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Nikkei 225: Japanese stock market index
The Nikkei 225 , more commonly called the Nikkei, the Nikkei index, or the Nikkei Stock Average, is a stock market index for the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE). It has been calculated daily by the Nihon Keizai Shinbun newspaper since 1950. It is a price-weighted index, operating in the Japanese Yen (JPÂĄ), and its components are reviewed once a year. The Nikkei measures the performance of 225 large, publicly owned companies in Japan from a wide array of industry sectors.

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Equity indices up 1 pc on global cues, IndusInd Bank top gainer [Video]

Equity indices up 1 pc on global cues, IndusInd Bank top gainer

Equity benchmark indices gained about 1 per cent during early hours on Thursday on the back of positive global cues with private banks leading the pack. At 10:15 am, the BSE S and P Sensex was up by..

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Equity indices slip amid selling pressure in auto, financial sectors [Video]

Equity indices slip amid selling pressure in auto, financial sectors

Equity benchmark indices traded lower during early hours on Friday as selling pressure built up in auto and financial sectors. A day earlier, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had unveiled..

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Equity indices gain after PM Modi announces Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus [Video]

Equity indices gain after PM Modi announces Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus

Equity benchmark indices traded higher during early hours on Wednesday, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an economic stimulus package worth Rs 20 lakh crore amounting to 10 per cent..

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Stocks slide as hopes for virus crisis exit fade [Video]

Stocks slide as hopes for virus crisis exit fade

Global stocks turned negative again Wednesday as hopes waned for an early end to the global crisis in key markets. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Asian shares mostly higher, lockdown feud drags Tokyo lower

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Asian shares rise, echoing Wall St optimism on virus battle

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Most Asian Markets Closed Slightly Down Friday

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Nikkei gains but on track for worst month in 15 months

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Japan, China Shares Rise as Investors Bet on Stimulus Measures

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Asian markets in turmoil again

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Japan says Olympics on track as Abe, Trump hold talks on coronavirus

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Asian markets slump as new coronavirus cases jump outside China

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Asian Shares Mostly Up After Signing of China-U.S. Trade Pact

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World stocks at record high as techs lead relief rally

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Asian stocks tumble after US announces tariffs on Europe

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Asian shares inch higher as recession worries ease

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Nikkei closes lower for 4th straight day as yen's rise dents sentiment

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asian markets mixed, pausing ahead of fed chief testimony
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Asian shares mostly lower as investors look to G-20 meeting

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Asian shares advance ahead of Trump-Xi meet at Osaka G-20

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Asian shares retreat after S&P 500 hits fresh record close

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Asian shares up on trade optimism as Trump hints of Xi talks

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Asian shares skid after technology sell-off hits Nasdaq

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