Nikkei 225

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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Nikkei 225 Ends Higher

Nikkei 225 Index Ripe for a Bullish Breakout to ¥24,000

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 […]

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Nikkei 225: 3 Things Moving Japan Stocks Today

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 […]