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Nikkei 225

Nikkei 225 (日経平均株価, Nikkei heikin kabuka?, 日経225) is a stock market index for the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE). It has been calculated daily by the Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei) newspaper since 1950. It is a price-weighted average (the unit is yen), and the components are reviewed once a year. Currently, the Nikkei is the most widely quoted average of Japanese equities, similar to the Dow Jones Industrial Average. In fact, it was known as the "Nikkei Dow Jones Stock Average" from 1975 to 1985. Read More

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7 big winners in Nikkei surge

Apr 26 - CNN Money

OSE mulls rebates to push futures

Sep 05, 2012 - The Japan Times

Tokyo stocks fall after S&P warning

Dec 06, 2011 - France24

Tokyo stocks open down 1.01%

Nov 22, 2011 - France24

Tokyo stocks open down 1.24%

Nov 18, 2011 - France24

Articles About Nikkei 225

Asian Shares Fall on Fed Tapering Uncertainty
Asia Shares Sluggish, China Policy Puzzles

By Reuters

Asian shares were trading sluggishly on Wednesday following a flat finish on Wall Street, while concerns over opaque policy moves in China kept investors on edge amid a drought of major economic data. (Feb 26)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, COPPER, INVESTMENT

Japan's Nintendo Banking on Christmas Sales As Losses Mount

By IBTimes UK

Firm confident of moving nine million Wii U units and 18 million 3DS devices this year. (Oct 31)

MORE TOPICS: NINTENDO, JAPAN, MANAGEMENT

Indian Stocks Expected to Open Lower on Tuesday

By IBTimes IN

Indian stock markets are expected to open lower on Tuesday as investors are likely to opt for caution before the start of the US Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting. (Sep 17)

MORE TOPICS: FEDERAL RESERVE, DOW JONES, RBI

Indian Stock Markets Expected to Advance on Monday

By IBTimes IN

Indian stocks markets are expected to advance for the first time in three sessions on Monday, as firm trend in global markets may offer support to investor sentiment. (Sep 16)

MORE TOPICS: FEDERAL RESERVE, DOW JONES, RETAIL SALES, JAPAN, RETAIL, MICHIGAN

Indian Stocks End Lower; Realty, Power Shares Gain

By IBTimes IN

Indian stocks markets ended lower for a straight second session on Friday as weak trend in global markets weighed on the sentiment. (Sep 13)

MORE TOPICS: FEDERAL RESERVE, CREDIT SUISSE, INVESTMENT

Indian Stocks Expected to Open Lower on Friday

By IBTimes IN

Indian stock markets are expected to decline for a second straight session on Friday amid weak trend in global markets. (Sep 13)

MORE TOPICS: FEDERAL RESERVE, UNEMPLOYMENT, DOW JONES

Indian Stocks Snap 5-Day Winning Streak; Metal, Auto Shares Slide

By IBTimes IN

Indian stock markets declined for the first time in six days on Thursday, weighed down by weakness in metal, auto and banking sector shares. (Sep 12)

MORE TOPICS: CMC MARKETS

Indian Stock Markets Expected to Extend Gains

By IBTimes IN

Indian stock markets are expected to extend their winning streak for the sixth straight session on Thursday amid positive trend in global markets. (Sep 12)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, DOW JONES, BANK OF AMERICA, MANAGEMENT, CREDIT SUISSE

Sensex Surges Over 700 Points; Auto, Capital Goods Shares Rally

By IBTimes IN

Indian stock markets surged for the fourth straight session on Tuesday, with Sensex surging more than 700 points and the Nifty closing above 5800 level, helped by a rally from auto, capital goods and FMCG sector shares. (Sep 10)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, RETAIL SALES, RETAIL, INDIA, BHARTI AIRTEL, LONDON

Indian Stocks Extend Gains; Banking, Capital Goods Shares Surge

By IBTimes IN

Indian stock markets surged for the third straight session on Friday, with the Nifty closing above the 5600 level, helped by gains in banking, capital goods and energy sector shares. (Sep 06)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, MANAGEMENT, RBI