Mutual Fund Quotation Service (MFQS)
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The Mutual Fund Quotation Service (MFQS) facilitates the collection and dissemination of daily price and corporate action data for mutual funds, money market funds, unit investment trusts (UITs), annuities, structured products and alternative investment products (AIPs) to the public. MFQS accomplishes this task by:
- Operating secure and easy-to-use dedicated computer-to-computer and web-based interfaces for U.S. investment companies to report daily prices and corporate actions
- Offering a fixed format data feed that delivers real-time fund data to the news media and electronic market data community
- Operating a centralized documentation posting service for financial documentation, such as prospectus, annual reports, semi-annual reports and monthly portfolio holdings for the market data vendor community.
MFQS system users include:
New Fund Families & Trusts
- MFQS Access Agreement
- MFQS Firm Set Up Form / Logon Request Form
To access the MFQS system, a firm must execute and submit the following Nasdaq agreement and form:
Existing Fund Families & Trusts
Once registered, an investment company will need to follow the steps outlined below to add, update or delete an instrument record in the MFQS system.
|MFQS Action||What Firm Needs To Submit||Supporting Documentation|
|Add New Instrument|
|Change Instrument Name and/or MFQS Symbol|
|Upgrade / Downgrade Dissemination Tier (Mutual Funds and Money Market Funds only)|
|Update Instrument Attributes|
Once an instrument is set up in the MFQS system, Nasdaq will invoice the investment company for the MFQS annual listing fee of $500 per instrument / symbol.
To register to access the MFQS pricing system, a firm must execute and submit:
Please refer to the Fund Data Price List for pricing information.
In order to receive and distribute MFQS data content, a firm must execute and submit:
Nasdaq supports two MFQS data products for the market data community:
|Daily Product Name||Description||Supporting Documentation|
|MFQS Daily List||Secured web service access to MFQS security master data|
|Mutual Fund Dissemination Service (MFDS)||Data feed with MFQS daily price data|
|MFQS Topic||Department||Phone Number|
|Agreements & Forms - Investment Companies and Pricing Agents||Nasdaq Mutual Fund Operations||+1 877 308 0523
|Agreements & Forms - Market Data Distributors||Nasdaq Global Data Products||+1 301 978 5307|
|User Guide & Specifications||Nasdaq Global Data Products||+1 301 978 5307|
|Website and CTCI Access||Nasdaq Trading Services||+1 212 231 5180|
|Data Quality||Nasdaq Mutual Fund Operations||+1 877 308 0523
|Billing Inquiries||Nasdaq Finance||+ 1 800 955 3898|