Global stocks are mixed today as traders react to overnight debate between Donald Trump and Biden, corporate earnings, and the rising number of Covid-19 cases in Europe. In the United States, Dow Jones, S&P 500, and Nasdaq 100 futures are down by more than 0.20% as the US dollar index […]
In this section, you will find important Nikkei 225 news, actionable trading ideas, and a live Nikkei 225 CFD chart to help you better understand the stock index.
What is Nikkei 255 Index ?
The Nikkei 225 is the main Japanese stock market index and is a price-weighted stock market index initiated on September 7, 1950, and consists of the top 225 companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Some of the companies listed on Asia’s most popular index are Konica Minolta, Panasonic, Softbank Group, Sony, Nissan, Daiwa Securities, and Toyota Motor. Companies in the technology space account for over 40 percent of the index, and valuations are denominated in Japanese yen (JPY).
The composition of the Nikkei is reviewed every year in September, and any changes take place in October. Because of the diversified nature of the index, many financial instruments linked to the Nikkei 225 have been created and traded worldwide while the index has been sufficiently used as the indicator of the movement of Japanese and broader Asian economy.
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American stocks are falling in the futures market as traders remain concerned about stimulus and the upcoming US election. The blue-chip Dow Jones is down by more than 130 points while the Nasdaq 100 and S&P 500 are down by more than 0.40%. The CBOE VIX index, has jumped by […]
US futures are rising as investors react to strong earnings from companies like Procter & Gamble (P&G), Texas Instruments, and Snap. The Dow Jones, S&P 500 index, and Nasdaq 100 are up by 0.60%, 0.65%, and 0.57%, respectively. The closely-watched fear and greed index remains at 58, which is a […]
The Nikkei 225 index is up by 0.40% ahead of key corporate earnings in the United States. The index is trading at ¥23,663, which is in the same range it was yesterday. The ongoing earning season in the US has been relatively stronger than what analysts were expecting. Yesterday, companies […]
Global stocks are mixed today as investors remain worried about the rising number of Covid-19 cases. In Asia, the Hang Seng index has jumped by 0.78% while in Japan, the Nikkei 225 index has dropped by 0.35%. In the United States, Dow Jones and S&P 500 index futures are struggling […]
The Nikkei 225 is little changed after the weak industrial production and capacity utilisation data. The stronger Japanese yen has also contributed. Finally, investors are reacting to the latest deal between Japan and Vietnam. The Nikkei 225 is in a tight range as investors react to the latest capacity utilization […]
US stocks rallied yesterday as the market remained optimistic about the US economy. The tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 index rose by 2.56% while the S&P 500 and Dow Jones index rose by 1.65% and 0.88%. Analysts attributed these gains to new polls that show that Joe Biden has a strong lead […]
Nikkei 225 started the week on positive foot mirroring a strong finish in Wall Street on Friday. News that the Democratic lawmakers working on a 2.2 trillion relief package
Nikkei 225 index trade lower on Thursday mirroring heavy losses in Wall Street. The correction from extreme valuations in Nasdaq and technology shares continue.
Global stocks are mixed today as investors turn their focus on the upcoming US election. In Asia, the Hang Seng and Shanghai composite are down by 1.70% and 0.70%, respectively. The Nikkei 225 is in the green, up by about 0.20%. In Europe, futures are in the red, with those […]