iShares MSCI Japan ETF

NYSEARCA: EWJ
$70.33
+$1.21 (+1.8%)
Closing price March 1, 2024
One area of the financial markets that has grown like wildfire in the past two decades is the rise of exchange-traded funds. Merrill Lynch expects the market for ETFs and related products to rise to...
24/7 Wall St. wanted to take a closer look at how key exchange traded funds that track Japan have reacted to the Bank of Japan's news ahead of Wednesday's FOMC announcement.
It may not seem like much of a big deal to U.S. investors, but the Asian equities markets will have to trade without Japan leading off for the first three days of the week.
Japan made policy announcements last Friday that were highly supportive of overweight analyst calls for Japan.
Most international investors also want to invest in strong economies. After all, why should investors chase weak economies where their efforts may be treated poorly?
The pro-Japan quantitative easing trade is coming to an end. At least that is what Credit Suisse has telegraphed in its global equity strategy sector outlook. The firm’s Andrew Garthwaite calls...
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down more than 140 points after a dismal ISM manufacturing report on Monday. It is now down more than 1,000 points from its high.
The U.S. markets were closed on Monday, January 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Europe and Asia, however, were not closed.
WisdomTree Investments Inc. (NASDAQ: WETF) has been winning and winning due to its great Japan bet on a hedged Japan Equity ETF, which moved to eliminate the currency risks of the yen devaluation...
Endless printing of money to purchase assets and bonds in Japan is a real game-changing initiative. It devalues what had become a very overvalued Yen but creates problems for the rest of us....
Japan has confirmed what we already expected in that its version of quantitative easing is going to be massive. Depending on how it comes about, somewhere between $75 billion and $80 billion...
24/7 Wall St. is reviewing ETF strategies, nuances and trends with regularity, and we cannot help but to wonder about the so-called hedged international exchange traded funds (ETFs). These hedged...
Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) is out with its so-called RIC-Report for its clients. There is good news for equity investors, but not such good news for investors in municipal bonds, corporate...
Byron Wien announced his predictions for 10 big surprises for 2013 this week to kick off the new year. Wien is now vice chairman at Blackstone Advisory Partners, and this was his 28th year in which...
Marc Faber, who is the publisher of the Gloom, Boom and Doom Report, gave an interview on Bloomberg Television this Monday showing some real caution that is mixed with some optimism.  Faber spoke to...