Friday, September 23, 2022

Financial Products News #2022 - 34
Nasdaq Announces Launch of Three New Indexes Effective Monday, September 26th, 2022

Markets Impacted:

  • All Markets

Data Feeds Impacted:

  • Nasdaq Global Index Data Service (GIDS)
  • Nasdaq Global Index Watch (GIW)
  • Nasdaq Global Index FlexFile Delivery (GIFFD)

Contact Information:

What you need to know:

Effective Monday, September 26th, 2022, Nasdaq will begin disseminating the following new indexes on the Nasdaq Global Index Data ServiceSM (GIDS).

What are the new Indexes?

The Capital Strength Growth Index (NQCAPSG) seeks to provide exposure to well-capitalized companies with strong market positions. The companies are screened for strong balance sheets, a high degree of liquidity, the ability to generate earnings and cash flow growth and a record of financial strength and profit growth. The Index is composed of 50 securities selected objectively based on cash on hand, debt ratios and revenue and cash flow growth.

How are the Indexes disseminated?

On Monday, September 26th, 2022, 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 Brand Session ID
NQCAPSG The Capital Strength Growth Index USD 1s I NQ AME
NQCAPSGT The Capital Strength Growth Total Return Index USD 1s I NQ AME
NQCAPSGN The Capital Strength Growth Net Total Return Index USD 1s I NQ AME

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.

Will the components and weightings data be made available?

Yes. For access and more information on the Index on the Nasdaq Global Index Watch (GIW) and Nasdaq Global Index FlexFile Delivery (GIFFD), please contact Nasdaq Index Data Sales.

Where can I find additional information?

For questions about Nasdaq index products, please contact Index Services or visit GIW..

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