Nikkei definition

nēkā
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.
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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.
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An index based upon the current prices of selected companies traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
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A price-weighted index of the 225 top Japanese companies (called the First Section) that are listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The Nikkei Stock Average began on May 1949, with an average price of 176.21 with 225 companies in the index.
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The value of shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
nikkei
Plural:
nikkeis

Origin of nikkei

  • Japanese 日系 (Nikkei にっけい), from Middle Chinese 日 (nyit "Sun", "Japan") + 系 (ɣèj "descendants").

    From Wiktionary