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English definition of “Nikkei stock average”

Nikkei stock average

noun     (also Nikkei average, also Nikkei 225) STOCK MARKET
a measure of the price of shares in the 225 most important Japanese companies: Japan's benchmark Nikkei stock average jumped 3.7% on Friday.
(Definition of Nikkei stock average noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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