WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Fund ETFFund
- Change 0.29 (0.5%)
- Volume 0.06 M
4:00 PM EDT Sep 2, 2014
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- Assets $313.4M
- Expense Ratio 0.58%
- Yield 3.32%
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WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund is an exchange-trade fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Index. The Fund invests in small-capitalization companies incorporated in Japan that pay regular cash dividends.
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08-22-2014 08:20 AM by Tom Lydon
Putting a damper on Japan's recovering economy, the electronics export industry is slowing. Japan exchange traded fund investors may want to consider small-cap options to better focus on the growing domestic market. The iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEArca: EWJ), which includes a ...
07-30-2014 08:20 AM by Tom Lydon
Accommodative measures could support the Japanese economy, but a strengthening yen currency will weigh on exporters. Consequently, investors may find better opportunities in investing in Japan's domestic market through small-cap exchange traded funds. The yen currency has hove...
06-26-2014 07:30 AM by Todd Shriber
Some of the more impressive performances by non-U.S. developed market exchange traded funds in recent months have come courtesy of Japan funds. A declining yen has lifted the WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund (NYSEArca: DXJ) and the db X-trackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity Fun...
06-19-2014 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Japanese investors could shift from low-yielding bonds to dividend paying stocks as inflation expectations rise, potentially strengthening Japanese equities and related exchange traded funds. "As the signals are becoming increasingly bearish for its bond market, the trigger fo...
11-11-2013 11:13 AM by Jeremy Schwartz -- WisdomTree
In today's low-interest-rate environment, dividend-paying equities have become an attractive alternative source of income not only because of the current income they provide but also because of their potential for growth. Unfortunately, when investors think of dividends, they ten...
11-06-2013 07:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Exchange traded funds providers may have found a new region in which to shop their wares: Latin America and it is not even the region's largest economies, Brazil or Mexico, that is really helping facilitate ETF growth there. Rather, it is Chile. Chile is most frequently known ...
06-17-2013 10:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Small-cap Japan exchange traded funds are slated to benefit the most from the Japanese economic recovery and a turnaround in the Nikkei. Many of the Japanese small-cap companies are focused on domestic growth rather than export industries. "After the rally for the past six mon...
06-14-2013 02:41 PM by Tom Lydon
The equities markets and stock exchange traded funds experienced a tumultuous week on fears that central banks will cut back on their stimulus measures. The week started off quietly enough, but the lack of additional stimulus plans out of the Bank of Japan sent the Nikkie spir...
02-08-2013 09:02 AM by Tom Lydon
WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund (NYSEArca: DXJ) has been getting a lot of press lately with the ETF's currency-hedged strategy is in the sweet spot as Japanese stocks rally and the yen plumbs multiyear lows. However, DXJ was falling harder than unhedged ETFs on Friday morn...
02-18-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Japan had a rough run in 2011, after the March earthquake and tsunami halted the stock rally of the first two months. In 2012, small-cap focused shares and exchange traded funds tracking Japan could help rebuild and strengthen investment into the country. "The main argument fo...
02-16-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Dividend exchange traded funds have become a key component holding for many investors, especially for those looking for that extra bit of cash on the side. Dividend ETFs specifically pick out companies known for their dividend yields, but among the ETF universe, the markets m...
08-23-2011 10:21 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
Market turmoil such as what we have faced recently in equities often causes "value" investors to come out of the woodwork and start hunting for potential bargains. One investment strategy that seems to gather steam when equity indices have fallen sharply from their highs is th...
08-05-2011 07:39 AM by Tom Lydon
The yen was moving higher against the dollar Friday morning following the previous day's big drop after Japan's central bank intervened in currency markets to force the yen lower. During trading inAsian markets on Wednesday, the U.S. dollar quickly spiked against the yen after...
07-26-2011 11:35 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds that invest in Japanese stocks have been rising the past few weeks in a bid to regain the February high before the earthquake and tsunami rocked the country. Japan equity ETFs have been strengthening along with the currency, the yen. For example, Currency...
03-30-2011 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Japan's stock market and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) have fallen since disaster struck the country. With continued uncertainty in the country regarding the impact of the nuclear reactors, and prices as low as they are now, some are wondering if Japan, the world's third l...
03-25-2011 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
While news of Japan's disasters were hardly cheerful, investor interest on the small island nation skyrocketed in just as short time frame, as more than a billion found its way into Japan related exchange traded funds (ETFs). In the following week after the disaster hit Japan ...
