Strategy of iShares MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (Acc)

Investment strategy

The MSCI Japan (total return) index tracks around 320 leading stocks on the Japanese market.

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MSCI Japan (10)

Equity (836) Japan (49)


EUR 134.86
Last quote
116.49 52 weeks low/high 136.63
52 weeks low/high
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Risk and fees of iShares MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (Acc)


EUR 430 m
Fund size
Fund size category


Physical (Full replication)
Legal structure ETF
Strategy risk Long-only
Fund currency USD

Currency risk

Currency unhedged
Volatility 1 year (in EUR) 12.46% Risk category
Inception Date 11 January 2010
Maximum drawdown
since inception (in USD)
Maximum drawdown period 25 Months


0.48% p.a.
Total expense ratio
0.00% Compare 1.40%
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Dividend/ Taxes

Distribution policy Accumulating
Distribution frequency -
Fund domicile Ireland
Tax data Bundesanzeiger

Legal structure

Fund Structure Corporate entity (SICAV, OEIC, SICAF, others)
UCITS compliance Yes
Fund Provider iShares
Administrator State Street Fund Services (Ireland) Limited
Investment Advisor -
Custodian Bank State Street Custodial Services (Ireland) Limited
Revision Company PricewaterhouseCoopers
Fiscal Year End 31 August
Swiss representative BlackRock Asset Management Schweiz AG
Swiss paying agent State Street Bank International GmbH, Munich, Zurich Branch

Tax Status

Germany Tax transparent
Switzerland ESTV Reporting
Austria Tax Reporting Fund
UK UK Reporting
EU Savings Directive Out of Scope

Replication, swap, securities lending

Indextype Total return index
Date of last index change 01.08.14
Swap counterparty -
Collateral manager Bank of New York Mellon
Securities lending Yes
Securities lending counterparty Bank of America Corporation | bank of nova scotia | Barclays Plc | BNP PARIBAS | Citigroup Inc | Credit Suisse Group AG | Deutsche Bank AG | Grupo Santander | HSBC Holdings Plc | JP Morgan Chase & Co | Macquarie Bank Ltd | Morgan Stanley | Nomura | SEB | Société Générale | The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. | UBS AG | UniCredit SpA

Performance of iShares MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (Acc)


1 year: 10.90%
Performance (incl. dividend)
Return in:
YTD 2017 2016 2015 2014
3.70% 8.50% 5.29% 21.62% 8.47%
1 month 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years
1.67% 7.00% 11.44% 10.90% 39.25%

Savings plan offers for the iShares MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (Acc)

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EUR 1.50 + ATC
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EUR 2.50
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Description of iShares MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (Acc)

The iShares MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (Acc) invests in stocks with focus Japan. The dividends in the fund are reinvested (accumulating).

The total expense ratio amounts to 0.48% p.a.. The fund replicates the performance of the underlying index by buying all the index constituents (full replication). The iShares MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (Acc) has 430m Euro assets under management. The ETF is older than 5 years and is domiciled in Ireland.

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