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INDEXES

Index Data

Nasdaq provides current and historical index data for the diverse suite of Nasdaq Global Indexes, which covers all geographies and multiple asset classes. This reliable and comprehensive data set helps investors value securities, evaluate investments and track portfolios. The widespread distribution of our index data promotes capital performance transparency for investors, asset managers and global financial institutions. Learn more about our flexible options and competitive pricing.


Index Series/Entitlements


With nearly 20 different index series/entitlements for you to chose from, Nasdaq Global Indexes provides a wide range of asset classes and themes inculding a unique line-up of multi-factor and smart beta options from which you can choose. Click here to see our entire list of index series to which you can subscribe.

Nasdaq Contributor API

Nasdaq Contributor API is a premium index and ETF dissemination service that turns your proprietary data into ideas, and your ideas into reality. Asset managers, RIAs and fintech firms can leverage the API to register and distribute custom indexes and ETFs through our market leading dissemination channels to help raise awareness and assets.  

Take Your Business Further 

Clients seeking broader distribution of their index/ETF information will be able to leverage one of Nasdaq’s distribution vehicles that are robust, scalable, and monitored by Nasdaq’s technology and support team. The Nasdaq Contributor API is an efficient and cost effective way to help get your data in front of more than 700 firms globally including:

  • Television media 
  • Financial web portals
  • All major market data vendors
  • Sell-side banks
  • Buy-side firms
  • Retail online brokers and more. 

Flexible Choices 

  • Low volume interface or a higher volume solution 
  • Low bandwidth model (web-based) or higher bandwidth model (IDC) App to App Extranet Provision 
  • Code to a Nasdaq-branded API via a standard format 
  • Choose among multiple proven dissemination channels (Global Index Data Service (GIDS), Global Index Watch (GIW) or Global Index FlexFile Delivery (GIFFD)) 
  • Input detailed index or ETF values and/or constituentlevel data for turnkey downstream consumption


Data Types

Index Data

  • Intraday Index Level (Price Total Return, Gross Return and Net Return)
  • Settlement Values
  • Currency Spot values for select instruments
  • Daily security components data
  • Start-of-Day and End-of-Day summary data by asset class

ETF data

  • Intraday Portfolio Values (IPVs)
  • Daily valuation information, such as NAV per Share,
  • Estimated Cash per Share, Estimated Cash per Creation
  • Unit, Total Cash per Creation Unit and Total Shares Out
  • standing of the fund
  • ETF Directory message designed to provide the symbols of the ETF valuations


Index Dissemination

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Global Index FlexFile Delivery (GIFFD)

Nasdaq’s Premium Index Delivery Service


GIFFD is a flexible and efficient delivery service for index weighting, advance corporate action and extensive additional data for Nasdaq indexes. This premium service provides access to new products with more comprehensive data fields within the files. It also allows clients to customize their daily index files available on request through an easy-to-download platform.

GIFFD provides 

  • More daily reports and a more efficient delivery than Global Index Watch, the standard delivery platform
  • New products with superior content
    • Consolidated Index Valuation EOD & SOD
    • UFF Weighting (EOD, SOD)
    • Index level history file (EOD)*
    • Proforma File: Available prior to index rebalance
    • Comprehensive Corporate Actions


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Flexible Data Files

Global Index Watch (GIW)

Nasdaq’s Web-based Index Delivery Service


GIW is Nasdaq’s standard direct source for index history and components via an easy-to-use front end web interface. GIW provides index weights and components via an easy-to-use web interface. Subscribers have access to:

  • Daily changes to the composition and weightings of Nasdaq Global indexes
  • Corporate actions (limited)
  • Essential historical data

Data entitlements cover select index families or bundled packages at attractive rates.

View the GIW Web Service Specifications.

Please note: Clients currently taking the US Classic and Nordic/Baltic entitlements will automatically be eligible for enrollment in the new Global Index FlexFile Delivery (GIFFD) premium option. Contact us to get additional information on the upgrade, additional services, and related pricing changes.

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Global Index Data Service (GIDS)

Nasdaq's Real-Time Data Feed


GIDS provides data recipients, either directly or through a third-party distributor, the opportunity to reduce network, administrative and data center costs by taking one data feed, rather than many. GIDS provides greater dissemination frequency for select indexes, allowing for better trading performance and portfolio valuations. The real-time feed also standardizes message formats for index and ETF values to facilitate the processing of cross-market data.

Access data from:

  • The Nasdaq Stock Market
  • Nasdaq PHLX
  • Nasdaq Nordic Exchange
  • Nasdaq Baltic Exchange
  • Third party partner indexes and ETFs

Index Data

  • Intraday Net Asset Values
  • Settlement Values
  • Currency Spot values for select instruments
  • Daily security components data
  • Start-of-Day and End-of-Day summary data by asset class

ETF Data

  • Intraday Portfolio Values (IPVs)

  • Daily valuation information, such as NAV per Share, Estimated Cash per Share, Estimated Cash per Creation Unit, Total Cash per Creation Unit and Total Shares Outstanding of the fund ETF Directory message designed to provide the symbols of the ETF valuations

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