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Securities Market Benchmarks


Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. Global Research Division, Financial Engineering & Technology Research Center calculates and offers benchmark indices for Japanese and Global markets.
These indices are developed to reflect the movement of each market, and therefore can be used for performance measurement, as a portfolio universe, etc.
Concerning the use of our indexes, please kindly refer to "About The Index License" for the details.

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Russell/Nomura Japan Index

Benchmark index for the Japanese stock market, classified by investment style

Nomura Japan Equity High Dividend 70

An equal weight index which comprises Japanese 70 stocks with highly-estimated dividend yields.

Nomura Japan Equity High Dividend 70, Total Dividend Weighted

A total-dividend-weighted index which comprises Japanese 70 stocks with highly-estimated dividend yields.


Performance index of the Japanese bond market


Available to following indexes;
Russell/Nomura Prime Index,
Russell/Nomura Small Cap Index, Russell/Nomura Small Cap Core Index,
Nomura Japan Equity High Dividend 70,
Nomura Japan Equity High Dividend 70, Net Total Return US Dollar Hedged Index
and Nomura Japan Equity High Dividend 70, Total Dividend Weighted

Index Policies and Regulations

Policies with regard to NSC￿s indices
In Compliance with the Principles for Financial Benchmarks published by the International Organization of Securities Commissions

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