Investors bought shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) on weakness during trading hours on Wednesday. $222.13 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $48.41 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $173.72 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, iShares MSCI Japan ETF had the 4th highest net in-flow for the day. iShares MSCI Japan ETF traded down ($0.61) for the day and closed at $56.89

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 79.0% during the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 43,661,933 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,649,406,000 after purchasing an additional 19,274,661 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 9.4% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 19,393,650 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,123,086,000 after purchasing an additional 1,671,802 shares during the period. 1607 Capital Partners LLC boosted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 7.2% during the first quarter. 1607 Capital Partners LLC now owns 3,568,678 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $216,547,000 after purchasing an additional 239,000 shares during the period. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 16.7% during the first quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 3,451,834 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $209,457,000 after purchasing an additional 493,502 shares during the period. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 53.4% during the second quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,008,539 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $116,313,000 after purchasing an additional 698,891 shares during the period.

About iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

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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