The Nikkei 225 index shrugged a sharp decline in Nomura shares. The index rose by more than 0.70% to ¥29,385, which was more than 3.6% above the lowest level this month. What happened: The Nikkei 225 index rose after experts managed to partially free the Ever Given ship that is […]
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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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Nikkei 225 News
The Nikkei 225 index is up by more than 1% in a relief rally that follows a recent plunge of Japan stocks. It is trading at ¥28,730, which is still 8% below the year-to-date high of ¥30,728. What happened: Recent economic numbers have been positive for Japan. In a report […]
The Nikkei 225 index is under pressure as investors continue to focus on the recent Bank of Japan (BOJ) decision on ETF buying. It is trading at ¥29,200, which is 4% below the year-to-date (YTD) high of ¥30,720. What happened: Japan stocks have been in a strong rally recently. Indeed, […]
The Nikkei 225 index is rising today even after the relative weak economic numbers from Japan. The index is trading at ¥29,000, which is 2.67% above last week’s low of ¥28,293. What happened: The Nikkei 225 is rising as part of the global stocks recovery. In Asia, the hang Seng […]
The Nikkei 225 and the Hang Seng index declined today as investors reacted to the performance of the bond market. Also, a prominent Chinese official warned about the ongoing bubble-like atmosphere. The two indices are down by 0.20% and 1.10%, respectively. What happened: US equities rallied yesterday after the short […]
The Nikkei 225 index has fallen for the past three consecutive days. Today, it declined by more than 3.8% as the Japanese yen rose against the US dollar. The index is trading at 29,015 yen, which is 5.5% below the 31-year high of 30,727 yen. Nikkei news: Japan stocks are […]
The Nikkei 225 index is hovering near the highest it has been in more than 30 years as investors rush to buy “undervalued” Japanese stocks. The index is trading at ¥30,292, which is slightly below the year-to-date high of ¥30,692. Nikkei news: Japanese stocks have rallied recently because of the […]
The Nikkei 225 surged to the highest level since August 1990 after the relatively strong economic data from Japan. The index is trading at ¥30,000, which is 335% above the lowest level in 2020. Nikkei 225 news: Japanese stocks rose today as investors reacted to the relatively strong Japan’s GDP […]
The Nikkei 225 index dropped by more than 1% today as traders waited for key corporate earnings from Japan. The blue-chip index is trading at ¥28,340, which is slightly below the year-to-date high of ¥28,965. Nikkei 225 news: The biggest focus in Japan today is about the important earnings by […]
The Nikkei 225 index is soaring today as part of the overall rally of global stocks. The index is trading at ¥28,756, which is a few points below the year-to-date high of ¥29.025. Similarly, other global indices like the Dow Jones, DAX index, Hang Seng, and FTSE 100 are pointing […]