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Currently Japan index is 2.22% year to date.
The weekly change is 0.26%.
The daily change is -1.71%.
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12Stocks.com Market Intelligence: Japan Daily Technical Insight
Although mid term i.e weekly trends for Japan index are improving, the long and short term trends are deteriorating.

The overall market intelligence score is 32 (0-bearish to 100-bullish) which puts Japan index in short term bearish to neutral territory.

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Japan Index in Brief
Year-to-date Japan is outperforming market by 4.96%.
Market Trend Chart View
 Year To Date Performance: 2.22 %
 Weekly Performance: 0.26 %
 Daily Performance: -1.71 %
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Short Term Trend Analysis for EWJ
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The current technical trend score is 32 in a scale where 0 is bearish and 100 is bullish. The trend score in the session before was 32.
Trend score updated daily. Not to be used for investing.
Japan: Technical Analysis, Trends & YTD Performance

EWJ Weekly Chart
Long Term Trend: Not Good
Medium Term Trend: Very Good

EWJ Daily Chart
Short Term Trend: Not Good
Overall Trend Score: 32
YTD Performance: 2.22%
**Trend Scores & Views Are Only For Educational Purposes And Not For Investing

12Stocks.com: Top Performing Japan Index Stocks

We try to spot trends by analyzing the performances of various stocks or components within Japan Index and try to find best performing stocks. The movers and shakers. The winners and losers.

The top performing Japan Index stocks year to date are NTT DOCOMO [15.62%], Nippon Telegraph [15.35%], Sony [13.78%], Nidec [4.94%], Makita [4.55%], Internet Initiative [3.9%], Toyota Motor [2.69%], Honda Motor [2.37%], Advantest [2.34%], Canon [-0.47%], Nissan Motor [-2.58%]. More

Now, more recently, over last week, the top performing Japan Index stocks on the move are - Advantest [9.79%], Nippon Telegraph [4.12%], Makita [3.27%], Sony [3.05%], NTT DOCOMO [1.2%], Mitsubishi UFJ [0.95%], Nidec [0.24%], Wacoal Holdings [0.14%], Internet Initiative [-0.38%], Nomura Holdings [-0.56%], Toyota Motor [-0.62%]. More

The laggards stocks in this index year to date (YTD) are ORIX [-8%], Sumitomo Mitsui [-7.42%], Nomura Holdings [-6.7%], Mitsui [-5.31%], Mizuho Financial [-5.29%], Kyocera [-4.58%], Mitsubishi UFJ [-4.16%], Wacoal Holdings [-3.15%], Nissan Motor [-2.58%], Canon [-0.47%], Advantest [2.34%].

The best trending Japan stocks currently are Advantest [0.74%], Sony [-0.28%], NTT DOCOMO [-0.01%], Internet Initiative [-0.31%], Nippon Telegraph [0.14%], Nidec [-0.24%], Toyota Motor [-3.30%], Makita [3.27%], Canon [-0.29%], Mitsubishi UFJ [-0.07%], Wacoal Holdings [-0.74%]. More
LEADING JAPAN STOCKS
NTT DOCOMO: 15.62%
NIPPON TELEGRAPH: 15.35%
SONY : 13.78%
NIDEC : 4.94%
MAKITA : 4.55%
INTERNET INITIATIVE: 3.9%
TOYOTA MOTOR: 2.69%
HONDA MOTOR: 2.37%
ADVANTEST : 2.34%
CANON : -0.47%
 
12Stocks.com: Investing in Japan Index using Exchange Traded Funds
The following table shows list of key exchange traded funds (ETF) that help investors track Japan index.

The following list also includes leveraged ETF funds that track twice or thrice the daily returns of Japan indices. Short or inverse ETF funds move in the opposite direction to the index they track and are useful during market pullbacks or during bear markets.

Quick View: Move mouse or cursor over ETF symbol (ticker) to view short-term technical chart and over ETF name to view long term chart. Click on ticker or stock name for detailed view. Click on to add stock symbol to your watchlist and to view watchlist.

12Stocks.com List of ETFs that track Japan Index

TickerETF NameWatchlistRecent PriceMarket Intelligence ScoreChange %Week %Year-to-date %
EWJiShares MSCI Japan Index 11.4932-1.710.262.22%
DXJWisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity 49.2248-2.22-0.34-0.02%
HEWJiShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan 27.1535-2.65-0.180%
EPPiShares MSCI Pacific ex-Japan 44.1525-0.90-0.290.46%
DBJPdb X-trackers MSCI Japan Hedged Eq ETF 37.0835-2.290.240.14%
FXYCurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust 82.81500.740.291.97%
SCJiShares MSCI Japan Small Cap Index 53.4147-0.711.293.39%
AXJLWisdomTree Asia-Pacific ex-Japan 65.5718-1.60-2.560.51%
EWVProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan 62.19683.12-0.64-4.79%
JPNLDirexion Daily Japan Bull 3X Shares 42.1432-4.640.646.07%
EZJProShares Ultra MSCI Japan 80.3932-3.060.684.35%
JPPSPDR Russell/Nomura PRIME Japan 43.2373-99.570.612.07%
 Market Intelligence Score (0-Bearish to 100-Bullish)
12Stocks.com: Investing in Japan Index with Stocks
The following table helps investors and traders sort through current performance and trends (as measured by market intelligence score) of various stocks in the Japan Index.

