ETF offers access to Japanese stock corporations with currency hedging..
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A new equity index fund from BlackRock has been tradable on Xetra in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment since Tuesday.
Name: iShares JPX-Nikkei 400 EUR Hedged UCITS ETF
Asset class: equity ETF
Total expense ratio: 0.45 percent
Distribution policy: accumulating
Benchmark: JPX-Nikkei 400 Net Total Return EUR Hedged Index
The iShares JPX-Nikkei 400 EUR Hedged UCITS ETF enables investors to participate in the performance of the JPX-Nikkei 400 Index while hedged against EUR exchange-rate risks. The reference index comprises small to large cap stock corporations along with growth and innovation stocks. In addition to market capitalisation, instruments are selected based on fundamental data such as return on equity, operating income and corporate governance.
The product offering in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment currently comprises a total of 1,056 exchange traded funds. This selection, together with an average monthly trading volume of around €13 billion, makes Xetra Europe’s leading trading venue for ETFs.