NASDAQ Global Index Family Now Available Through RIMES Benchmark Data Service

New York - 25 March 2014

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NDAQ), a market leading provider of innovative, transparent indexes, announced that the NASDAQ Global Index Family, comprised of nearly 9,000 global securities with a combined $41.8 trillion float-adjusted market capitalization, is now available on the award-winning RIMES Benchmark Data Service® (RIMES BDS®).

Adding the NASDAQ Global Index Family expands upon the NASDAQ indexes available on RIMES. The following seven index families have been available on RIMES beginning in 2011:

  • NASDAQ OMX Nordic/Baltic Indexes
  • NASDAQ Commodity Indexes
  • NASDAQ/PHLX Indexes
  • NASDAQ Green Economy Indexes
  • NASDAQ Dividend & Income Indexes
  • NASDAQ OMX Nordic Fixed Income Indexes
  • NASDAQ Axioma Equity-Commodity Indexes

RIMES Technologies Corporation, a leading provider of managed data services to the financial services industry, has a rich history with NASDAQ OMX, the world's largest exchange company and a leading index provider. In 2011, RIMES was the first provider to become an Elite Index Data Partner of NASDAQ OMX.

"Deepening our partnership with RIMES provides their clients access to NASDAQ OMX's full range of global equity indexes to benchmark their portfolios and respond to client demand for competing benchmark options," said Oliver Albers, VP of Sales for Global Data Products, NASDAQ OMX.

RIMES Benchmark Data Service (RIMES BDS®) formats NASDAQ Index Data according to clients' specific criteria, and delivers it through files customized to fit each client's systems, ready to be used within their applications. RIMES BDS is a fully managed data service that covers all the elements of good data processing.

"The data from NASDAQ OMX Global Indexes continues our commitment to providing the full suite of data for all the NASDAQ OMX indexes, customized to our clients' exact specifications," states Alessandro Ferrari, SVP Global Marketing, RIMES. "These additional indexes improve clients' access to NASDAQ Indexes and supplement their existing choice of 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 Global equity, Dividend Achievers, Fixed Income, Commodity, Nordic, Green Economy, and Sharia indexes. Voted "Most Innovative Index Provider" worldwide by ETF Express readers, NASDAQ Global Indexes continuously offers 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 financial organizations. 

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