NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- On April 1, ETF investors will gain access to a new investment strategy for Japan when the WisdomTree Japan Total Dividend Fund (DXJ) begins hedging its yen exposure. This will allow foreign investors to invest in Japan as if they were domestic investors unconcerned about currency exchange rates.At a time when the Securities and Exchange Commission is increasing its scrutiny of ETFs that use of derivatives out of concern that they amplify risk, the revamped WisdomTree offering reminds investors that derivatives can also be used to reduce risk.
Japan ETF Will Hedge Currency Risk
Check Out Our Best Services for Investors
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.
- Model portfolio
- Stocks trading below $10
- Intraday trade alerts
Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutinyquantitative, fundamental and technical analysisto maximize profit potential and minimize risk.
More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.