Traders Buy iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) on Weakness

Investors purchased shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ) on weakness during trading hours on Thursday. $44.65 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $31.76 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $12.89 million into the stock. Of all equities tracked, iShares MSCI Japan ETF had the 28th highest net in-flow for the day. iShares MSCI Japan ETF traded down ($0.13) for the day and closed at $57.39

The firm has a 50 day moving average of $55.69 and a 200 day moving average of $53.95.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Israel Discount Bank of New York lifted its holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 4.3% during the second quarter. Israel Discount Bank of New York now owns 98,776 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $5,299,000 after purchasing an additional 4,045 shares during the last quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC lifted its holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 3,908.8% during the second quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 20,044 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,076,000 after purchasing an additional 19,544 shares during the last quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC lifted its holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 6.8% during the second quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC now owns 35,433 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,872,000 after purchasing an additional 2,243 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Nova Scotia lifted its holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 6.0% during the second quarter. Bank of Nova Scotia now owns 7,447,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $399,568,000 after purchasing an additional 421,400 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Portfolio Strategies Inc purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the second quarter valued at about $6,179,000.

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iShares MSCI Japan ETF Company Profile

iShares MSCI Japan ETF (the fund), formerly Ishares Msci Japan Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of publicly traded securities in the Japanese market, as measured by the MSCI Japan Index (the Index).

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