Definition of Nikkei index in English:

Nikkei index

proper noun

  • 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.

Pronunciation:

Nikkei index

/ˈnɪkeɪ/