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    Nasdaq Global Equity Indexes

    Customize equity exposure with a comprehensive family of indexes.

    Equity investing has long been the essential portfolio growth tool for investors around the world. And as more investors tap into the power of the markets, there is an increasing demand for choice, transparency, and innovation.

    Nasdaq Global Equity Indexes are designed to empower investors with a transparent, rules-based approach to access 98% of investable securities in more than 45 countries.


    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.


    individual countries covered by the index

    within Developed and Emerging Markets. This family also facilitates a multitude of tracking, trading, and investing opportunities.




    of securities

    The Nasdaq Global Index (NQGI) benchmark provides the broadest exposure for more than 98% of investable large-, mid-, and small-cap securities. 

    Global Index Family Breakdown

    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.

    Nasdaq Global Equity Indexes Overview

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

    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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