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BlackRock launches Japanese bond ETF on Tokyo Exchange

David Tuckwell

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BlackRock is listing a core Japanese government bond ETF in the land of the rising sun.

The iShares Core Japan Government Bond ETF (2561) is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange with a total expense ratio (TER) of 0.06%.

2561 will track the FTSE Japan Government Bond index which is made up mostly of long-dated Japanese government bonds.

Currently, the index's maturity yield is -0.09% while the average weighted duration is 11 years.

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DWS has an ETF in Europe (XJSE) that tracks this exact index. It holds £797.6m in assets.

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