"iShares MSCI Japan UCITS ETF USD (Dist)" is an exchange-traded investment fund (ETF). It refers to the MSCI Japan Index. This index reflects the development of 272 Japanese stocks and is therefore relatively well diversified. The ETF replicates its index using physical replication with sampling, so it contains the most important securities of its reference index. The ETF's earnings (dividends) are distributed to the investors. The fund company iShares claims a total expense ratio (TER) of 0.59% per year. The yearly average divergence from the index performance (Tracking Difference) since 2008 was 0.57% per year. Therefore, the ETF was slightly less expensive than the TER suggests.
Comparing Tracking Difference, Total Expense Ratio and fund size
Every bubble represents an ETF. The further to the right it is, the higher (worse) is its tracking difference. The further up it is, the higher the total expense ratio specified by the fund company. The bubble's area represents the fund volume.