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Nikkei index, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishNikkei index, thethe Nikkei indexNik‧kei in‧dex, the /ˌnɪkeɪ ˈɪndeks/ (also the Nikkei, the Nikkei Average)  a number that shows how well or badly shares have performed on the Tokyo stock exchange on a particular day. The number is based on the share prices of about 200 important companies. see also Dow Jones Average, FT 100 Share Index, the, Hang Seng Index, theFrom Longman Business DictionaryNikkei indexˈNikkei ˌindex (also Nikkei average) [singular]FINANCE the main share index of shares in companies on the Tokyo stockmarketThe Nikkei index fell by 40% during the year. index
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