iShares MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (Inc) (IJPN)

iShares MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (Inc) is an exchange traded fund (ETF) that aims to track the performance of the MSCI Japan Index as closely as possible. The ETF invests in physical index securities. The MSCI Japan Index offers exposure to Japanese stocks which comply with MSCI's size, liquidity, and free float criteria. The index is free float market capitalisation weighted. iShares ETFs are funds managed by BlackRock. They are transparent, cost-efficient, liquid vehicles that trade on stock exchanges like normal securities. iShares ETFs offer flexible and easy access to a wide range of markets and asset classes.

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    Currency : USD
  • Key Facts

    Domicile Irish
    UCITS Compliant Yes
    Ticker IJPN
    Asset Class Equity
    Currency Hedged No
    Expense Ratio (TER) % 0.59%
    Securities Lending Return* (31/12/13) 0.03%
    Base Currency USD
    Inception Date 01/10/04
    Rebalance Frequency Quarterly
    Product Structure Physical
    Product Methodology Optimised
    Distribution Frequency Semi Annually
    Use of Income Distributing
  • Product Details

    Fund Manager BlackRock Asset Management Ireland Limited
    Issuing Company iShares plc
    Administrator State Street Fund Services (Ireland) Limited
    Custodian State Street Custodial Services (Ireland) Limited
    Product Licenser MSCI
    Reporting Frequency Quarterly
    Futures Available No
    Options Available No
    Entry Fees No
    Exit Fees No
    Performance Fees No
    ISA Yes
    SIPP Yes
    UK Distributor/Reporting Status Yes/Yes
    Minimum Purchase 1 Share
  • Benchmark Information

    Benchmark Name MSCI Japan Index(SM)
    Benchmark Provider MSCI Inc.
    Benchmark Currency USD
    Benchmark Level Type Net Total Return
    Rebalance Frequency
    Bloomberg Total Return Index Ticker NDDUJN
    Bloomberg Price Index Ticker MXJP
    Reuters Price Index Ticker .MSCIJP
    Reuters Total Return Index Ticker .dMIJP00000NUS
  • Performance Chart

    Currency: USD
  • Yield Information

    Distribution Frequency Semi Annually
    Use of Income Distributing
    Fiscal Year End 28/02/15
    Date of Financial Year-End-Distribution 29/12/10
    Currency USD
    Distribution Yield 0.80% (USD)
    View History
  • London Stock Exchange

    Product Identifiers

    ISIN IE00B02KXH56
    Bloomberg Code IJPN LN
    Bloomberg iNAV INAVIJPP
    Common Code (EOC) 20211113
    ISIN of iNAV DE000A0SYPA8
  • London Stock Exchange

    Exchange Information

    Product Ticker IJPN
    Product Currency on Exchange GBP
    Initial Listing Date 01/10/04

    On Exchange Market Makers

    Flow Traders B.V.
    Nyenburgh Beheer BV
    Susquehanna International Securities
    Timber Hill Europe
    Winterflood Securities Ltd
  • Registered Countries

    Austria Luxembourg
    Belgium Netherlands
    Denmark Norway
    Finland Portugal
    France Spain
    Germany Sweden
    Ireland Switzerland
    Italy United Kingdom

* Annualised Securities Lending Return is calculated using unaudited 12 month net securities lending revenues to the fund divided by the average NAV of the fund over the same period. 60% of all securities lending revenues are paid directly into the fund, with BlackRock receiving 40% compensation which covers all operational costs. BlackRock’s policy is to disclose performance information quarterly subject to a one-month delay. This means that returns from 01 January 2011 to 31 December 2011 can be publicly disclosed from 01 February 2012. Annualised Securities Lending Return will not be displayed for the funds that have participated in securities lending for less than 12 months.

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