Global Equity Indexes

This comprehensive family covers international securities segmented by geography, sector, and size.

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Nasdaq Global Indexes encompass a variety of global sector, benchmark, and tradable indexes for the investing community and licensing opportunities for product sponsors.

The comprehensive Nasdaq Global Index Family covers international securities segmented by geography, sector, and size. Nasdaq’s transparent and rules-based selection method results in a complete representation of the global investable equity marketplace. The indexes cover 45 individual countries within Developed and Emerging Markets, and facilitate a multitude of tracking, trading, and investing opportunities.

The Nasdaq Global Index (NQGI) benchmark provides the broadest exposure for more than 98% of investable large-, mid-, and small-cap securities. The family is further broken down across segments, regions, countries, sectors, and capitalization size. Our free float-adjusted, market cap-weighted methodology utilizes ICB classifications—resulting in indexes calculated as Price Return, Total Return, and Net Total Return in up to seven currencies.

Key elements of the suite

Developed Markets

The Nasdaq Developed Markets Index (NQDM) is comprised of indexes from 25 designated countries.


Emerging Markets

The Nasdaq Emerging Markets Index (NQEM) is comprised of indexes from 20 designated countries.



  • Americas: North America, Latin America
    Includes the Nasdaq US All Market Index Family, a comprehensive U.S. equity benchmark covering more than 900 market capitalization-weighted, float-adjusted indexes, including the flagship Nasdaq US All Market Index (NQUSA) and the Nasdaq US Benchmark Index (NQUSB). The family is segmented by market cap and sector, with tradable and benchmark versions.
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa

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