[ nee-key ]
/ ˈni keɪ /
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an index showing the average closing prices of 225 stocks on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
an American of Japanese descent.
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Origin of Nikkei
Borrowed into English from Japanese around 1980–85
Words nearby Nikkei
-nik, Nikaria, nikau, Nike, Nike Hercules, Nikkei, Nikkei Stock Average, Nikko, Nikko fir, nikkud, Nikky
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How to use Nikkei in a sentence
In April, Nikkei reported that the chip shortage was even delaying production of Apple’s MacBook.Why a global chip shortage is screwing up America’s pickup trucks|Rebecca Heilweil|April 9, 2021|Vox
The main Nikkei index was off 2.1 percent, which is a pretty sharp drop.Government Shutdown? Wall Street Refuses to Panic|Daniel Gross|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The value of the yen is falling exactly as planned, and Japanese stocks on the Nikkei are doing very well.Can 'Abenomics' Revitalize Japan?|Justin Green|April 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index dropped 4.3 percent, while Japan's Nikkei fell 3.7 percent.Wild Ride on Wall Street||August 5, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Recent posts include a look at the oil, housing and technology bubbles and the convergence of the Nikkei and the Dow.The Five Financial Gurus You Can Still Trust|Dave Kansas|October 19, 2008|DAILY BEAST
The Nikkei index in Japan slumped 9.6 percent, down to its lowest level since May 2003.Jangling Nerves on Wall Street|Nicholas Wapshott|October 9, 2008|DAILY BEAST