Indexes Nikkei


  • Nikkei 225 index hits seven-year high

    Japanese shares breached the 17,000 threshold for the first time since October 2007 early Tuesday. Daniel Wiener, CEO of Adviser Investments, discusses the stock rally.

  • Japan's Nikkei index has taken a rollercoaster ride so far this week, and some analysts believe traders should strap in for more turbulence.

  • What's fueling the Nikkei rally

    Geoff Kendrick, Head of Asia FX & Rates Strategy at Morgan Stanley, says the government's cabinet reshuffle indicates that Abenomics is moving forward, which is positive for stocks.

  • 3 reasons to be bullish on Nikkei: Expert

    Hiroyasu Sato, Chief Portfolio Manager, Tokio Marine Asset Management, describes reasons why investors should remain bullish on Japanese stocks.

  • What is driving Nikkei's rally?

    Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA, says investors realize that fears relating to the tax hike may be overblown. He also discusses the impact of the pension fund revamp on stocks.

  • Yen or Nikkei: Which is a better buy?

    Hartmut Issel, Head of Equity, Credit & Macro APAC, Chief Investment Office Wealth Management at UBS, explains why the yen may offer better investment opportunities than the benchmark Nikkei.

  • What's driving the rally in Japanese shares?

    Japanese markets are "surprised" at the economy's resilience after April's sales tax hike, says Sean Darby, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Jefferies.

  • Here's why Japanese shares are back in favor

    Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Nomura, says improved corporate governance and better macro economic conditions make Japanese shares a compelling buy right now.

  • This will get the Nikkei going

    Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research at JPMorgan Securities Japan, expects a rise in Japanese corporate spending to give the Nikkei index a boost.

  • Things are going well in Japan: JP Morgan

    Nicholas Weindling, Fund Manager at JP Morgan Asset Management, explains why he's positive on the Japanese economy.

  • Why Abenomics may be dead: ADVFN

    Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN, says Japan's benchmark Nikkei index may fall below 10,000 points if Prime Minister Abe fails to raise inflation.

  • Negative momentum ahead for Nikkei: Pro

    Ben Collett, Head, Asian Equities at Sunrise Brokers, explains why SoftBank shares will continue to decline despite news of Alibaba's long-awaited U.S. listing.

  • Nikkei down on TPP disappointment: StanChart

    Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Bank, attributes the decline of Japanese shares to the lack of a TPP agreement during U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Tokyo.

  • Japan stocks will return to earnings-driven market: Pro

    John Vail, chief global strategist at Nikko Asset Management, says Japanese stocks will return to being a earnings-driven market.

  • Nikkei 225 to test resistance at 15,500: Guppy

    Daryl Guppy, CEO of, expects the Japanese benchmark index to test the resistance level of 15,500 in the near term.

  • Short-term opportunities in Nikkei: Barclays

    While having a neutral call for Japanese shares, Eddy Loh, Equity Strategist for Asia at Barclays, explains why there are still opportunities investors can capitalize on in the near-term.

  • Santelli: Fed looking at commodity prices

    CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks with Matt Maley of Miller Tabak & Co., about the state of commodities.

  • US market may follow Japan's Nikkei: Pro

    CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks with Matt Maley of Miller Tabak & Co., about the direction of Japan's Nikkeiand how it compares to U.S. markets.

  • Japan firms not reforming fast enough?

    Eddie Tam, CEO of Central Asset Investments, is neutral on Japanese markets and doesn't see a promising outlook ahead.

  • Japan unwinds: What to watch

    The Nikkei has dropped 13 percent this year. CNBC's Sara Eisen discusses the massive selling that has whacked the Japanese stock market and if there is reason for hope.