Nikkei Inc.

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Founded 1876
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Key People Tsuneo Kita, President and CEO
Employees 3200
Products Media, Publishing, Broadcasting
Website http://www.nikkei.co.jp/nikkeiinfo/english/index.html

Nikkei, Inc. is a Tokyo-based media company that focuses on print and online newspapers, publishing of books, magazines and music, and broadcast communications. [1]

Since 1949, the Nihon Keizai Shimbun ("Nikkei") newspaper has published the Nikkei 225 Stock Average, a price-weighted average of the top 225 Japanese companies.[2]

In September 2015 the Nikkei media group won U.S. antitrust approval for the $1.3 billion purchase of the Financial Times from Britain's Pearson PLC. The purchase marks the culmination of decades of attempts by Nikkei to break into mainstream English-language media.[3]

Key People

Tsuneo Kita, President and CEO

References

  1. About Us. Nikkei, Inc..
  2. Nikkei 225 Stock Average. Bloomberg.
  3. U.S. gives antitrust approval to Nikkei's purchase of Financial Times. Reuters.