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

NASDAQ Global Equity Index Family

The comprehensive NASDAQ Global Equity 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.

Developed Markets

The NASDAQ Developed Markets Index (NQDM) is comprised of indexes from 24 designated countries. The DM equity universe includes:

Emerging Markets

The NASDAQ Emerging Markets Index (NQEM) is comprised of indexes from 21 designated countries. The EM equity universe includes:

  • 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

Highlighted Indexes

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NASDAQ ASPA Ex Japan Index
NASDAQ Developed Markets Index
NASDAQ DM Ex United States Index
NASDAQ Emerging Markets Index
NASDAQ Global Index
NASDAQ US All Market Index
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