Table: One Year on the Nikkei
Nasdaq crash begins: Japan stocks swoon.
The Nikkei 225 Stock Index: 20,434
JUNE 25, 2000
LDP battered in lower house elections.
AUGUST 11, 2000
Bank of Japan abandons zero rates.
U.S. slowdown hits Japan exports.
MARCH 19, 2001
Bank of Japan restores zero rates.
APRIL 6, 2001
Prime Minister Mori says he'll resign.
The Nikkei 225 Stock Index: 13,385