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    1. From Barron’s, September 15, 2014 (Part 2)

      Commentary

      Sat, 13 Sep 2014

      currency hedged ETFs [27 now] is discussed. It makes more sense to use hedged ETFs for developed countries [Japan DXJ vs EWJ ; Europe HEDJ ] as the US$ is expected to gain strength. But 6 hedged EM ETFs are ill-conceived [Brazil DBBR vs EWZ ; 11% local

    2. Nikkei climbs to 8-month high

      Headlines

      Fri, 12 Sep 2014

      to a six-year closing high at 1,313.72, while the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 gained 0.2% to 11,905.53. ETFs: DXJ , EWJ , DFJ , NKY , DBJP , EZJ , EWV , SCJ , JPNL , DXJS , JSC , ITF , JPP , JPNS , HEWJ , FJP , DXJH , DXJR , DXJF , DXJC , DXJT

    3. Japan GDP revision shows economy shrank more than expected

      Headlines

      Mon, 8 Sep 2014

      decision, expected by year-end, on whether to proceed with a scheduled second increase in the sales tax to 10%. ETFs: DXJ , EWJ , FXY , YCS , JGBS , DFJ , JGBD , NKY , JYN , DBJP , EZJ , EWV , YCL , SCJ , DXJS , JPNL , ITF , JSC , JGBL , JPP , JGBT , JPNS

    4. Bank of Japan optimistic on economy's outlook

      Headlines

      Thu, 4 Sep 2014

      by 60T-70T yen ($571B-$666B) per year via aggressive asset purchases to reflate its declining economy. ETFs: DXJ , EWJ , FXY , YCS , JGBS , DFJ , JGBD , NKY , JYN , DBJP , EZJ , EWV , YCL , SCJ , DXJS , JPNL , ITF , JSC , JGBL , JPP , JGBT , JPNS

    5. Nikkei soars to 7-month high

      Headlines

      Tue, 2 Sep 2014

      668.60. The Topix rose 1.1% to 1,297, while the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 gained 1.1% to 11,763.89. ETFs: DXJ , EWJ , DFJ , NKY , DBJP , EZJ , EWV , SCJ , JPNL , DXJS , JSC , ITF , JPP , JPNS , HEWJ , FJP , DXJH , DXJR , DXJF , DXJC , DXJT

    6. Weekly ETF Gainers / Losers

      Headlines

      Fri, 29 Aug 2014

      Gainers: BRF +7.85% . EWZ +6.53% . GAZ +6.12% . UNG +4.95% . ILF +4.72% . Losers: REMX -2.98% . FXI -1.03% . EWJ -1.01% . XHB -0.94% . TAN -0.89% . Post your comment!

    7. Japan's Vice Economy Minister states risks of next tax hike

      Headlines

      Wed, 27 Aug 2014

      whether to proceed with the proposed plan of raising the national sales tax even higher, lifting the rate to 10%. ETFs: DXJ , EWJ , FXY , YCS , JGBS , JGBD , DFJ , JYN , NKY , DBJP , EZJ , EWV , YCL , SCJ , DXJS , JPNL , JSC , ITF , JGBL , JPP , JGBT , JPNS

    8. Nikkei hits 3-1/2-week high

      Headlines

      Mon, 25 Aug 2014

      week. The Topix gained 0.4% to 1,291.31, while the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 r ose 0.4% to 11,751.23. ETFs: DXJ , EWJ , DFJ , NKY , DBJP , EZJ , EWV , SCJ , JPNL , DXJS , JSC , ITF , JPP , JPNS , HEWJ , FJP , DXJH , DXJR , DXJF , DXJC , DXJT

    9. Nikkei hits three-week high

      Headlines

      Thu, 21 Aug 2014

      The Topix also gained 0.9% to 1,291.19, while the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 rose 0.9% to 11,752.54. ETFs: DXJ , EWJ , DFJ , NKY , DBJP , EZJ , EWV , SCJ , JPNL , DXJS , JSC , ITF , JPP , JPNS , HEWJ , FJP , DXJH , DXJR , DXJF , DXJC , DXJT

    10. Japan's economy contracts sharply

      Headlines

      Wed, 13 Aug 2014

      will raise the rate to 10%) has been approved by the Japanese government and will take effect in October 2015. ETFs: DXJ , EWJ , JGBS , JGBD , DFJ , NKY , DBJP , EZJ , EWV , SCJ , DXJS , JPNL , JSC , ITF , JGBL , JPP , JGBT , JPNS , HEWJ , JGBB , FJP

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