Nikkei (JP225)

Why Trade Nikkei ‏(JP225) with XM?

At XM we offer Nikkei ‏(JP225) as cash and futures CFDs. Our cash index CFDs are undated transactions that aim to replicate the cash price of the underlying index, and so they are adjusted for interest and dividends. Index futures CFDs expire on specific future dates and are cash-settled on the expiry date.

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About Nikkei ‏(JP225)

Nikkei 225 (JP225), commonly known as Nikkei, is a stock index for the Tokyo Stock Exchange, the world’s third largest stock exchange with a market capitalization of US$4.09 trillion. As the leading index of Japanese stocks, Nikkei 225 (JP225) is price-weighted stock index, equivalent to the American Dow Jones Industrial Average Index, comprising Japan’s most powerful 225 blue-chip companies on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Nikkei 225 (JP225) is a stock index calculated by the Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei) newspaper on a daily basis and updated every 15 seconds during trading sessions, with its components reviewed once a year. The 225 companies that the stock index consists of belong to the most various industries, such as food, automotive, chemicals, mining, pharmaceuticals, banking and financial services, shipping, electric machinery, and transportation.

Trading Conditions

JP225 Cash

Margin requirement 0.5 %
Spreads as low as 12
DescriptionJapan 225
Min. Price Fluctuation1.00000
Value of Minimum Price FluctuationJPY 1
Value of 1 lot1 Japan 225 index
Min/Max Trade Size MT41/12500
Min/Max Trade Size MT51/10000
Swap Value in Margin Currency Long-1.74
Swap Value in Margin Currency Short-1.84
Limit and Stop Levels10

JP225 Future

Margin requirement 0.5 %
Spreads as low as 24
DescriptionJapan 225
Min. Price Fluctuation1.00000
Value of Minimum Price FluctuationJPY 1
Value of 1 lot1 Japan 225 index
Min/Max Trade Size MT41/12500
Min/Max Trade Size MT51/10000
Limit and Stop Levels14
Trading time (server time) 01:05-23:15,23:30-23:55 (GMT +2)
** Only if Margin Level is over 100%

