National Stock Exchange of India

CME Group Strategic Partnership with the National Stock Exchange of India

CME Group and the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) have a strategic partnership based on cross-listing license agreements for benchmark U.S. and Indian equity indexes. Under the cross-listing arrangements:

  • The Nifty 50 Index, India's leading benchmark index for large companies, has been made available to CME Group for the creation and listing of U.S. dollar denominated futures contracts.
  • E-mini Nifty 50 Index futures are offered for trading globally on the CME Globex electronic platform.
  • Future collaborations in the development and distribution of financial products and services are also expected to take place.

About National Stock Exchange of India

National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) was established in 1993 by India’s leading financial institutions, in concert with the Government of India. It is a demutualized electronic exchange that offers trading, clearing and settlement services in a range of products covering equity derivatives, debt, and equities.
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The Nifty 50 Index

NSE’s flagship index, the Nifty 50, is India’s premier benchmark index. It tracks the performance of 50 highly liquid NSE-listed blue-chip stocks accounting for 12 broad sectors of the Indian economy. The reward-to-risk ratio of Nifty 50 is higher than other leading indices, making it a more attractive portfolio hence offering similar returns, but at lesser risk. Nifty 50 can be used for a variety of purposes such as benchmarking fund portfolios, launching of index funds, ETF’s, structured products, OTC derivatives etc.

  • The Nifty 50 Index represents about 66% of the free float market capitalization of the stocks listed on NSE as on June 30, 2015
  • The Average traded value for the last six months ending June 30, 2015 of all index constituents is approximately 47 % of the traded value of all stocks on the NSE.

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