NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) a market leading provider of innovative, transparent indexes, announced the following 21 NASDAQ Indexes are now available to clients of Informa Investment Solutions' Zephyr StyleADVISOR. They will also be launched within Informa Investment Solution's PSN Enterprise in the coming months.
Eighteen of the indexes are within the NASDAQ Global Index Family, and are comprised of nearly 9,000 global securities with a combined $41.8 Trillion float-adjusted market cap.
- NASDAQ Developed Ex North America Index
- NASDAQ Developed Ex North America Large Mid Cap Index
- NASDAQ Developed Market Index
- NASDAQ Developed Large Mid Cap Index
- NASDAQ Developed Small Cap Index
- NASDAQ Emerging Markets Index
- NASDAQ Emerging Large Mid Cap Index
- NASDAQ Emerging Small Cap Index
- NASDAQ Global Ex US Index
- NASDAQ Global Ex US Large Mid Cap Index
- NASDAQ Global Index
- NASDAQ Global Large Mid Cap Index
- NASDAQ Global Small Cap Index
- NASDAQ US Large Cap Index
- NASDAQ US Mid Cap Index
- NASDAQ US Small Cap Index
- NASDAQ US Benchmark Index
- NASDAQ US Large Mid Cap Index
The remaining three indexes are from the NASDAQ Dividend Achiever family - a robust series of income-oriented indexes tied to exchange traded products (ETPs) that track nearly $20 billion in assets under management (AUM).
- NASDAQ US Dividend Achievers Select Index
- NASDAQ US Broad Dividend Achievers Index
- NASDAQ Dividend International Achievers Index
"Providing NASDAQ OMX Global Index data on Informa Investment Solutions' suite of platforms is an exciting opportunity for both companies, and more importantly, provides additional value to Informa Investment Solutions clients," said Oliver Albers, Vice President of Sales, NASDAQ OMX Global Information Services. "As a result, Informa Investment Solutions clients will have access to NASDAQ OMX's innovative indexes to benchmark their portfolios in a cost-effective manner."
"The data from NASDAQ OMX Global Indexes complements our extensive database of index data while responding to client demand for competing high-quality low-cost benchmark options," states Lac Vuong, joint Managing Director of Informa Investment Solutions. "Our clients will particularly benefit from the ability to freely redistribute NASDAQ benchmark level performance data in reports, an activity that has typically become fee-liable in the industry.
About NASDAQ OMX Global Indexes
NASDAQ OMX Global Indexes has been creating innovative, market-leading, transparent indexes since 1971. Today, our index offering spans geographies and asset classes and includes diverse families such as the Dividend Achievers, Global, Nordic, Green Economy, Sharia and Commodity Indexes. We continuously offer new opportunities for financial product sponsors across a wide-spectrum of investable products and for asset managers to measure risk and performance. NASDAQ OMX Global Indexes also provides custom index services and design solutions to selected financial organizations. For more information about NASDAQ OMX Global Indexes, visit indexes.nasdaqomx.com.
* NASDAQ OMX was named "2014's Most Innovative Index Provider" by the readers of ETF Trends
About NASDAQ OMX Group
NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,200 listed companies with a market value of over $8 trillion. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.
Informa Investment Solutions, a subsidiary of Informa plc, is a leading provider of solutions and custom services to financial institutions and investment professionals. For over 30 years, Informa Investment Solutions has supplied valuable data and offered tailored performance measurement, wealth management tools, reporting, and communications solutions to brokerages, bank trusts, money management firms, investment consultancies, wealth managers, and pension plan sponsors. Our unique ability to create quality, customized products – along with our unrivaled capacity to supply valuable data and support services – makes us a consistent market leader throughout the investment community.
Our primary products include performance measurement and client reporting solutions, investment manager search and evaluation database, and investment proposal generation. With a multitude of off -the-shelf investment applications and our willingness to provide customization, Informa Investment Solutions has the right combination of technology and services to meet the needs of the most demanding clients and investors.
The information contained above is provided for informational and educational purposes only, and nothing contained herein should be construed as investment advice, either on behalf of a particular financial product or an overall investment strategy. Neither The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. nor any of its affiliates makes any recommendation to buy or sell any financial product or any representation about the financial condition of any company or fund. Statements regarding NASDAQ's proprietary indexes are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Investors should undertake their own due diligence and carefully evaluate companies before investing. ADVICE FROM A SECURITIES PROFESSIONAL IS STRONGLY ADVISED.
Information containing any historical information, data or analysis should not be taken as an indication or guarantee of any future performance, analysis, forecast or prediction. Past performance does not guarantee future results. As of the date of this press release, none of the investment strategies mentioned in this press release currently have live assets invested in any fund, separately managed account or other financial product that seeks to track the index's performance, and any performance results for periods prior to the inception date of the calculation and dissemination of each index is back tested and not live and does not reflect any transaction or other fees that an investor would need to pay when investing in a similar strategy.
None of the information in this press release constitutes an offer to sell (or a solicitation of an offer to buy), any security, financial product or other investment vehicle or any trading strategy.
You cannot invest in an index. NASDAQ OMX does not issue, sponsor, endorse, market, offer, review or otherwise express any opinion regarding any investment or financial product that may be based on or linked to the performance of these investment strategies.
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