Nikkei, Inc.

Nikkei, Inc. is a Japanese holding company with newspaper businesses as its core. Its first publication was in 1876 with the publication of The Chugai Bukka Shimpo (Domestic and Foreign Prices News). In 1946, the company name was changed to Nihon Keizai Shimbunsha, while the newspaper changed its title to the Nihon Keizai Shimbun, both of which were later shortened to Nikkei.

Nikkei, Inc.
HeadquartersŌtemachi, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
  • Naotoshi Okada (Chairman & Group CEO)
  • Tsuyoshi Hasebe (President & CEO)

In addition to the Japan-based The Nikkei newspaper (the world's largest business daily in terms of circulation), Nikkei, Inc. owns and publishes two international publications: the Nikkei Asia weekly newsmagazine and the London-headquartered Financial Times daily newspaper.[1] Furthermore, it is the owner of the TX Network, of which TV Tokyo is the flagship station.

Nikkei, Inc.'s current holdings include companies in books, magazines to digital media, database services, broadcasting, and other activities such as economic/cultural events.[2]