Nikkei 225 Stock Average

Nikkei 225 Stock Average

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Pedestrians walk in front of a monitor, right, displaying the closing figure of the Nikkei 225 Stock Average outside a securities firm in Tokyo on Nov. 28, 2013. The average daily trading volume in the Nikkei 225 surged this year to 2.1 billion yen ($20 million) from 1.3 billion yen in 2012.