Monday, April 30, 2012
Financial Products News #2012 - 29
NASDAQ OMX to Launch New Index Effective Friday, May 11, 2012
Data Feeds Impacted:
What you need to know:
What is the new indexes?
The Nordea NASDAQ OMX Russia 15 Index NTR is a free float adjusted and capped market value weighted index based on the 15 largest and most traded Russian Depositary Receipts traded on London Stock Exchange International Order Book (IOB). The purpose of the Index is to mirror the performance of the largest and most actively traded Russia blue chip stocks. The Index is constructed as a tradable index and is used as underlying for derivative products. The Index is adjusted for dividends after the deduction of the withholding tax rate, which is determined by Nordea.
How will the index be disseminated?
Effective Friday, May 11, 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|
|NORUX15NTR||Nordea NASDAQ OMX Russia 15 Index NTR||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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