Invest in the Nikkei 225

Find out what the Nikkei 225 is and how you can invest in it.

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The Nikkei 225 is a stock index for the Tokyo Stock Exchange which tracks 225 companies. It is a price-weighted index, which means it’s an average of the share prices of the companies listed. Find out some of the stocks on the Nikkei 225 and how you can invest in it.

What stocks are on the Nikkei 225?

Some of the stocks on the Nikkei 225 include:

CompanyTicker
CanonCAJ
PanasonicPCRFY
SonySNE
Nissan Motor Co.NSANY
Toyota Motor Corp.TM
Mazda Motor Corp.MZDAY

How to invest in the Nikkei

You can’t invest in the Nikkei 225 directly, unless you want to buy shares in all 225 companies, which would be a pricey and long winded way of getting exposure. An easier way to get exposure to it is with an exchange-traded fund (ETF).

ETFs are basically a collection of stocks – they’re designed to reflect an underlying index. In this case, the Nikkei 225.

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Nikkei ETFs

  • iShares Nikkei 225 UCITS ETF
  • Xtrackers Nikkei 225 UCITS ETF 1D (GBP)
  • MAXIS Nikkei 225 Index ETF
  • Daiwa ETF Nikkei 225.

You need to have an account open with a share trading platform that lets you trade international stocks. You’ll also need to consider the exchange rate between the pound and the yen.

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