Here are Frequently Asked Questions and answers.
About this site
When are the index values updated?
The update timing differs for each index. Please refer to the User's Guide for details.
Is it possible to send the PDFs on the site by e-mail or print them out and distribute them?
The dissemination of PDF or screen printouts of this site to third parties are not permitted. The content may not be edited or cut off in part for dissemination to third parties, either. If you are interested in using our content, please contact us from "License".License
Can I link this site?
As the URLs may change at any time, please do not link to individual pages on the site. You could link to the top page of this site in principle, however please note that we reserve the right to refuse your request if it does not match the purpose of this site. Please contact us in advance when linking to our website.
License (Display Usage)
I would like to make a graph using the Nikkei Indexes data from this website, and to put it on my blog. Do I need to get the Nikkei’s permission?
Please explain the purpose of your use and the purpose of your blog. We will inform you of our final decision. We would be happy to discuss this with you firstly.
I will use the Nikkei Indexes data on an external site to create a presentation material. Are there any necessary procedures?
First of all, we would like to ask you to confirm with the external site operator whether there is any problem in using the data for distribution to the third parties. Nikkei Inc. We recommend that you quote the data from this website. Please contact us firstly so that we would guide you the necessary steps.
We are news organization and use the Nikkei Indexes data in our articles and news programs. Do we have to obtain your approval?
If you wish to use our data for a project or a special story in a variety show or a feature article in a print medium, please contact us once. We will guide you through the necessary procedures.
I would like to display and disseminate the constituents list of the Nikkei Indexes. What is the necessary work?
First of all, it is basically a prerequisite that you obtain the data from Nikkei Inc.’s service. and other vendors services which have agreements with Nikkei. You can either use the paid data and mail service, “Premium Data Package”, provided on this site, or you can sign up for the FTP file provision operated by Nikkei Inc. The contract to use the data is necessary in every case above.
License (Internal Usage/Non-Display Usage)
License (Internal Usage/Non-Display Usage)
Since the Nikkei Indexes themselves are our copyrighted works, so please contact to Nikkei Inc. at first, if you wish to use the indexes data as input to a machine calculation process. Nikkei Inc. will guide you through the necessary procedures after learning the purpose of your use. As a starter, please contact via the above inquiry button first.
In what cases does this use apply?
This is the case when our indexes are used as inputs for machine processing without human intervention. Program trading and automated monitoring of transactions are typical examples. Please contact Nikkei Inc. for more information.
We have decided to relocate our data center and were told by our information vendor company. Can you please grant us permission?
Please contact us firstly and then Nikkei Inc. will check to see if there is an agreement in place for your use itself. If not, Nikkei Inc. will ask you to explain your usage including purpose, the way to consume, etc., and after concluding a license agreement, Nikkei Inc. will approve it.
License (Financial Products)
Can I use "Nikkei 225" or "Nikkei Stock Average" in the name of financial products?
Yes. You can use "Nikkei 225" or "Nikkei Stock Average" as part of the name of a financial product, but only "Nikkei" cannot be used.
Can I create a financial product using a new index a part of which is the Nikkei Stock Average"?
Nikkei does not permit a third party to create a new index using the Nikkei Stock Average. However, a license may be granted to a financial product which is based on the investment strategy where the Nikkei Stock Average is involved. Please inquire details.
Premium Data Package
How is this service used?
After signing a contract, you will be provided with a unique ID and password to log in to the website and start using the service. (An e-mail address will also be registered at the time of contract so that you can receive the latest information by email when you start using the service.)
Is it possible to have the necessary Nikkei Index data delivered automatically?
This is a service that can be accessed by individuals who have registered to obtain the index data manually through the designated website. If you would like to obtain the data automatically, Nikkei could provide another service. Please contact us with your intention from here.Please contact from here
I would like to be able to get data and information with everyone in my team at the same time. Is it possible to accept the request?
Premium Data Package is basically the service aiming for each individual.Please contact from here
I would like to try out this service to see what it is like.
A free trial is available for a limited period of time after completing the prescribed procedures. Please contact us from here firstly.Please contact from here