Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Financial Products News #2012 - 76
NASDAQ OMX to Discontinue Dissemination of Six NASDAQ Indexes Effective After the Close of Business Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Data Products Impacted:
What you need to know:
What is changing?
Effective close of business Wednesday, October 31, 2012, NASDAQ OMX will cease the calculation and dissemination of the following indexes:
- NASDAQ-400 Index (Symbol: NDX400)
- NASDAQ-400 Total Return Index (Symbol: XNDX400)
- NASDAQ-500 Index (Symbol: NDX500)
- NASDAQ-500 Total Return Index (Symbol: XNDX500)
- NASDAQ OMX Government Relief Index (Symbol: QGRI)
- NASDAQ OMX Government Relief Total Return Index (Symbol: QGRX)
How does this impact data feeds?
NASDAQ OMX will cease dissemination of intraday index values and directory messages for the above indexes on the following NASDAQ OMX proprietary index data services:
- NASDAQ OMX Global Index Data ServiceSM (GIDSSM)
- NASDAQ OMX Global Index WatchSM (GIWSM)
Where can I find additional information?
- If you have questions regarding these changes, please contact NASDAQ OMX Global Indexes at +1 301 978 8284.
- To access the Global Index Watch website, click the following link https://indexes.nasdaqomx.com/.
- For questions about NASDAQ OMX index products, please contact NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group at +1 301 978 8284.
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