an index based upon the current prices of selected companies traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange
also Nikkei index
Origin of Nikkeiacronym, after the Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Japanese newspaper
A trademark for a Japanese stock-market index composed of 225 actively traded, large cap stocks on the Tokyo Stock Exchange weighted by share price. This index is often referred to as the Nikkei 225.
(plural nikkeis or nikkei)
- A Japanese emigrant or a descendant thereof who is not a citizen of Japan. Commonly used in Japan to refer to people of Japanese ancestry that are living abroad as citizens of other countries.
- the value of shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange
Japanese æ—¥ç³» (Nikkei ã«ã£ã‘ã„), from Middle Chinese æ—¥ (nyit "Sun", "Japan") + ç³» (É£Ã¨j "descendants").