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fpnews2021-57 – Nasdaq to Begin Dissemination of New Third Party Indexes on GIDS, Effective Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

Markets Impacted:

  • All Markets

Data Feeds Impacted:

  • Nasdaq Global Index Data Service (GIDS)

Contact Information:

  • Nasdaq CAPI Operations at +1 844 717 0708 (for US Callers) or +1 301 978 8311 (for International Callers).
  • Bitwise at +1 415-789-6952

What you need to know:

Effective Wednesday, October 20, 2021, Nasdaq, through its data dissemination relationship with Bitwise, will send daily index level information on the Nasdaq Global Data Service (GIDS).


What are the new Indexes?

XBCIP: Bitwise Crypto Innovators Price Return Index is an equity index that provides focused exposure to companies that are building the future of the crypto-asset-enabled decentralized economy. The index has up to 50 constituents comprised predominantly of pure-play tier companies focused on the crypto market and a supporting tier of large-cap companies with at least one significant business line focused on the crypto market.

XBCINTR: Bitwise Crypto Innovators Net Total Return Index is an equity index that provides focused exposure to companies that are building the future of the crypto-asset-enabled decentralized economy. The index has up to 50 constituents comprised predominantly of pure-play tier companies focused on the crypto market and a supporting tier of large-cap companies with at least one significant business line focused on the crypto market.

XBCIGTR: Bitwise Crypto Innovators Total Return Index is an equity index that provides focused exposure to companies that are building the future of the crypto-asset-enabled decentralized economy. The index has up to 50 constituents comprised predominantly of pure-play tier companies focused on the crypto market and a supporting tier of large-cap companies with at least one significant business line focused on the crypto market.

How are the Indexes disseminated?

Effective Wednesday, October 20, 2021, data recipients will receive real-time index information from the proprietary GIDS data feed with the following attributes:

Instrument ID Instrument Name Currency Frequency FP Type
XBCIP Bitwise Crypto Innovators Price Return Index AUD ODCL I XBCINTR Bitwise Crypto Innovators Net Total Return Index AUD ODCL I XBCIGTR Bitwise Crypto Innovators Total Return Index AUD ODCL I

In addition to the real-time tick messages, Nasdaq will support the following directory messages on GIDS:

  • Equities Summary (Message Type F): Disseminated at the end of the U.S. and European trading session to relay the summary of the current trading day’s activity for an equity index.
  • Index Directory (Message Type R): Disseminated at the start of each day to relay basic index information.

Where can I find additional information?

For questions about Nasdaq index products, please contact Nasdaq CAPI Operations at +1 844 717 0708 (for US Callers) or +1 301 978 8311 (for International Callers).

For additional information about Bitwise, please contact them at, +1 415-789-6952.


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Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 90 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world’s securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to approximately 3,900 total listings with a market value of approximately $13 trillion. To learn more, visit: business.nasdaq.com.


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