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.

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 Higher on ECB Stimulus

Nikkei 225 Higher on ECB Stimulus

Asian markets are trading higher today as investors buoyed by positive moves from US and China on the trade war front. ECB delivered the easing expected by the markets and that will pressure and other central banks to increase stimulus. The Hang Seng trading 0.68 per cent higher at 27,265, [...]
Nikkei 225 Makes Fresh 4-Month Highs and Retreats

Nikkei 225 Makes Fresh 4-Month Highs and Retreats

Asian markets are trading mixed today on renewed optimism after President Trump announced a 2-week delay in tariff hikes in $250 billion in Chinese imports while investors await the ECB decision on Thursday. The Hang Seng trading 0.04 per cent lower at 27,149, the Singapore Straits Times index finished 0.12 [...]
Nikkei 225 Paves The Way For 21,800

Nikkei 225 Bulls Target 21,800

Asian markets are trading higher today on improved sentiment as investors await the ECB decision on Thursday. The Hang Seng trading 1.51 per cent higher at 27,086, the Singapore Straits Times index finished 1.15 per cent higher at 3,192, and the Shanghai composite ended 0,41 per cent lower at 3,008. [...]
Nikkei 225 Ended Higher for Sixth Consecutive Session

Nikkei 225 Ended Higher for Sixth Consecutive Session

Asian markets trading mixed today as investors await the ECB decision on Thursday. The Hang Seng trading 0.01 per cent higher at 26,684, the Singapore Straits Times index finished 0.55 per cent higher at 3,163, and the Shanghai composite ended 0,12 per cent lower at 3,021. Aussie stocks finished lower; [...]
Nikkei 225: Bulls in Control

Nikkei 225: Bulls in Control

Asian markets trading higher helped by improved sentiment after US and China will return to trade talks. The Hang Seng trading 0.42 per cent lower at 26,412, the Singapore Straits Times index finished 0.48 per cent higher at 3,145, and the Shanghai composite ended 0,96 per cent higher at 2,985. [...]
Nikkei 225 Ends Higher, Stalls at 100 Day MA

Nikkei 225 Ends Higher, Stalls at 100 Day MA

Asian markets finished higher helped by improved sentiment after US and China plan to return to trade negotiations in October. The Hang Seng trading 0.43 per cent higher at 26,631, the Singapore Straits Times index finished 0.11 per cent higher at 3,150, and the Shanghai composite ended 0,44 per cent [...]
Nikkei 225 Stalls at 200 Day MA

Nikkei 225 Stalls at 200 Day MA

Asian markets trading higher helped by improved sentiment after US and China will return to trade talks. The Hang Seng trading 0.42 per cent lower at 26,412, the Singapore Straits Times index finished 0.48 per cent higher at 3,145, and the Shanghai composite ended 0,96 per cent higher at 2,985. [...]
Hang Seng Outperforms, Nikkei 225 Higher

Hang Seng Outperforms, Nikkei 225 Higher

Asian markets trading higher helped by better China Services PMI and the rapid developments around Brexit. The Hang Seng trading 3.59 per cent higher at 26,444, the Singapore Straits Times index finished 1.13 per cent higher at 3,130 and the Shanghai composite ended 0,93 per cent higher at 2,928. Aussie [...]