Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Financial Products News #2013 - 21
NASDAQ OMX to Expand NASDAQ Global Index Family Offering, Effective July 15, 2013

Markets Impacted:

  • All Markets

Data Feeds Impacted:

  • Global Index Data Service (GIDS)
  • Global Index Watch (GIW)

Contact Information:

What you need to know:

What is the NASDAQ Global Index Family?

The comprehensive NASDAQ Global Index FamilySM represents more than 98% of the global equity investable marketplace and is comprised of over 25,000 indexes. NASDAQ OMX launched the initial phase of the family, calculated in USD, in December 2012. The July 15th expansion consists of more than 20,000 indexes calculated in AUD, CAD, EUR, GBP, JPY and local currencies.

The family uses transparent and rules-based selection criteria and consists of over 9,000 securities broken down by market segment, region, country, size and sector. Additionally, the indexes cover 45 individual countries classified as Developed and Emerging Markets across the following regions: 1.) Americas, 2.) Europe, 3.) Asia-Pacific and 4.) Middle East Africa. All indexes are calculated as Price Return, Total Return and Net Total Return and are available in up to seven currencies.

The Developed Americas region includes the NASDAQ US All Market Index Family, a comprehensive U.S. equity benchmark covering more than 900 market capitalization-weighted, float-adjusted indexes including the flagship NASDAQ US All Market IndexSM (NQUSA).

How will the index values be disseminated?

Effective Monday, July 15, 2013, data recipients will start to receive start-of-day and end-of-day data for more than 20,000 new indexes from the proprietary GIDS data feed. For a list of the new indexes and data elements that will be disseminated via GIDS, please please click here.

How will the components and weightings data be made available?

NASDAQ Global Index Family components and weightings data will be available on GIW. Additionally, we expect that the Global Family will be offered via our redistribution partners. Please contact NASDAQ OMX Global Data Products to discuss our flexible entitlement and delivery options.

How can I subscribe to this new data?

Please contact your Global Data Products Account Representative or NASDAQ OMX Global Data Sales at +1 301 978 5307 (Option #2) or +45 33 93 33 66.

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