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10th July 2019
Changes to the Nikkei Indices


Chiyoda Corporation (6366), a constituent of the Nikkei Stock Average (Nikkei 225), the Nikkei 500 Stock Average (Nikkei 500), and the Nikkei 225 Global Exposure 50 Index will be reassigned to the 2nd Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange on August 1.
Nikkei Inc. will make the following changes to the Nikkei indices in response to the reassignment of this market section.

1. Nikkei Stock Average (Nikkei 225).

Chiyoda Corporation will be removed and BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc. (7832) will be added to the index from the morning of August 1. In accordance with constituent selection rules, BANDAI NAMCO Holdings was selected from high liquidity stocks in the same Sector (Capital Goods/Others) as Chiyoda Corporation. Presumed par value of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings is 50 yen.

2. Nikkei 500 Stock Average (Nikkei 500)

For Nikkei 500, Chiyoda Corporation will be deleted and Takara Bio Inc. (4974, presumed par value is 50 yen, Industry classification is Pharmaceuticals) will be added. This change will become effective from the market open of August 1 as with Nikkei 225.

3. Nikkei 225 Global Exposure 50 Index

Since Chiyoda Corporation is also a constituent of the Nikkei 225 Global Exposure 50 Index, Chiyoda Corporation will be deleted from the index on the same day, August 1. Note that no stock will be added to the Nikkei 225 Global Exposure 50 Index at this timing and the number of the constituents will be back to 50 at the periodic review this October.


14th June 2019
Regarding the Stock Split of SoftBank Group in Nikkei 225


SoftBank Group Corp. (9984), a Nikkei Stock Average (Nikkei 225) constituent, is planning a stock split of 1 to 2. From the market open of the ex-right date, which is June 25, Nikkei Inc. will change the presumed par value of SoftBank Group from 50/3 yen to 25/3 yen.

Since the price level of SoftBank Group in the Nikkei 225 will stay the same, the divisor will not be changed by this event.


23rd April 2019
Notice regarding 10-day Holiday in April - May 2019


Japanese 10-day holiday related to the Imperial succession starts from Saturday, April 27 and ends on Monday, May 6. Japanese financial markets such as equities, derivatives, and commodities are closed for this period and resume on Tuesday, May 7.

Please note the following during this period.
  • Since the markets are closed, Nikkei Stock Average (Nikkei 225) and other Nikkei indexes on Japanese market, including those jointly operated by the Tokyo Stock Exchange or Tokyo Commodity Exchange will not be calculated. And so, there will be no data updates on the website. Nikkei 225 Currency Hedged Indexes and JPX-Nikkei 400 Currency Hedged Index dated April 26 will be updated on the next business day, i.e. May 7 as usual.
  • Nikkei Asia300 Index and Nikkei Asia300 Investable Index are calculated during these holidays except Saturday, Sunday and May 1 when all the markets which are covered by these indexes are closed.
  • For the details of the trading of the financial products related to the Nikkei 225 etc., please contact relevant exchange or financial institution.
  • Index Business Office of Nikkei will also be closed. The responses for the inquiries received during the holidays may be delayed.



12th March 2019
Changes to the Nikkei Indices


Nikkei Inc. will make the following changes to the Nikkei Stock Average (Nikkei225), the Nikkei Stock Index 300 (Nikkei 300), and the Nikkei 225 High Dividend Yield Stock 50 Index (Nikkei High Dividend Yield 50), corresponding to a delisting and stock splits of the constituents.

  1. Constituent change due to delisting of Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K. iNikkei225, Nikkei 300, Nikkei High Dividend Yield 50j

    Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K. (5002), a constituent of the Nikkei 225 and the Nikkei 300, will integrate its business with Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd. (5019) by the share exchange, and will be delisted from the Tokyo Stock Exchange on March 27. From the opening on March 27, Showa Shell Sekiyu will be deleted from the both indices and Idemitsu Kosan, which will succeed the business of Showa Shell Sekiyu, will be added to the both indices. The presumed par value of Idemitsu Kosan will be 125 yen.

    Since Showa Shell Sekiyu is also a constituent of the Nikkei High Dividend Yield 50, Showa Shell Sekiyu will be deleted from the index on the same day, March 27. Note that no stock will be added to the Nikkei High Dividend Yield 50 and the number of the constituents will be back to 50 at the periodic review this June.

  2. Change in presumed par value of the constituents due to stock split iNikkei 225j

    Terumo Corporation (4543) and Olympus Corporation (7733), Nikkei 225 constituents, are planning stock splits. Corresponding to the splits, the presumed par value will be changed for the index calculation from its ex-right date of March 27.

    Constituent

    Split ratio

    Current Pres. Par

    New Pres. Par

    Terumo

    1:2

    25 yen

    12.5 yen

    Olympus 1:4 50 yen 12.5 yen




8th March 2019
Changes to the Nikkei Indices


Today, Tokyo Stock Exchange designated the stocks of Pioneer Corporation (6773) as gSecurities to be delistedh (Seiri Meigara).
Nikkei Inc. will make the following constituent change in the Nikkei Stock Average (Nikkei Average, Nikkei 225) and Nikkei 500 Stock Average (Nikkei 500) based on the announcement on February 19 (gProcedures for the Nikkei Stock Average constituent change regarding Pioneer Corporationh).


  1. Pioneer will be deleted and OMRON Corporation (6645) will be added to the Nikkei 225. In accordance with the constituent selection rules, OMRON was selected from high liquidity stocks in the same Sector (Technology) as Pioneer. Presumed par value of OMRON is 50 yen.

  2. Deletion of Pioneer and addition of OMRON will be conducted simultaneously on the day, 5 business days passed from today, i.e. this change will become effective from the market open of March 18.

  3. For Nikkei 500, Pioneer will be deleted and HORIBA, Ltd. (6856, presumed par value is 50 yen, Industry classification is Electric Machinery) will be added. This change will become effective from the market open of March 18 as with Nikkei 225.



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.

  1. Pioneer explains in its disclosure documents that gAt the earliest (if the third-party share allotment is completed on March 1, 2019), common stocks will be designated as securities to be delisted on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday, March 1h.

  2. Since the date of designation as securities to be delisted is not fixed, deletion of Pioneer will be decided upon such designation and the stock to be added as a new constituent will be announced at the same time.

  3. For the reasons above and considerations for the time to ensure the information is fully shared, deletion of Pioneer and addition of the new constituent will be conducted simultaneously on the day, 5 business days passed from the designation as securities to be delisted, i.e. if designated on March 1, the change will become effective from the market open of March 11.



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.

Since the price level of FamilyMart UNY Holdings in the Nikkei 225 will stay the same, the divisor will not be changed by this event.




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