Numis Indices

The Numis Smaller Companies Index is the most widely used UK smaller companies benchmark. It was created by Professor Elroy Dimson and Professor Paul Marsh of London Business School, who have been instrumental in promoting a global understanding of the smaller companies effect that traces the long term outperformance of smaller companies. In recent years Numis has extended its range of indices to include the Numis UK Mid Cap index and the Numis Alternative Markets index. The Numis indices are compiled by Paul Marsh and Scott Evans at London Business School.

The Numis Smaller Companies Index was first published in 1987, with a back-history dating from 1955. Distributed by Numis since 2012, the primary index has 701 constituents that comprise the bottom 10% of the UK main listed market by value. Over 1955-2016, the Numis Smaller Companies Index ex Investment Companies total return beat the FTSE All-Share by an average of 3.4% pa.. 



Documents

NSCI - Press Release 16 Jan 2017
Quick Guide to the Numis Smaller Companies Index16 Jan 2017
IOSCO Letter of Compliance 27 Sep 2016
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Daily Index Closing Values for Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Capital Gains (%) Returns (%)
Change Since Change Since
Investment
companies
Index Value Previous day Start year Index Value Previous day Start year
NSCI Including 7073.43 -0.6 8.5 18570.41 -0.6 10.1
Extended NSCI Including 6806.63 -0.6 8.5 17760.94 -0.6 10.1
NSC plus AIM Including 5353.28 -0.5 9.7 13384.22 -0.5 11.2
NSC 1000 Including 6941.48 -0.7 8.8 14708.04 -0.7 10.4
Numis Mid Cap Including 7448.58 -0.2 7.8 20112.54 -0.2 9.6
Numis Alt.Mkt Including 1198.24 -0.2 15.5 2130.21 -0.2 16.6
NSC Sub£1bn Including 1538.84 -0.5 9.8 1736.91 -0.5 11.3
NSCI Excluding 7909.79 -0.4 8.2 20954.37 -0.4 9.9
Extended NSCI Excluding 7582.33 -0.4 8.2 19937.21 -0.4 9.9
NSC plus AIM Excluding 5559.94 -0.4 10.1 13834.66 -0.4 11.6
NSC 1000 Excluding 9629.38 -0.4 8.9 19683.29 -0.4 10.5
Numis Mid Cap Excluding 7661.34 -0.1 7.9 21276.60 -0.0 9.6
Numis Alt.Mkt Excluding 1253.58 -0.2 15.9 2214.85 -0.2 17.0
NSC Sub£1bn Excluding 1539.04 -0.3 10.3 1727.67 -0.3 11.8