Global X Japan Co. Ltd. (President: Akihiko Kanamura) announced that the following two ETFs were listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on December 8.
Global X Japan Fintech ETF (2836),
Global X Japan Mid and Small Cap Leaders ESG ETF (2837),
These were developed in light of the global trends of Cashless, DI promotion and globalization. ETFs whose investment theme for Fintech related is the first in Japan.1
The Global X Japan Fintech ETF aims to track Indxx Japan Fintech Index. The index is composed of stocks listed in Japan, classified into nine sub-theme of Fintech industry and then selected as “Pure Play stocks” (with more than 50% of their sales coming from sub-themes related industries) or “Quasi Play stocks”(with 20 to 50% of their sales coming from sub-themes related industries). The index is based on the selection of stocks fall into Pure Play or Quasi Play categories. The demand in this field is expected to grow with the cashless and DI promotion.
The Global X Japan Mid and Small Leaders ETF aims to track FactSet Japan Mid & Small Cap Leaders ESG Index. The index is composed of stocks listed in Japan, classified into about 780 sectors with using FactSet’s extensive and sophisticated database and which possess high global or domestic market shares. The ratio of each stock is determined based on ESG rating. With the acceleration of globalization, which unifies markets worldwide, and the drastic change in the domestic industries due to digitalization and other factors, Japanese small-medium sized companies with a strong presence are expected to grow further in the future
Akihiko Kanamura, President of Global X Japan Co. Ltd. said, ” We believe that the Japanese ETF market will continue to grow in the future on the trend of long-term, diversification, and low-cost in the wealth management. AUM of thematic ETFs is expanding in the U.S. As a thematic and ESG related ETF pioneer in Japan, we aim to provide various investment means with investors in Japan.”
|Stock Name||Global X Japan Fintech ETF||Global X Japan Mid & Small Cap Leaders ESG ETF|
|Target Index||IndxxJapanFintechIndex||FactSet Japan Mid & Small Cap Leaders ESG Index|
|Fund Overview||ETFs are aimed at linking them to Indxx Japan Fintech Index. This index is composed of Japanese companies related to the Fintech.||ETFs are aimed at linking them to FactSet Japan Mid and Small Cap Leaders ESG Index. The index is composed of small and mid-cap blue chip Japanese stocks.|
|Operational management expenses (Trust fees)||0.649% per annum (0.59% excluding tax) or less of total net assets|
Breakdown: 0.6215% for settlor company (0.565% excluding tax), and 0.0275% for trustee company (0.025% excluding tax)Within 55.0% (50.0% excluding tax) of premium of securities lending transactions
|0.3025% per annum (0.275% excluding tax) or less of total net assets|
Breakdown: 0.275% for settlor company (0.25% excluding tax), and 0.0275% for trustee company (0.025% excluding tax)Within 55.0% (50.0% excluding tax) of premium of securities lending transactions
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