Nasdaq OMX introduces data service for stock and commodity indexes

Source: Nasdaq OMX

The Nasdaq OMX Group (NASDAQ:NDAQ) has introduced a new Secure Web Service for Premier subscribers of Nasdaq OMX Global Index Watch, a data service for key Nasdaq OMX stock, commodity and fixed-income indexes.

This new service facilitates more efficient access to and integration of valuable index data. NASDAQ OMX calculates more than 1,500 diverse indexes in the U.S., Europe and throughout the world.

NASDAQ OMX Global Index Watch is an indispensable tool for investment professionals who track NASDAQ OMX indexes or trade NASDAQ OMX index-related derivative instruments and provides essential historical data via an easy-to-use web interface. With the new Secure Web Service, Premier subscribers to Global Index Watch can now retrieve defined data services via an automated process for key NASDAQ OMX indexes. In addition, these subscribers can download secure files to their systems.

"The Secure Web Service further improves the workflow of market participants by giving them access to vital information in an efficient and flexible fashion," said Randall Hopkins, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX Global Data Products. "This is a value-added service for Premier subscribers of NASDAQ OMX Global Index Watch, a complete solution for receiving valuable information about some of the most widely watched indexes in the world."

Premier subscribers to NASDAQ OMX Global Index Watch may access the following index-related data streams from the Secure Web Service query system:

  • Weightings Data Service (weightings and component information)
  • Corporate Action Service (corporate action information; if a future date is entered, any existing advance corporate actions will be included)
  • History Service (historical end-of-day summary information)

For technical information about NASDAQ OMX Global Index Watch and the Secure Web Service, visit the Global Index Services webpage.

Access to essential historical index data for NASDAQ OMX indexes can be accessed from a single source, NASDAQ OMX Global Index Watch.

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