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Nikkei

The common term for the Nihon Keizai newspaper, Japan's leading financial newspaper. The Nikkei usually refers to the price-weighted average of 225 stocks of the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Nikkei

A price-weighted index consisting of 225 prominent stocks on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The Nikkei has been calculated since 1950 and its direction is considered an indicator of the state of the Japanese economy. Most analysts consider it the Japanese equivalent of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
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The Nikkei index is expected to trade between 15,700 and 16,300 next week with the Fed's rate decision and its accompanying statement crucial in determining the market's direction.
After opening lower, dragged down by Thursday's fall on Wall Street, the key Nikkei index recovered to plus territory shortly after, boosted by continued brisk purchases by foreign investors, traders said.
An index swap also allows investors to defer tax on appreciated securities by swapping the portfolio's performance for that of an index such as the Standard & Poor's 500 or the Nikkei index.
The low-cost capital unleashed a flood of lending and speculative activity on the stock market, which soared past 39,000 yen on the Nikkei index at its peak in December 1989.
Thus, we see less risk on the downside and greater performance on the upside than we do on the Nikkei Index, which fell more than 63 percent from early 2000 to early 2003 and has since recovered only 45 percent of its value," says Johnson.
The Nikkei index eked out a slim gain on Wednesday amid receding concerns over a possible military strike on Syria, but moved off the session high due to caution following a recent sharp rally.
Tokyo stocks climbed Wednesday with the Nikkei index ending at a one-month high above the 14,000 line as buying on the yen's weakness offset earlier selling to lock in recent sharp gains.
Tokyo stocks surged Tuesday, with the Nikkei index ending up nearly 3 percent at its highest level in three weeks due to the yen's slide
Dollar (USDOL), Eurodollar Perpetual Futures (EUROD) and Tokyo Nikkei Index (NIKI).
Tokyo stocks surged Tuesday morning, with the Nikkei index hitting its highest level in about three weeks due to the yen's slide and a rosier global economic outlook.
Dollar Perpetual Futures (USDOL), Dow Jones Industrial Index (DJIA), S&P 500 Index (SP500), American SE Internet Index (IIX), Philadelphia Semiconductor Index (SOX), Nasdaq 100 Index (NDX), American Biotech Index (BTK), Natural Gas Index (XNG), Crude Light Perpetual Futures (CRUDE), Natural Gas Perpetual Futures (GASFR) and Tokyo Nikkei Index (NIKI).
Tokyo stocks lost ground Thursday with the Nikkei index ending at a fresh two-month low amid concern over an early tapering of the U.