10-19-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Deflation has enervated the Japanese economy, and there is still no real sign of a quick fix for Japan's economic woes. Exacerbating the situation, a stronger yen has kept the economy and its exchange traded fund (ETFs) from gaining as much ground as other Asian markets have. ...
08-24-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Japan is caught in a deflationary spiral that has left its government scratching its head in search of a solution and its exchange traded funds (ETFs) in the doldrums. The rejuvenated Japanese yen isn't helping things, either. The Japanese economy only expanded 0.1% in the sec...
07-12-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
After wallowing in the doldrums for the better part of two decades, Japan's stock market is finally attracting foreign money. One analyst thinks this might be the beginning of a huge bull run for Japanese exchange traded funds (ETFs). Alexander Green of Investment U reports th...
05-25-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The euro is falling, U.S. stocks are ailing and even the Chinese markets are coming under fire. Where can you go? Investors have taken to safe havens to protect their money, but Japan exchange traded funds (ETFs) might be another option if the country's fundamentals continue to i...
03-25-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Now that the domestic small-cap space has been well-covered by exchange traded funds (ETFs), providers are setting their sights on more distant lands. What has suddenly become so appealing about this heretofore unrepresented asset class? ETF issuers are leaning toward ETFs wi...
01-06-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
It's a brand-new year, which means a host of brand-new, hot-off-the-presses economic predictions. Byron Wien, who seemed awfully prescient with his 2009 predictions, is out with another 10 for the coming year. Byron Wien, chief investment strategist at Pequot Capital Manageme...
10-06-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The Japanese economy, along with related exchange traded funds (ETFs), are heavily dependent on the health foreign economies. A new dominant political party, however, plans to look inward to accomplish the country's economic goals. The Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) plans to ...
09-15-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
As the dominant Japanese party settles itself in the government, a shift in the governmental agenda may become beneficial to Japanese small-cap-related exchange traded funds (ETFs). The Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), the new leading political party in Japan, wants to increas...
09-01-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Out with the old and in with the new. Japan's new leading party is promising rapid and effective changes that could bring its economy and related exchange traded fund (ETF) out of the recession. The defeat of Japan's long-standing conservative party, the Liberal Democratic Par...
06-17-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The outlook for Japan's economy is not as doom and gloom as once anticipated, with an upgrade to exports and industrial production giving hope to the overall economic picture. Related stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs) are on the move in response to the news. The Japanes...
01-15-2009 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Certain exchange traded funds (ETFs) mangled in hard times right now could just turn out to be diamonds in the rough. What are they? As the market continues to flounder, the meticulous and perceptive investor may have noticed that there are bargains to be had on broader based ...
11-19-2008 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are set to be one of the best-kept market bets when the stock market decides to rebound. So far, the ETFs that are tied to worldwide market indexes have gone through a rough patch. According to Lipper data, 36 funds out of a total of 745 have manag...
07-28-2008 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Japan's slowing exports could have an impact on the country's exchange traded funds (ETFs). For the first time in four years, Japan's exports fell year on year. The economy in Japan is dependent upon domestic consumption to sustain growth, and with exports down, a recession ma...
Number of Holdings: 588
|Engineering & Const Srvcs||5.1%|
|Transportation & Logistics||3.1%|
|Home & Office Products||3%|
|Apparel & Textile Products||3%|
|Travel Lodging & Dining||2.7%|
|Biotech & Pharma||2.5%|
|Consumer Discretionary Srvcs||1.8%|
|Iron & Steel||1.6%|
|Design Mfg & Distribution||1.5%|
|Containers & Packaging||1.1%|
|Health Care Facilities/Srvcs||1.1%|
|Metals & Mining||1%|
Number of Holdings: 588
|0.8%||JP||Kaken Pharmaceutical...||Health Care||253921070000||Japan|
|0.7%||JP||Sanrio Co Ltd||Consumer Discretionary||264613010000||Japan|
|0.6%||JP||Heiwa Corp||Consumer Discretionary||237046520000||Japan|
|0.6%||JP||Nishi-Nippon City Ba...||Financials||216711250000||Japan|
|0.6%||JP||Square Enix Holdings...||Technology||276225910000||Japan|
|0.5%||JP||Ube Industries Ltd/J...||Materials||186912190000||Japan|
|0.5%||JP||Kose Corp||Consumer Staples||275090140000||Japan|
|0.5%||JP||Tsumura & Co||Health Care||188181850000||Japan|
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