NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quandl Inc., a leading open platform for financial and economic data on the internet, has joined the NASDAQ Elite Index Data Partner program, which will make the entire NASDAQ Global Index Family accessible world-wide on the Quandl platform. This makes NASDAQ OMX the first leading index provider to distribute its proprietary index level performance information on Quandl's site, in a completely free, transparent and downloadable form.
"Providing easy, user friendly, flexible access to our data is a guiding principle of the NASDAQ Index Elite Partner Program," said Oliver Albers, Head of Sales for Global Information Services. "Quandl, trusted by thousands of professionals as a reliable data source, is the next generation data distribution model for financial services and we are excited to work with them to ensure all investors have the capability to access our high-quality index content."
Via the Quandl platform, the entire NASDAQ Global Index Family will now be accessible directly from Excel, R, Python, Matlab and many other tools, as well as through a free and open API.
"We are very excited to join NASDAQ Elite Index Data Partner program. This partnership is fantastic for our 100,000 monthly users who now have access to a comprehensive suite of indexes from one of the world's premier index providers," said Tammer Kamel, CEO of Quandl. "NASDAQ's coverage is total, giving Quandl users a complete index solution."
The NASDAQ OMX Global Indexes span geographies and asset classes and includes diverse families such as the Global Equity, Dividend and Income, Fixed Income (includes BulletShares®), Green Economy, Nordic, Commodity and Sharia Indexes.
Quandl is the leading open platform for financial and economic data on the internet. Founded in Toronto in 2012, Quandl offers over 10 million datasets from over 500 sources, including capital markets, energy, shipping, healthcare, education, demography, economics and society data. Every single dataset on Quandl is available via API, via libraries for Excel, R, Python, Matlab and other tools, and via instant download in any format. Quandl makes numerical data easy to find and easy to use. To learn more, visit www.quandl.com.
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