The Nikkei ‏(JP225) Companies

  • Advantest Corp
  • Aeon Co Ltd
  • Ajinomoto Co Inc
  • Alps Electric Co Ltd
  • Amada Holdings Co Ltd
  • ANA Holdings Inc
  • Aozora Bank Ltd
  • Asahi Glass Co Ltd
  • Asahi Group Holdings Ltd
  • Asahi Kasei Corp
  • Astellas Pharma Inc
  • Bridgestone Corp
  • Canon Inc
  • Casio Computer Co Ltd
  • Central Japan Railway Co
  • Chiba Bank Ltd
  • Chiyoda Corp
  • Chubu Electric Power Co Inc
  • Chugai Pharmaceutical Co Ltd
  • Citizen Watch Co Ltd
  • Comsys Holdings Corp
  • Concordia Financial Group Ltd
  • Credit Saison Co Ltd
  • Dai Nippon Printing Co Ltd
  • Dai-ichi Life Holdings Inc
  • Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd
  • Daikin Industries Ltd
  • Daiwa House Industry Co Ltd
  • Daiwa Securities Group Inc
  • DeNA Co Ltd
  • Denka Co Ltd
  • Denso Corp
  • Dentsu Inc
  • DOWA Holdings Co Ltd
  • East Japan Railway Co
  • Ebara Corp
  • Eisai Co Ltd
  • FamilyMart UNY Holdings Co Ltd
  • Fanuc Corp
  • Fast Retailing Co Ltd
  • Fuji Electric Co Ltd
  • Fujifilm Holdings Corp
  • Fujikura Ltd
  • Fujitsu Ltd
  • Fukuoka Financial Group Inc
  • Furukawa Co Ltd
  • Furukawa Electric Co Ltd
  • GS Yuasa Corp
  • Haseko Corp
  • Hino Motors Ltd
  • Hitachi Construction Machinery Co Ltd
  • Hitachi Ltd
  • Hitachi Zosen Corp
  • Hokuetsu Kishu Paper Co Ltd
  • Honda Motor Co Ltd
  • IHI Corp
  • Inpex Corp
  • Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd
  • Isuzu Motors Ltd
  • Itochu Corp
  • J.Front Retailing Co Ltd
  • Japan Steel Works Ltd
  • Japan Tobacco Inc
  • JFE Holdings Inc
  • JGC Corp
  • Jtekt Corp
  • JXTG Holdings Inc
  • Kajima Corp
  • Kansai Electric Power Co Inc
  • Kao Corp
  • Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd
  • Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd
  • KDDI Corp
  • Keio Corp
  • Keisei Electric Railway Co Ltd
  • Kikkoman Corp
  • Kirin Holdings Co Ltd
  • Kobe Steel Ltd
  • Komatsu Ltd
  • Konami Holdings Corp
  • Konica Minolta Inc
  • Kubota Corp
  • Kuraray Co Ltd
  • Kyocera Corp
  • Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co Ltd
  • Marubeni Corp
  • Maruha Nichiro Corp
  • Marui Group Co Ltd
  • Matsui Securities Co Ltd
  • Mazda Motor Corp
  • Meidensha Corp
  • Meiji Holdings Co Ltd
  • Minebea Mitsumi Inc
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp
  • Mitsubishi Corp
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corp
  • Mitsubishi Estate Co Ltd
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd
  • Mitsubishi Logistics Corp
  • Mitsubishi Materials Corp
  • Mitsubishi Motors Corp
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc
  • Mitsui & Co Ltd
  • Mitsui Chemicals Inc
  • Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co Ltd
  • Mitsui Fudosan Co Ltd
  • Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co Ltd
  • Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd
  • Mizuho Financial Group Inc
  • MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings Inc
  • NEC Corp
  • NGK Insulators Ltd
  • NH Foods Ltd
  • Nichirei Corp
  • Nikkei 225 Index
  • Nikon Corp
  • Nippon Electric Glass Co Ltd
  • Nippon Express Co Ltd
  • Nippon Kayaku Co Ltd
  • Nippon Light Metal Holdings Co Ltd
  • Nippon Paper Industries Co Ltd
  • Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd
  • Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp
  • Nippon Suisan Kaisha Ltd
  • Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp
  • Nippon Yusen KK
  • Nissan Chemical Industries Ltd
  • Nissan Motor Co Ltd
  • Nisshin Seifun Group Inc
  • Nisshin Steel Co Ltd
  • Nisshinbo Holdings Inc
  • Nitto Denko Corp
  • Nomura Holdings Inc
  • NSK Ltd
  • NTN Corp
  • NTT Data Corp
  • NTT Docomo Inc
  • Obayashi Corp
  • Odakyu Electric Railway Co Ltd
  • Oji Holdings Corp
  • Oki Electric Industry Co Ltd
  • Okuma Corp
  • Olympus Corp
  • Osaka Gas Co Ltd
  • Otsuka Holdings Co Ltd
  • Pacific Metals Co Ltd
  • Panasonic Corp
  • Pioneer Corp
  • Rakuten Inc
  • Resona Holdings Inc
  • Ricoh Co Ltd
  • Sapporo Holdings Ltd
  • Screen Holdings Co Ltd
  • Secom Co Ltd
  • Seiko Epson Corp
  • Sekisui House Ltd
  • Seven & i Holdings Co Ltd
  • Shimizu Corp
  • Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd
  • Shinsei Bank Ltd
  • Shionogi & Co Ltd
  • Shiseido Co Ltd
  • Shizuoka Bank Ltd
  • Showa Denko KK
  • Showa Shell Sekiyu KK
  • SKY Perfect JSAT Holdings Inc
  • SoftBank Group Corp
  • Sojitz Corp
  • Sompo Holdings Inc
  • Sony Corp
  • Sony Financial Holdings Inc
  • Subaru Corp
  • Sumco Corp
  • Sumitomo Chemical Co Ltd
  • Sumitomo Corp
  • Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co Ltd
  • Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd
  • Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd
  • Sumitomo Metal Mining Co Ltd
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc
  • Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co Ltd
  • Sumitomo Realty & Development Co Ltd
  • Suzuki Motor Corp
  • T&D Holdings Inc
  • Taiheiyo Cement Corp
  • Taisei Corp
  • Taiyo Yuden Co Ltd
  • Takara Holdings Inc
  • Takashimaya Co Ltd
  • Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd
  • TDK Corp
  • Teijin Ltd
  • Terumo Corp
  • Tobu Railway Co Ltd
  • Toho Co Ltd
  • Toho Zinc Co Ltd
  • Tokai Carbon Co Ltd
  • Tokio Marine Holdings Inc
  • Tokuyama Corp
  • Tokyo Dome Corp
  • Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc
  • Tokyo Electron Ltd
  • Tokyo Gas Co Ltd
  • Tokyo Tatemono Co Ltd
  • Tokyu Corp
  • Tokyu Fudosan Holdings Corp
  • Toppan Printing Co Ltd
  • Toray Industries Inc
  • Tosoh Corp
  • TOTO Ltd
  • Toyo Seikan Group Holdings Ltd
  • Toyobo Co Ltd
  • Toyota Motor Corp
  • Toyota Tsusho Corp
  • Trend Micro Inc
  • Ube Industries Ltd
  • Unitika Ltd
  • West Japan Railway Co
  • Yahoo Japan Corp
  • Yamaha Corp
  • Yamaha Motor Co Ltd
  • Yamato Holdings Co Ltd
  • Yaskawa Electric Corp
  • Yokogawa Electric Corp
  • Yokohama Rubber Co Ltd

How to Start Trading Nikkei ‏(JP225)?

Step 1

Open an XM Real Account

Step 2

Download and login to the MT5 platform

Step 3

Double-click on Nikkei ‏(JP225) from the “Market Watch” to open an order for this instrument.

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