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 696 constituents that comprise the bottom 10% of the UK main listed market by value. Over 1955-2019, the Numis Smaller Companies Index ex Investment Companies total return beat the FTSE All-Share by 3.3% pa.. 



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Daily Index Closing Values for Friday, July 1, 2022

Capital Gains (%) Returns (%)
Change Since Change Since
Investment
companies
Index Value Prev day Start year Index Value Prev day Start year
NSCI Including 7148.01 -0.1 -18.9 21691.11 -0.1 -17.6
Extended NSCI Including 6878.40 -0.1 -18.9 20745.61 -0.1 -17.6
NSC plus AIM Including 5506.73 -0.2 -20.2 15664.55 -0.2 -19.1
NSC 1000 Including 7169.70 0.0 -15.5 17912.30 0.0 -13.9
Numis Mid Cap Including 6992.14 -0.3 -21.0 21552.28 -0.3 -19.7
Numis Lge Cap Including 4163.00 -0.0 -4.8 16758.76 -0.0 -2.8
Numis Alt.Mkt Including 1074.41 0.1 -27.9 2056.39 0.1 -27.4
Numis All Shr Including 4694.43 -0.1 -8.9 17639.00 -0.1 -7.1
NSC Sub£1bn Including 1641.99 -0.1 -18.9 2115.04 -0.1 -17.7
NSCI Excluding 7415.43 -0.3 -21.8 22404.76 -0.3 -20.5
Extended NSCI Excluding 7108.44 -0.3 -21.8 21317.19 -0.3 -20.5
NSC plus AIM Excluding 5500.56 -0.4 -22.7 15312.42 -0.4 -21.7
NSC 1000 Excluding 9203.46 -0.3 -18.6 21495.82 -0.3 -17.2
Numis Mid Cap Excluding 6766.81 -0.4 -22.6 21453.88 -0.4 -21.3
Numis Lge Cap Excluding 4150.98 -0.0 -4.3 16763.03 -0.0 -2.3
Numis Alt.Mkt Excluding 1118.95 0.1 -28.4 2117.61 0.1 -27.9
Numis All Shr Excluding 4625.79 -0.1 -8.1 17600.91 -0.1 -6.3
NSC Sub£1bn Excluding 1604.35 -0.3 -21.2 2008.64 -0.3 -20.2
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