iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF (NASDAQ:AAXJ) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 571,842 shares, a decline of 38.3% from the August 15th total of 927,161 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 702,456 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.8 days.

Shares of AAXJ opened at $68.71 on Tuesday. iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF has a 52 week low of $67.22 and a 52 week high of $83.52.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its position in iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF by 14.2% in the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 15,013 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,076,000 after acquiring an additional 1,868 shares in the last quarter. IHT Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF in the first quarter worth approximately $950,000. Spinnaker Trust grew its position in iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF by 10.9% in the second quarter. Spinnaker Trust now owns 31,912 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,287,000 after acquiring an additional 3,128 shares in the last quarter. Accredited Investors Inc. grew its position in iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF by 88.5% in the second quarter. Accredited Investors Inc. now owns 37,723 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,704,000 after acquiring an additional 17,706 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. grew its position in iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF by 2.9% in the second quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 24,287 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,741,000 after acquiring an additional 687 shares in the last quarter.

About iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF

iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF (the Fund), formerly The iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, of the MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan Index (the Index).

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