Fidest – Agenzia giornalistica/press agency

Quotidiano di informazione – Anno 33 n° 348

The launch of the NASDAQ Commodity

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 25 aprile 2012

(q:NDAQ) Today announced the launch of the NASDAQ Commodity Index Family, a broad and diverse representation of the commodities markets that provides investors with exposure across all major commodity sectors. The commodity index family is available in five distinct roll versions to offer investors different investment strategies.
The NASDAQ Commodity Index Family is the latest offering from The NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group, a premier full-service index provider.The index family consists of the primary benchmark — the NASDAQ Commodity Benchmark Index (NQCI) — a liquidity-based tradable index, as well as 10 sector and 33 single indexes. The five main sectors covered by the NASDAQ Commodity Index family are energy, industrial metals, precious metals, agriculture and livestock.The family is designed to measure the performance of single commodities and sectors through the use of futures contracts on physical commodities.The commodity index family provides a broad way to track U.S. dollar denominated commodities traded on 10 U.S. and U.K. exchanges. The index family is available in five different roll versions to offer investors multiple choices of exposure and strategies.The NASDAQ Commodity Index Family is calculated in U.S. dollars in excess and total return. Daily index values, weightings and historical data are available via the NASDAQ OMX Global Index Watch product and the NASDAQ OMX Global Index Data Service.
NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group is engaged in the design, development, calculation, and licensing of NASDAQ OMX Indexes. NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group specializes in the development of indexes focusing on NASDAQ OMX’s brand themes of innovation, technology, growth and globalization. NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group also provides custom index services and design solutions as a third-party provider to selected financial organizations. For more information about NASDAQ OMX indexes, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com/indexes.
The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade – from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the US and Europe, we own and operate 24 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.999% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world’s securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $5.1 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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