WisdomTree to Hedge Japan ETF

WisdomTree announced that the WisdomTree Japan Total Dividend Fund (DXJ) will begin to hedge Japanese yen exposure. DXJ will provide the same broad exposure to the Japanese equity market but will seek to neutralize fluctuations in the yen against the U.S. dollar.


Japan Returns to Growth

After four consecutive quarters of declining GDP, Japan’s recession is over. The world’s second largest economy reported that Q2 GDP grew an annualized 3.7% on the strength of exports and government stimulus spending.

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Case Study: Currency Risk

U.S. investors have fully embraced the idea of diversifying their portfolios with international equities. However, investing outside the border of the U.S. exposes portfolios to currency fluctuations.