Japan ETFs are attracting assets from global investors as they are confident that leader Shinzo Abe will win the snap election on 22 October.
US-based ETF investors are withdrawing en masse from currency-hedged international funds, despite advice to the contrary. The three largest currency-hedged ETFs in the US have seen combined outflows of around $3.5 billion so far this year as the US dollar has declined more than 9% against rival currencies.
A report from Bank of America Merrill Lynch last week said this autumn is the perfect time to buy into Japanese equities, as it predicts a 20% rise in the Nikkei index. But what are the best ETFs to take advantage of the current situation in the Japanese market?