2019.06.13 Nikkei acquires 26% stake in Indian media start-up NewsRise

Nikkei Inc. announces today that it has acquired 25.99% of the outstanding shares in Indian media start-up NewsRise Financial Research and Information Services. Under the brand of Nikkei Markets, Nikkei and NewsRise have been jointly providing English-language news on Southeast Asian stock markets since April 2017, independently reporting from Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore. With the capital tie-up, Nikkei and NewsRise will step up cooperation to deliver higher quality and quantity of the region's market news.