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.. 



Documents

The Numis Family of Benchmarks8 Jun 2021
The Numis Family of Benchmarks16 Feb 2021
Quick Guide to the Numis Smaller Companies Index14 Jan 2021
Benchmark Statement10 Sep 2020
Quick Guide to the Numis Smaller Companies Index15 Jan 2020
Quick Guide to the Numis Smaller Companies Index16 Jan 2019
The Numis Family of Benchmarks25 Oct 2018
IOSCO Letter of Compliance 201825 Oct 2018
Benchmark Statement - October 201825 Oct 2018
Quick Guide to the Numis Smaller Companies Index15 Jan 2018
IOSCO Letter of Compliance 9 Oct 2017
NSCI - Press Release 16 Jan 2017
IOSCO Letter of Compliance 27 Sep 2016
NSCI - Press Release 14 Jan 2016
IOSCO Letter of Compliance10 Nov 2015
NSCI - Press Release 15 Jan 2015
IOSCO Letter of Compliance25 Nov 2014
NSCI - Press Release15 Jan 2014
NSCI - Press Release16 Jan 2013
Survey of NSCI constituents5 Dec 2012
NSCI - LSE Survey5 Dec 2012
The Numis Smaller Companies Index26 Jun 2012


Daily Index Closing Values for Monday, Sept 20, 2021

Capital Gains (%) Returns (%)
Change Since Change Since
Investment
companies
Index Value Prev day Start year Index Value Prev day Start year
NSCI Including 8742.42 -1.2 15.3 25915.27 -1.2 17.5
Extended NSCI Including 8412.67 -1.2 15.3 24785.64 -1.2 17.5
NSC plus AIM Including 6873.66 -1.3 15.7 19155.75 -1.3 17.6
NSC 1000 Including 8583.68 -1.0 18.3 20837.67 -1.0 20.7
Numis Mid Cap Including 8772.58 -1.1 13.4 26410.17 -1.1 15.3
Numis Lge Cap Including 4117.87 -1.0 6.4 16128.07 -1.0 9.8
Numis Alt.Mkt Including 1528.89 -1.4 9.2 2892.56 -1.4 10.0
Numis All Shr Including 4923.77 -1.1 8.1 18017.30 -1.1 11.1
NSC Sub£1bn Including 2034.99 -1.3 18.1 2564.90 -1.3 20.1
NSCI Excluding 9476.40 -1.3 19.3 28036.58 -1.3 21.3
Extended NSCI Excluding 9084.09 -1.3 19.3 26675.63 -1.3 21.3
NSC plus AIM Excluding 7138.54 -1.4 18.2 19527.84 -1.4 19.8
NSC 1000 Excluding 11688.99 -1.3 26.5 26630.74 -1.3 28.3
Numis Mid Cap Excluding 8753.79 -1.0 15.8 27091.11 -1.0 17.6
Numis Lge Cap Excluding 4082.56 -1.0 6.4 16036.50 -1.0 9.7
Numis Alt.Mkt Excluding 1607.22 -1.4 8.8 3008.04 -1.4 9.6
Numis All Shr Excluding 4803.93 -1.1 8.1 17796.50 -1.1 11.1
NSC Sub£1bn Excluding 2069.31 -1.5 21.7 2545.65 -1.5 23.2
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