Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Financial Products News #2012 - 27
NASDAQ OMX to Launch Two New Indexes Effective Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Data Feeds Impacted:
What you need to know:
What are the new indexes?
The NASDAQ-100 Futures Index is designed to track the performance of a hypothetical portfolio holding the CME NASDAQ-100 E-mini Index future, which is rolling on a quarterly basis. The NASDAQ-100 Futures Index is designed to represent returns of the NASDAQ-100 Index.
How will the indexes be disseminated?
Effective Tuesday, March 1, 2012, data recipients will receive real-time index information from the proprietary GIDS data feed.
NASDAQ OMX will identify these indexes via the following data elements in GIDS:
|Index Identifier||Index Name||Currency||Dissemination Frequency||Session ID||Originator ID|
|NDXFUTER||NASDAQ-100 Futures Index||USD||15-second updates||"A"||"Q"|
|NDXFUTTR||NASDAQ-100 Futures Total Return Index||USD||15-second updates||"A"||"Q"|
NASDAQ OMX will also support the following directory messages on GIDS:
- Index End of Day Summary (Category A - Type B): Disseminated at the end of the U.S. and European trading session to relay closing index summary data.
- Index Directory (Category A - Type C): Disseminated at the start of each day to relay basic index information.
Please note: NASDAQ OMX will not support an official Index Settlement Value at this time.
Where can I find additional information?
- For questions about NASDAQ OMX Information, LLC data products, please contact NASDAQ OMX Global Data Products at +1 301 978 5307 or +45 3393 3366.
- For questions about NASDAQ OMX index products, please contact NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group at +1 301 978 8284.
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