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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.


19th February 2019
Procedures for the Nikkei Stock Average constituent change regarding Pioneer Corporation

Following is the procedures to change the Nikkei Stock Average constituents regarding Pioneer Corporation (6773), a Nikkei Stock Average constituent which has been appointed as securities under supervision (Kanri stock) by the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Nikkei 500 Stock Average follows the same procedure. ...Read more
14th February 2019
Regarding the Stock Split of FamilyMart UNY Holdings in Nikkei 225

FamilyMart UNY Holdings Co., Ltd. (8028), a Nikkei Stock Average (Nikkei 225) constituent, is planning a stock split of 1 to 4. From the market open of the ex-right date, which is February 26, Nikkei Inc. will change the presumed par value of FamilyMart UNY Holdings from 50 yen to 12.5 yen. ...Read more
11th December 2018
Nikkei Stock Average Constituents Change

Nikkei Inc. will make the following change to the Nikkei Stock Average (Nikkei 225) constituents as a result of the business integration of a Nikkei 225 constituent, Nisshin Steel Co., Ltd. and another constituent, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation. ...Read more
7th December 2018
Regarding PIONEER in Nikkei Indices

Today, PIONEER CORPORATION (6773), which is a constituent of the Nikkei Stock Average, and the Nikkei 500 Stock Average, was appointed as a “Security under supervision” (Kanri stock) by the Tokyo Stock Exchange. ...Read more

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