One can glean long and short term trends by sorting Japan stock list by performance over daily, weekly or year-to-date periods.

Quick View: Move mouse or cursor over stock symbol (ticker) to view short-term technical chart and over stock name to view long term chart. Click on ticker or stock name for detailed view. Click on to add stock symbol to your watchlist and to view watchlist.

12Stocks.com Performance of Stocks in Japan Index

TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceMarket Intelligence ScoreChange %YTD Change%
TMToyota Motor Corporation Services & Goods128.8558-2.502.69%
MTUMitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. Financials5.3032-1.30-4.16%
DCMNTT DOCOMO, Inc. Technology16.8867-0.0615.62%
HMCHonda Motor Co., Ltd. Services & Goods30.2225-1.342.37%
NTTNippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp. Technology29.54590.4815.35%
SMFGSumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. Financials6.740-1.75-7.42%
MFGMizuho Financial Group, Inc. Financials3.220-3.88-5.29%
CAJCanon Inc. Services & Goods31.5141-0.91-0.47%
NSANYNissan Motor Co., Ltd. Services & Goods17.0225-3.08-2.58%
MITSYMitsui & Co. Ltd. Industrials254.0010-1.18-5.31%
NMRNomura Holdings, Inc. Financials5.2925-2.58-6.7%
SNESony Corporation Technology23.2983-1.1913.78%
IXORIX Corp. Financials57.530-6.59-8%
KYOKyocera Corp. Technology43.720-0.97-4.58%
NJNidec Corp. Industrials17.0158-1.394.94%
MKTAYMakita Corp. Industrials47.10577.464.55%
ATEAdvantest Corp. Technology12.671006.202.34%
WACLYWacoal Holdings Corp. Services & Goods49.2532-1.48-3.15%
IIJIInternet Initiative Japan Inc. Technology10.3963-2.903.9%
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12Stocks.com: Charts, Trends, Fundamental Data and Performances of Japan Stocks
We now take in-depth look at all Japan stocks including charts, multi-period performances and overall trends (as measured by market intelligence score).

