The Nikkei 225 is Japan's main stock index, equivalent to the Dow Jones Industrial Average in the US. The index is calculated every 15 seconds during Tokyo Stock Exchange trading hours, with constituents ranked using stock price rather than market capitalization, and Nikkei conducts a periodic review of the constituents every September.
The Nikkei newspaper has been the calculator of the Nikkei 225 index since 1950, and until now, has calculated and distributed the index free of charge. But the
James talks about his trip to Chicago and some of the interesting topics that came up (including a look at disaster recovery demands). Then Anthony and James touch on ISDA's initial margin rules, with Phase 3 going live next year.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails