Friday, November 17, 2023

Financial Products News #2023 - 38
Nasdaq Announces Launch of Three New Indexes Effective Monday, November 20th, 2023

Markets Impacted:

  • All Markets

Data Feeds Impacted:

  • Nasdaq Global Index Watch (GIW)
  • Nasdaq Global Index FlexFile Delivery (GIFFD)

Contact Information:

What you need to know:

Effective Monday, November 20th, 2023, Nasdaq will begin disseminating the following new indexes on the Nasdaq Global Index Watch (GIW).

What are the new indexes?

The Nasdaq Metals Focus Silver Miners Index is designed to track the performance of companies engaged in the silver mining industry. Companies are selected based on classification by Metals Focus, a leading independent precious metals research consultancy. Eligible companies include those that derive the majority of their revenues from silver mining, have a significant market share of global silver production, or are principally engaged in exploration and development activities related to new silver production.

How are the Indexes disseminated?

On Monday, November 20th, 2023, 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
NMFSM Nasdaq Metals Focus Silver Miners Index USD 1s I NQ GLO
NMFSMT Nasdaq Metals Focus Silver Miners Total Return Index USD 1s I NQ GLO
NMFSMN Nasdaq Metals Focus Silver Miners Net Total Return Index USD 1s I NQ GLO

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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