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Market Indices API List

A newer version of this service is now available: XigniteGlobalIndices for delayed indices, XigniteGlobalIndicesHistorical for historical indices and XigniteGlobalIndicesRealTime for real-time indices.

Product Information

This API offers historical, delayed and real-time index values for more than 1,200 U.S. and global market indices, including the popular index families such as Dow Jones, S&P, NASDAQ, Hang Seng, NIKKEI and others. Distribution of stock market index data is generally subject to strict licensing by the index family.

Key Features

  • Historical Data: Historical and end-of-day closing stock market index data is typically available from 1994 onward or from the index inception date
    • Some older historical values are also available for certain market indices.
    • Historical and end-of-day index data is typically not fee-liable.
    • Dow Jones Indices does require reporting of firms receiving end-of-day access to Dow Jones index values.
  • Delayed Data: Delayed index values are available for most of the supported market indices.
    • Some of index families require firms that display delayed index data on web sites and portals to establish distribution agreements and pay distribution fees.
  • Real-Time Data:
    • Real-time data is almost always fee-liable.
    • Fees may include distributor fees and user fees.
  • Volume information is available but only on a limited set of indices
  • Index lists by country or index family
  • Quotes for one or multiple symbols
  • Quotes for a single date or a range of dates
  • Index identification by symbol, cusip, valoren, or ISIN when available
  • Support for XML, CSV, and JSON output

Key Benefits

  • Use a single easy-to-use API to obtain intraday and historical index values
  • Access institutional quality real-time index and benchmark data through an easy-to-use API
  • Easily embed real-time index and benchmark values in your applications--including spreadsheets, websites, mobile apps and other corporate applications
  • Dramatically reduce time to market for apps that need index values and benchmark data
  • Eliminate the pains and complexity of legacy feeds by using cloud APIs

Data Coverage At-A-Glance

  • Asset Classes: Indices, Benchmarks
  • Exchange Covered: NASDAQ, NYSE, CBOE/MDX
  • Index Families Covered: Dow Jones, S&P, S&P/TSX, S&P/ASX, S&P/HKex, Russell
  • Hang Seng (Hong Kong), FTSE (UK), NIKKEI (Japan), Deutsche Borse (Germany)
  • For a full list of supported indices use ListAllIndices
  • For a list of Index Families, use ListIndexCriteria
  • For a list of Indices by Country, use ListIndicesByCountry
  • If you need indices we do not support please contact us.

Key Data Points

  • Index: Symbol, Category (Family), Name, Last, Time, Change, Percent Change
  • Index Description: Symbol, ISIN (where available) , Name, Country, Category (Family), Sector
This web service supports the following APIs.

Each API lets you access the data in a unique way. APIs are grouped by topics for your convenience. Click on an API link to access its test form, documentation, sample code and more.


Delayed Values

Historical Values