The Nikkei 255 gained 197 points or 0.7% to 26854 on Monday, remaining close to levels not seen 30 years, amid a general positive sentiment after President Trump finally signed the near $900 bill coronavirus-aid bill and as coronavirus vaccination started in the European Union. Meanwhile, Japan suspended new entries by nonresident foreigners arriving from most of the world, aiming to contain the spread of the new coronavirus variant. Healthcare, utilities, industrial machinery makers and technology stocks rose on expectations that the earnings outlook will improve next year.
Historically, the Japan NIKKEI 225 Stock Market Index reached an all time high of 38957.44 in December of 1989. Japan NIKKEI 225 Stock Market Index - data, forecasts, historical chart - was last updated on December of 2020.
The Japan NIKKEI 225 Stock Market Index is expected to trade at 26233.91 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate it to trade at 24516.64 in 12 months time.