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iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
-0.94 1.35 13.25 21.54 -0.94 - - - 27.09
Market Price (%) Market price return represents changes to the midpoint price and accounts for distributions from the fund. The midpoint is the average of the bid-ask prices at 4:00 PM ET (when NAV is normally determined for most funds). -0.97 1.39 13.34 21.43 -0.97 - - - 27.09
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI Japan 100% Hedged to USD Index -1.22 3.46 14.75 23.46 -1.22 17.54 115.35 1.01 26.25
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%) Return after taxes on distributions. Assumes fund shares have not been sold. -1.30 1.19 13.07 21.09 -1.30 - - - 25.05
After Tax Post-Liq. (%) Return after taxes on distributions and sale of fund shares. -0.08 1.02 7.79 12.74 -0.08 - - - 20.68

The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Net Assets as of 23-Mar-2017 $986,801,788
Inception Date 31-Jan-2014
Exchange NYSE Arca
Asset Class Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Japan 100% Hedged to USD Index
Bloomberg Index Ticker M0JPHUSD
Shares Outstanding as of 23-Mar-2017 35,300,000
CUSIP 46434V886
Options Available Yes

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

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Holdings

Holdings

as of 22-Mar-2017
Ticker ISIN Name Sector Country Asset Class SEDOL Market Value Price Currency
EWJ US46434G8226 ISHARES MSCI JAPAN ETF Financials United States Equity BDR7G84 $996,931,545 51.51 USD
BLKFDS US0669224778 BLK CSH FND TREASURY SL AGENCY Cash and/or Derivatives United States Money Market - $1,898,621 1.00 USD
JPY - JPY/USD Cash and/or Derivatives United States Forwards - $117,515 1.00 USD
JPY - JPY/USD Cash and/or Derivatives United States Forwards - $102,604 1.00 USD
JPY - JPY/USD Cash and/or Derivatives United States Forwards - $81,596 1.00 USD
JPY - JPY/USD Cash and/or Derivatives United States Forwards - $45,200 1.00 USD
JPY - JPY/USD Cash and/or Derivatives United States Forwards - $3,545 1.00 USD
JPY - JPY/USD Cash and/or Derivatives United States Forwards - -$1,455 1.00 USD
JPY - JPY/USD Cash and/or Derivatives United States Forwards - -$3,246 1.00 USD
JPY - JPY/USD Cash and/or Derivatives United States Forwards - -$6,798 1.00 USD
Ticker Name Asset Class Price Market Value Sector SEDOL ISIN Country Currency
Exchange-traded index futures may be used to offset cash and receivables for the purpose of tracking the benchmark index.
Ticker Name Asset Class Sector Country Market Value Price ISIN SEDOL Currency
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 22-Mar-2017

% of Market Value

Geographic exposure relates principally to the domicile of the issuers of the securities held in the product, added together and then expressed as a percentage of the product’s total holdings. However, in some instances it can reflect the country where the issuer of the securities carries out much of their business.
as of 22-Mar-2017

% of Market Value

Allocations are subject to change.
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