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Over 95%

The Nikkei Economic Electronic Databank System (NEEDS) provides over 50 years of high quality Corporate Financial, Equity, Fixed Income and Macroeconomic data.

The service is subscribed by over 95% of Japanese financial Institutions, including all top 10 securities companies and all six of the major banks in Japan, a true indication of the calibre of the services provided by NEEDS.

Subscribing clients can receive daily data files via NEEDS BULK directly to their in-house database; or they can access the NEEDS databases directly through the web-browser based NEEDS FinancialQUEST. For clients who do not require a continuous subscription service, NEEDS SPOT provides one-off data access based on client parameters.


The most accurate Corporate Financial and Securities data for all listed Japanese companies
Over 50 years of high quality and consistent data
The most accurate Corporate Financial and Securities data for all listed Japanese companies in consistent and easy to compare format.
Unrivalled in the scale, scope and accuracy of its data
Perfect data source for a wide range of tasks from front office research to back office processing, and from marketing and PR to quantitative analysis


Utilieze Economic and Corporate Data as an Alternative Data

We provide a wide range of numerical data and report data; from corporate settlement information, microsecond market information, and governance information to risk information surrounding the company.

With a data structure that is premised on program processing and statistical processing, the economic and corporate data will strongly back up the processing and the analysis according to the intended use, such as investment strategy formulation, trend prediction, and academic research.

Strategic Plan of M&A

The information provided by ownership and corporate governance intelligence gives shareholders the power to evaluate potential difficulties of M&A for targeted companies.

Borrowings by Financial Institution

Provides the names of financial institutions lending to companies and the amount of corporate borrowing, based on the results of questionnaires sent out to companies and 'Yuho' (Yuka Shoken Hokokusho) Financial Statements.
Long-term and short-term debts are covered.

Data Coverage

Equities and Fixed Income Data

Nikkei provides extensive data on stock price and indicators for all companies listed on all the Japanese stock markets
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Corporate Governance Evaluation System

Approximately 150 indicators of corporate governance related data such as management supervision system, return of profits to shareholders, performance and capital efficiency, are recorded for all listed companies.

Strongly support the governance analysis of institutional investors and analysts.

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Macroeconomics and Financial Data

Vast amount of macroeconomic data compiled by Nikkei analysts and gathered from various government departments, the Bank of Japan and international organisations such as the IMF.
The macroeconomic data available through NEEDS allows capturing a state of the Japanese economy as a whole.
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Nikkei Indexes

The Nikkei 225 is the most widely followed index of the Japanese stock markets. As the calculators of the Nikkei indices, we provide data of the highest accuracy for index benchmarking and tracking; daily constituent pricing, weights, number of outstanding shares, index divisor and index value.
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Corporate Fundamentals

With an unbeaten reputation for quality, Nikkei provides a wealth of information contained in the Tanshin and Yuho corporate financial reports, which are led up to 45 days after the end of each scale quarter by all companies listed on the Japanese stock markets.
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