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The Nikkei Economic Electronic Databank System (NEEDS) provides over 50 years of high quality Corporate Financial, Equity, Fixed Income and Macroeconomic data. NEEDS is unrivalled in the scale, scope and accuracy of its data, making it the perfect source for a wide range of tasks from front office research to back office processing and from Marketing & PR to quantitative analysis.

We’ve developed a range of data access options to fulfil the requirements of its clients. Subscribing clients can receive daily data files via NEEDS BULK directly to their in-house database; or they can access the NEEDS-FinancialQUEST databases directly through the web-browser based FinancialQUEST. For clients who do not require a continuous subscription service, NEEDS SPOT provides one-off data access based on client parameters.

The service is subscribed by over 95% of Japanese financial Institutions, including all top 10 securities companies and all six of the major banks in Japan, a true indication of the calibre of the services provided by NEEDS.


NEEDS for Professionals Nikkei provides the most accurate Corporate Financial and Securities data for all listed Japanese companies in consistent and easy to compare format.
NEEDS for Corporates Whether it is for marketing or Investor Relations, NEEDS provides fast reliable information and news via services that are easily accessible and updated daily.
NEEDS for Academics With over 50 years of high quality data, NEEDS has been used extensively by research institutions and universities all over the world.


16th March 2018
Regarding the Reverse Stock Split of NH Foods in Nikkei 225

NH Foods Ltd. (2282), a Nikkei Stock Average (Nikkei 225) constituent, is planning a reverse stock split of 2 to 1. From the market open of the ex-right date, which is March 28, Nikkei Inc. will change the presumed par value of NH Foods from 50 yen to 100 yen.
Since the price level of NH Foods in the Nikkei 225 will stay the same, the divisor will not be changed by this event.
5th September 2017
Changes to the Nikkei Stock Average

Nikkei Inc. will make the following changes to the Nikkei Stock Average (Nikkei 225) constituents as a result of the annual review. This release also includes the changes to be made regarding the calculation in response to the stock consolidations (reverse splits) of the Nikkei 225 constituents. ...Read more
10th July 2017
Changes to the Nikkei Indexes

Nikkei Inc. makes the following changes to the Nikkei indexes in response to the reassignment of the market section and stock consolidation of their constituents. ...Read more
13th June 2017
Regarding the Stock Split and Reverse Stock Split of the Nikkei 225 Constituents

NTT DATA Corporation (9613), ASAHI GLASS CO., LTD. (5201) and Nippon Electric Glass Co., Ltd. (5214), all of which are Nikkei Stock Average (Nikkei 225) constituents, are planning corporate actions (stock split and reverse stock split). From the morning of the ex-right date of June 28, Nikkei Inc. will change the presumed par value of these constituents as follows. . ...Read more

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