Thursday, February 20, 2020

Financial Products News #2020 - 4
Nasdaq to Begin Dissemination of New Third Party Indexes on GIDS, Effective Friday, February 21, 2020

Markets Impacted:

  • All Markets

Data Feeds Impacted:

  • Nasdaq Global Index Data Service (GIDS)

Contact Information:

What you need to know:

Effective Friday, February 21, 2020, Nasdaq, through its data dissemination relationship with New Leaf Data Services, LLC, will send daily index level information on the Nasdaq Global Index Data ServiceSM (GIDS).

What are the new indexes?

The Canada Cannabis Spot Indices are designed to provide a benchmark to measure and track the average wholesale price of cannabis in Canada each week. The indices are reported at the end of each week.

How are the indexes disseminated?

Effective Friday, February 21, 2020, data recipients will receive real-time index information from the proprietary (GIDS) data feed with the following attributes:

Instrument ID Instrument Name Currency Frequency FP Type
CBMKCCSI Wholesale Cannabis Price Paid by the Distributor CAD OW I
CBMKCNLP Wholesale Cannabis Price Paid to Licensed Producer CAD OW I
CBMKETAX Canada Wt Avg Fed/Prov Excise Tax Paid by Lic Prod CAD OW I

In addition to the real-time tick messages, Nasdaq will support the following directory messages on GIDS:

  • Equities Summary (Message Type F): Disseminated at the end of the U.S. and European trading session to relay the summary of the current trading day's activity for an equity index.
  • Index Directory (Message Type R): Disseminated at the start of each day to relay basic index information.

Where can I find additional information?

For questions about Nasdaq index products, please contact Nasdaq Global Indexes at +1 844 717 0708 (for US Callers) or +1 301 978 8311 (for International Callers).

For additional information about New Leaf Data Services, LLC, please call 1-888-502-7298 or visit

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