(the) Nikkei average


(the) Nikkei average
the Nikkei index 7 [ˈnɪkeɪ ɪndeks] [ˈnɪkeɪ ɪndeks] (also the ˈNikkei average) noun singular
a figure that shows the relative price of shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange
 
Word Origin:
[Nikkei index] 1970s: Nikkei, abbreviation of Ni(hon) Kei(zai Shimbun) ‘Japanese Economic Journal’.

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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. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms


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