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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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(ˈni keɪ)
1. an index showing the average closing prices of 225 stocks on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
2. an American of Japanese descent.
[1975–80; < Japanese]
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Nikkei believes that a free market economy with a small government is the best policy to maximize Japanese welfare.
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Since 1982, the Nikkei Superior Products and Services Awards are awarded every year to superior new products and services, and this marks the 37th iteration of the awards.
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Japanese banks are arranging a syndicated loan to help an acquisition by Nikkei Inc, considered to be the biggest financial daily in Japan, according to Reuters.
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