Top MSCI Japan ETFs

The MSCI Japan index Factsheet

The MSCI Japan index tracks the return of japanese stocks. With its 323 constituents (as of: 30/09/19), the MSCI Japan index reflects approximately 85% of the total market capitalisation in Japan.

ETF investors profit from price gains and dividends of the MSCI Japan constituents. Currently, the MSCI Japan index is tracked by 8 ETFs.

0.19% p.a. - 0.59% p.a.
annual total expense ratio
track the MSCI Japan
13.41%
return in CHF in 2019 per 30/09/19

Cost of MSCI Japan ETFs

The total expense ratio (TER) of MSCI Japan ETFs is between 0.19% p.a. and 0.59% p.a.. In comparison, most actively managed funds do cost much more fees per year. Calculate your individual cost savings by using our cost calculator.

 

The best MSCI Japan ETF by 1-year fund return as of 30/09/19

All MSCI Japan ETFs ranked by fund return

 

The largest MSCI Japan ETF by fund size in CHF

All MSCI Japan ETFs ranked by fund size

 

The cheapest MSCI Japan ETF by total expense ratio

All MSCI Japan ETFs ranked by total expense ratio

 
 

MSCI Japan ETFs in comparison

The most important factors at a glance

Besides return, there are further important factors to consider when selecting a MSCI Japan ETF. In order to provide a sound decision basis, you find a list of all MSCI Japan ETFs with details on size, cost, age, use of profits, fund domicile and replication method ranked by fund size.

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Provider
ISIN
  Fund size
in m CHF
TER
in %
Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
Xtrackers MSCI Japan Index UCITS ETF 1CLU0274209740 1,892 0.30% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Full replication
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (JPY) A-accLU0950671825 1,773 0.35% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Full replication
iShares MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (Dist)IE00B02KXH56 1,443 0.59% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (JPY) A-disLU0136240974 1,250 0.35% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
iShares MSCI Japan UCITS ETF USD (Acc)IE00B53QDK08 428 0.48% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
HSBC MSCI Japan UCITS ETF USDIE00B5VX7566 181 0.19% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (JPY) A-UKdisLU1107559616 26 0.35% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
ComStage MSCI Japan UCITS ETFLU0392495452 13 0.25% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap

Source: justETF.com; As of 21/10/19

 

Return comparison of all MSCI Japan ETFs

The table shows the returns of all MSCI Japan ETFs in comparison. All return figures are including dividends as of month end. Besides the return the reference date on which you conduct the comparison is important. In order to find the best ETFs, you can also perform a chart comparison.

ETF   1 month
in %
3 months
in %
6 months
in %
1 year
in %
3 years
in %
HSBC MSCI Japan UCITS ETF USD 4.84% 5.25% 4.21% -3.09% 21.84%
Xtrackers MSCI Japan Index UCITS ETF 1C 4.83% 5.20% 4.12% -3.14% 21.38%
ComStage MSCI Japan UCITS ETF 4.83% 5.22% 4.14% -3.16% 21.44%
iShares MSCI Japan UCITS ETF USD (Acc) 4.80% 5.15% 4.05% -3.32% 20.96%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (JPY) A-acc 5.01% 5.20% 4.25% -3.33% -
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (JPY) A-dis 5.00% 5.26% 4.28% -3.34% 21.47%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (JPY) A-UKdis 5.00% 5.33% 4.29% -3.36% 21.52%
iShares MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (Dist) 4.76% 5.19% 4.03% -3.42% 20.51%
ETF   2019
in %
2018
in %
2017
in %
2016
in %
2015
in %
ComStage MSCI Japan UCITS ETF 13.54% -13.49% 18.54% 5.44% 8.70%
Xtrackers MSCI Japan Index UCITS ETF 1C 13.41% -13.44% 18.63% 5.06% 8.46%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (JPY) A-UKdis 13.40% -13.35% 18.87% 4.15% 9.40%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (JPY) A-dis 13.39% -13.36% 18.88% 4.11% 9.37%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (JPY) A-acc 13.36% -13.33% - - -
HSBC MSCI Japan UCITS ETF USD 13.07% -12.89% 18.55% 5.21% 8.96%
iShares MSCI Japan UCITS ETF USD (Acc) 12.09% -12.51% 18.23% 4.36% 9.59%
iShares MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (Dist) 12.01% -12.61% 18.16% 4.23% 9.51%

Source: justETF.com; As of 30/09/19; Calculations in CHF including dividends