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  • Conditions Are Right for Currency-Hedged Japan ETFs

    01-09-2017 03:42 PM by Max Chen

    As many try to find ares of opportunities and diversify their portfolios, investors should take a moment to consider currency-hedged Japan exchange traded funds. "We see global reflation and a weak yen propelling Japanese stocks higher on a currency-hedged basis," Richard Turn...

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  • Japan ETFs Offer Opportunities in Global Markets

    12-29-2016 03:49 PM by Max Chen

    Attractive valuations and political stability may help draw global investors to Japanese markets, supporting Japan country-specific exchange traded funds. Foreign institutional investors are rushing to buy Japanese stocks given that Japan is politically stable and that the sto...

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  • Hedged Japan ETFs to Capitalize Off Additional Stimulus

    07-15-2016 03:54 PM by Tom Lydon

    With the Japanese yen weakening and speculation Prime Minister Shinzo will augment his administration's stimulus measures, investors interested in the Japanese equities market should consider a currency-hedged exchange traded fund strategy. The Japanese yen experienced one of ...

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  • Currency-Hedged ETFs for an Uncertain Dollar Outlook

    06-15-2016 08:25 AM by Tom Lydon

    When looking to international markets, traders have turned to both international stocks and even included some currency-hedged strategy to manage foreign exchange currency fluctuations. On the other hand, investors can consider partial currency-hedged exchange traded funds to dim...

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  • Partial Currency-Hedged ETFs for Uncertain USD Outlook

    02-04-2016 04:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    When investing in overseas markets, some investors have turned to both international stocks and a currency-hedged strategy to even out foreign exchange fluctuations. Alternatively, people can look to partial currency-hedged exchange traded funds to help diminish currency risks, e...

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  • 'Currency Neutral' Hedged International ETF Options

    09-02-2015 02:34 PM by Tom Lydon

    Investors and advisors may utilize a traditional long global investment and a currency-hedged strategy for foreign stock exposure. On the other hand, one may use a 50/50 currency hedged ETF instead of holding two different ETFs. "The 50% hedge construction is the 'currency neu...

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  • New IndexIQ ETFs Bring the Neutral to Currency Hedged ETFs

    07-22-2015 12:35 PM by Todd Shriber

    Call it currency hedging 2.0. When it has come to international exchange traded funds, investors have had two options: Being completely unhedged or being 100% hedged with popular ETFs such as the WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity Fund (NYSEArca: HEDJ) and the Deutsche X-trackers MS...

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