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 News

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Here’s why the Nikkei 225 index clinched a new high today

Japan stocks rose today as investors reacted to the new stimulus package proposed by Shinzo Abe. The Nikkei 225 pared earlier losses and rose by more than 0.65%, with most companies in the index being in the green. Japan stocks react to new stimulus Japan has reacted strongly to the [...]
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Nikkei 225 at crossroads as Japan sinks into deflation; trade risks mount

Nikkei declined by more than 80 basis points today as the economic outlook in the country worsened. The index also declined because of the risks posed by the ongoing China parliamentary sessions. The best-performing stocks in the Nikkei were Softbank Group, Fujitsu, ANA Holdings, Kaisei Electric Railway, and Kyowa Hakko. On the other hand, the worst-performers were Amada, JFE Holdings, and T&D Holdings.

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Nikkei 225: Japan stocks blurry vision amid a slew of weak economic data

It was a mixture of red and green for the Nikkei 225 index as the market digested the latest trade and manufacturing data. The blue-chip index was barely moved at 06:13 (GMT), with the biggest gainer being Taiheyo Cement, whose stock rose by more than 12%.

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Nikkei 225 breaks key resistance as Sony Financial soars; Softbank dissapoint

The Nikkei 225 index rose by more than 2 per cent as the market continued to react to the positive news by Moderna yesterday. The company said that its vaccine was showing signs of progress in initial tests. The market is also reacting to positive signs that the coronavirus pandemic is slowing down in Japan.

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