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The index was calculated from January 6, The JPX-Nikkei Index is composed of companies with high appeal for investors, which meet requirements of global investment standards, such as efficient use of capital and investor-focused management perspectives.

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The Tokyo Stock Exchange has been calculating and publishing the TOPIX Total Return Index since February as a benchmark. In response to the market demands of capturing the Net Total Return Indices which are calculated in consideration of tax on dividends, the Tokyo Stock Exchange will begin calculating and publishing the “TOPIX Net Total.

Nikkei Stock Average Nikkei Nikkei 's Divisor to Rise to Nikkei Stock Average Constituents Change. Profile of the Nikkei PDF. The Nikkei Stock Average, the Nikkei is used around the globe as the premier index of Japanese stocks. More than 60 years have passed since the commencement of its calculation, which represents the history of Japanese economy after the World War II.

Because of the prominent nature of the index, many financial products linked to the Nikkei have been created are traded worldwide while the index has been sufficiently used as the indicator of the movement of Japanese stock markets. The Nikkei is a price-weighted equity index, which consists of stocks in the 1st section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The Nikkei is comprised of stocks selected from domestic common stocks in the 1st section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, excluding ETFs, REITs, preferred equity contribution securities, tracking stocks on subsidiary dividend etc other than common stocks.

The constituents are changed at the beginning of October every year based on the Annual Review. There might be no change in components as the result of the review. Nikkei introduces 6 sectors categories consolidated from the 36 Nikkei industrial classifications. When a component is delisted due to its bankruptcy and the reorganization of its company group etc, the stock would be deleted from the index and a new component would be added, following the procedure of the Extraordinary Replacement.

The presumed value is set for each constituent, which succeeds "par value system" used to be introduced for Japanese equities, and the each constituent stock price is adjusted by the presumed par value. The Nikkei is calculated by dividing the summation of the adjusted prices by the divisor.

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