THE NIKKEI WEEKLY Unveiled!

THE NIKKEI WEEKLY presents economic and business news from Japan in precise, natural English.
Since the majority of articles come from Japan’s most widely read financial daily, Nihon Keizai Shinbun, commonly known as The Nikkei in English, the content found on THE NIKKEI WEEKLY’s pages represents the shared knowledge of a large segment of the Japanese population. The paper can also serve as a source of new information about Japanese society and culture. No other weekly paper in Japan offers such a wealth of insights into Japanese business and industry.

Let’s take a quick tour of the many riches you will find on the pages of THE NIKKEI WEEKLY, from the week’s top news stories to the latest popular trends.

Up-to-the-Minute Information You Can Use in Your Business!

FRONT
FRONT

The front page pulls together the most important news from the previous week, with detailed commentary that gives you a deeper understanding of economic currents in Japan. A feature column accentuated by a yellow background focuses on topics of particular interest to foreign readers, while ample use of photos and graphs makes everything easier to grasp.

NEWS FOCUS
NEWS FOCUS

For a concise summary of the week’s economic, business, and political developments, turn to NEWS FOCUS. The kind of detailed analysis only The Nikkei can provide will help you understand not only what happened by why.

business & asia

BUSINESS BEAT
 
Keep on top of industry developments

From M&A to the rise of emerging enterprises, this section covers all types of industry news. You’ll never miss a beat on what Japanese corporations are up to.

BUSINESS BEAT
ASIA
 
An expanded ASIA page, to keep up with the times!

The fastest growing region in the world today is Asia. By pooling the resources of Nikkei’s offices all across Asia, we bring you a broad spectrum of Asian business news as well as information about the Asia strategies of Japanese corporations.

ASIA
NEW PRODUCTS
 

Countless products are newly introduced to the market every day. From high-end products such as houses and automobiles to everyday items such as stationery, toys and games, this section introduces readers to a broad range of products selected by The Nikkei Weekly editors and presented with full color photography. An insight into today's "Made in Japan," this section has long been appreciated by foreign and Japanese readers alike.

NEW PRODUCTS
PRICE REPORT
 

Commodity and service prices are things in which everyone is interested. This section focuses on the price of everything, from crude oil and metals to consumer goods and salaries. Prices act as a guide to business and highlight many business trends. In this section, we take an in-depth look into the Japanese economy through price indicators.

PRICE REPORT
FINANCIAL BUSINESS
 

This page provides dedicated coverage of the latest developments in the financial industry, as well as in-depth analysis of the corporate strategies of major banks and securities houses.

FINANCIAL BUSINESS
INVESTING
 

The INVESTING section features in-depth analysis of enterprises by analysts from leading ratings provider, Rating and Investment Information, Inc., and a variety of news on securities investment. It also includes information on bank, securities and insurance products, real estate investment products and corporate finance information. There is also a list of macroeconomic indicators, useful for capturing investment trends.

INVESTING

Views & Trends

READERS WORKSHOP
READERS WORKSHOP
 
Business English tips

Topics currently in the news are explained in plain English, with full annotation and commentary.

Japan BUSINESS SEMINAR
 

Also included is "Japan Business Seminar," which taps a roster of foreign consultants and experienced Japan hands to explain the ins and outs of cross-cultural business. The contributors offer valuable insights for Japanese and non-Japanese businesspeople alike.

FEATURES
FEATURES
 
The topics everybody's talking about!

This section brings you the kind of meaty coverage Nikkei publications are famous for, such as stories that draw on our exclusive research or interviews with leading financial figures.

EDITORIAL & COMMENTARY
EDITORIAL & COMMENTARY
 

This section provides readers with editorials and commentaries from The Nikkei by The Nikkei columnists. The OPINION section also includes exclusive columns, such as ECONOMIST'S ANGLE, written by renowned economists, and THINKING POINTS. This section gives you the most comprehensive perspective on the Japanese economy.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGYˇ†–Ź
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
 

The TECHNOLOGY section introduces Japan's latest technological developments and products using state-of-the-art technologies. With colorful illustrations and photos, the section provides an update on Japan as a technological pioneer. It also features stories on the latest trends in both public and private sector R&D.

TRENDS
TRENDS
 

What’s “in” in Japan right now? You may be surprised by what you learn.

INSIGHT
INSIGHT
 

Here you’ll find commentary on current events and business trends, with in-depth analysis that delves into the background as well as surrounding controversies. You’ll get to know Japan’s “today” inside out.

Other pages

IN BRIEF
IN BRIEF
 
Quick takes on important news

You’ll find an IN BRIEF box on most of the paper’s pages. Conveniently gathered for you here is all the news you want to know about besides the main stories on the page.

Original Content Found Only in TNW!

Columns and interviews of people in the news

OPINION
 
ForeignThoughts ForeignFaces
Special-to-TNW columns by experts of every stripe
Notables from overseas and what they are thinking

Nikkei’s distinguished list of contributors picks apart current events. Their thought-provoking pieces are a hit among readers.

New columns that profile interesting people from abroad have been added to the TRENDS and BUSINESS BEAT pages. You’ll meet unique individuals from overseas who’ve come to work in Japan, and hear what they have to say about the country and its people.