Japan

Why invest in Japan

Japan is the third largest economy in the world,its considered one of the most developed countries in the world. It has a very stable social – economic structure and boasts of financially stable institutions. Japan has highly developed infrastructure and great connectivity. Japanese companies are world renowned for excellence. On the downside it does have an aging population and slow growth characteristic of developed economy.

Key indicators to consider before investing

Top 5 ETF’s by Market Capitalization

Name of the Fund Ticker Symbol /Total AUM* Year of Inception Expense Ratio
 iShares MSCI Japan  EWJ  03/12/1996 0.48%

WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity

 DXJ

 06/16/2006  0.48%
 Deutsche X-trackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity  DBJP  06/09/2011  0.45%
 Ishares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan  HEWJ  01/31/2014  0.49%
 WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend  DFJ  06/16/2006  0.58%

 

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