Definition of Nikkei index in English:

Nikkei index

Syllabification: Nik·kei in·dex
Pronunciation: /ˈnēkā ˌinˌdeks
 
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  • A figure indicating the relative price of representative shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Also called Nikkei average.

Origin

1970s: Nikkei, abbreviation of Ni(hon) Kei(zai Shimbun) 'Japanese Economic Journal'.

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