One can sort Japan stocks (click link to choose) by Daily, Weekly and by Year-to-Date performances. Also, one can sort by size of the company or by market capitalization.
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Stock Chart of Toyota Motor CorporationTM Toyota Motor Corporation
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Auto Manufacturers - Major
MarketCap: 185906 Millions
Recent Price: 128.85    Market Intelligence Score: 58
Day Percent Change: -2.50%     Day Change: -3.30
Week Change: -0.62%     Year-to-date Change: 2.7%
TM Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.MTU Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Money Center Banks
MarketCap: 78706 Millions
Recent Price: 5.30    Market Intelligence Score: 32
Day Percent Change: -1.30%     Day Change: -0.07
Week Change: 0.95%     Year-to-date Change: -4.2%
MTU Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of NTT DOCOMO, Inc.DCM NTT DOCOMO, Inc.
Sector: Technology
SubSector: Diversified Communication Services
MarketCap: 68057.4 Millions
Recent Price: 16.88    Market Intelligence Score: 67
Day Percent Change: -0.06%     Day Change: -0.01
Week Change: 1.2%     Year-to-date Change: 15.6%
DCM Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Honda Motor Co., Ltd.HMC Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Auto Manufacturers - Major
MarketCap: 62209.9 Millions
Recent Price: 30.22    Market Intelligence Score: 25
Day Percent Change: -1.34%     Day Change: -0.41
Week Change: -3.05%     Year-to-date Change: 2.4%
HMC Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp.NTT Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp.
Sector: Technology
SubSector: Telecom Services - Foreign
MarketCap: 60184.8 Millions
Recent Price: 29.54    Market Intelligence Score: 59
Day Percent Change: 0.48%     Day Change: 0.14
Week Change: 4.12%     Year-to-date Change: 15.4%
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Stock Chart of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc.SMFG Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Foreign Regional Banks
MarketCap: 57598.8 Millions
Recent Price: 6.74    Market Intelligence Score: 0
Day Percent Change: -1.75%     Day Change: -0.12
Week Change: -3.3%     Year-to-date Change: -7.4%
SMFG Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.MFG Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Foreign Regional Banks
MarketCap: 48106.5 Millions
Recent Price: 3.22    Market Intelligence Score: 0
Day Percent Change: -3.88%     Day Change: -0.13
Week Change: -3.01%     Year-to-date Change: -5.3%
MFG Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Canon Inc.CAJ Canon Inc.
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Business Equipment
MarketCap: 42026.4 Millions
Recent Price: 31.51    Market Intelligence Score: 41
Day Percent Change: -0.91%     Day Change: -0.29
Week Change: -4.66%     Year-to-date Change: -0.5%
CAJ Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.NSANY Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Auto Manufacturers - Major
MarketCap: 36355 Millions
Recent Price: 17.02    Market Intelligence Score: 25
Day Percent Change: -3.08%     Day Change: -0.54
Week Change: -3.02%     Year-to-date Change: -2.6%
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Stock Chart of Mitsui & Co. Ltd.MITSY Mitsui & Co. Ltd.
Sector: Industrials
SubSector: Conglomerates
MarketCap: 26205.8 Millions
Recent Price: 254.00    Market Intelligence Score: 10
Day Percent Change: -1.18%     Day Change: -3.02
Week Change: -4.65%     Year-to-date Change: -5.3%
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Stock Chart of Nomura Holdings, Inc.NMR Nomura Holdings, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Investment Brokerage - National
MarketCap: 23452.4 Millions
Recent Price: 5.29    Market Intelligence Score: 25
Day Percent Change: -2.58%     Day Change: -0.14
Week Change: -0.56%     Year-to-date Change: -6.7%
NMR Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Sony CorporationSNE Sony Corporation
Sector: Technology
SubSector: Electronic Equipment
MarketCap: 19542.4 Millions
Recent Price: 23.29    Market Intelligence Score: 83
Day Percent Change: -1.19%     Day Change: -0.28
Week Change: 3.05%     Year-to-date Change: 13.8%
SNE Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of ORIX Corp.IX ORIX Corp.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Credit Services
MarketCap: 18643 Millions
Recent Price: 57.53    Market Intelligence Score: 0
Day Percent Change: -6.59%     Day Change: -4.06
Week Change: -3.62%     Year-to-date Change: -8.0%
IX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Kyocera Corp.KYO Kyocera Corp.
Sector: Technology
SubSector: Diversified Electronics
MarketCap: 17180.6 Millions
Recent Price: 43.72    Market Intelligence Score: 0
Day Percent Change: -0.97%     Day Change: -0.43
Week Change: -1.04%     Year-to-date Change: -4.6%
KYO Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Nidec Corp.NJ Nidec Corp.
Sector: Industrials
SubSector: Industrial Electrical Equipment
MarketCap: 16637 Millions
Recent Price: 17.01    Market Intelligence Score: 58
Day Percent Change: -1.39%     Day Change: -0.24
Week Change: 0.24%     Year-to-date Change: 4.9%
NJ Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Makita Corp.MKTAY Makita Corp.
Sector: Industrials
SubSector: Small Tools & Accessories
MarketCap: 7361.73 Millions
Recent Price: 47.10    Market Intelligence Score: 57
Day Percent Change: 7.46%     Day Change: 3.27
Week Change: 3.27%     Year-to-date Change: 4.6%
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Stock Chart of Advantest Corp.ATE Advantest Corp.
Sector: Technology
SubSector: Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
MarketCap: 2244.13 Millions
Recent Price: 12.67    Market Intelligence Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 6.20%     Day Change: 0.74
Week Change: 9.79%     Year-to-date Change: 2.3%
ATE Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Wacoal Holdings Corp.WACLY Wacoal Holdings Corp.
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Apparel Stores
MarketCap: 1402.74 Millions
Recent Price: 49.25    Market Intelligence Score: 32
Day Percent Change: -1.48%     Day Change: -0.74
Week Change: 0.14%     Year-to-date Change: -3.2%
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Stock Chart of Internet Initiative Japan Inc.IIJI Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
Sector: Technology
SubSector: Internet Service Providers
MarketCap: 1092.88 Millions
Recent Price: 10.39    Market Intelligence Score: 63
Day Percent Change: -2.90%     Day Change: -0.31
Week Change: -0.38%     Year-to-date Change: 3.9%
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     performance (%Change)    
StockPriceYTDWeekDay%
TM128.852.7-0.6 -2.5
MTU5.30-4.21.0 -1.3
DCM16.8815.61.2 -0.1
HMC30.222.4-3.1 -1.3
NTT29.5415.44.1 0.5
SMFG6.74-7.4-3.3 -1.8
MFG3.22-5.3-3.0 -3.9
CAJ31.51-0.5-4.7 -0.9
NSANY17.02-2.6-3.0 -3.1
MITSY254.00-5.3-4.7 -1.2
NMR5.29-6.7-0.6 -2.6
SNE23.2913.83.1 -1.2
IX57.53-8.0-3.6 -6.6
KYO43.72-4.6-1.0 -1.0
NJ17.014.90.2 -1.4
MKTAY47.104.63.3 7.5
ATE12.672.39.8 6.2
WACLY49.25-3.20.1 -1.5
IIJI10.393.9-0.4 -2.9
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