Can Indians Invest In NASDAQ?

People land up on the Cube Wealth blog for tons of reasons. Interestingly we noticed a spike in the number of people searching for “Can Indians Invest In NASDAQ” , so here we are! This blog post aims to help you understand more about NASDAQ and how you too can invest in it.

We have done blogs on how to invest in the U.S Market from India in the past. So, before we dive into understanding the NASDAQ and how Indian can invest in the NASDAQ, here are a few blogs you might find interesting:

  1. Is It Better To Invest In India Or the USA?

  2. Tips For Investing In U.S Equities

  3. Investing In International Markets from India

  4. Investing In US Equities For Your Child’s Future

Now, let’s talk about how Indians can invest in the NASDAQ, starting with why someone should invest in the U.S Market.

What Is NASDAQ?

NASDAQ stands for National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations. It is the 2nd largest stock exchange in the world. It has further bifurcations which can cause confusion among new investors. The NASDAQ Composite:  This is a stock market index of the common stocks and similar securities listed on the Nasdaq stock market & includes stocks of 3,000+ companies.. This is what we usually refer to when we say NASDAQ – it is like the DJI (DOW Jones Index) & the S&P 500 – the 3 together make up the most popular indices for the US Stock Markets. The NASDAQ Composite is heavy on IT companies. The NASDAQ-100: This is a stock market index which includes 103 equity securities. These securities are issued by 100 of the largest non-financial companies listed on the NASDAQ stock market. Besides this there is also the NASDAQ Financial 100 – this is the index that includes financial companies which are excluded from NASDAQ 100.

Why Invest In US Markets?

There are several reasons to invest in the US Markets – some people do it to create a nest egg abroad, others do it to hedge against the rising dollar, while many others do it for diversification. If you too are interested in buying into your favourite US Companies like Apple, Uber, Facebook & Google – you can consider investing in the US. Here’s a Complete Guide To Investing in the US Market From India.

How To Invest In NASDAQ from India?

The easiest way to invest in NASDAQ from India is through the Cube Wealth App. Cube’s in-app support will help you through everything. You can also Email us for free step by step guidance.

Table of all the companies on the NASDAQ 100
(Source: Wikipedia)

Company

Ticker

American Airlines Group

AAL

Apple Inc.

AAPL

Adobe Inc.

ADBE

Analog Devices

ADI

Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

ADP

Autodesk, Inc.

ADSK

Align Technology, Inc.

ALGN

Alexion Pharmaceuticals

ALXN

Applied Materials, Inc.

AMAT

Advanced Micro Devices

AMD

Amgen Inc.

AMGN

Amazon.com

AMZN

ANSYS

ANSS

ASML Holding

ASML

Activision Blizzard

ATVI

Broadcom Inc.

AVGO

Baidu.com, Inc.

BIDU

Biogen, Inc

BIIB

Booking Holdings

BKNG

BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc.

BMRN

Cadence Design Systems

CDNS

CDW

CDW

Cerner Corporation

CERN

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

CHKP

Charter Communications, Inc.

CHTR

Comcast Corporation

CMCSA

Costco Wholesale Corporation

COST

Copart

CPRT

Cisco Systems

CSCO

CoStar Group

CSGP

CSX Corporation

CSX

Cintas Corporation

CTAS

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation

CTSH

Citrix Systems

CTXS

Dollar Tree, Inc.

DLTR

Electronic Arts

EA

eBay Inc.

EBAY

Exelon Corporation

EXC

Expedia Group

EXPE

Fastenal Company

FAST

Facebook, Inc.

FB

Fiserv, Inc.

FISV

Fox Corporation (Class B)

FOX

Fox Corporation (Class A)

FOXA

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

GILD

Alphabet Inc. (Class C)

GOOG

Alphabet Inc. (Class A)

GOOGL

IDEXX Laboratories

IDXX

Illumina, Inc.

ILMN

Incyte Corporation

INCY

Intel Corporation

INTC

Intuit, Inc.

INTU

Intuitive Surgical Inc.

ISRG

JD.com

JD

Kraft Heinz

KHC

KLA Corporation

KLAC

Liberty Global (Class A)

LBTYA

Liberty Global (Class C)

LBTYK

Lam Research, Inc.

LRCX

Lululemon athletica

LULU

Marriott International, Inc.

MAR

Microchip Technology

MCHP

Mondelēz International

MDLZ

MercadoLibre

MELI

Monster Beverage Corporation

MNST

Microsoft Corporation

MSFT

Micron Technology, Inc.

MU

Maxim Integrated Products

MXIM

Netflix

NFLX

NetApp

NTAP

NetEase, Inc.

NTES

NVIDIA Corporation

NVDA

NXP Semiconductors N.V.

NXPI

O’Reilly Automotive, Inc.

ORLY

Paychex, Inc.

PAYX

PACCAR Inc.

PCAR

PepsiCo, Inc.

PEP

PayPal Holdings, Inc.

PYPL

QUALCOMM Incorporated

QCOM

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

REGN

Ross Stores Inc.

ROST

Starbucks Corporation

SBUX

Seattle Genetics

SGEN

Sirius XM Radio, Inc.

SIRI

Synopsys, Inc.

SNPS

Splunk

SPLK

Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

SWKS

Trip.com Group

TCOM

T-Mobile US

TMUS

Tesla, Inc.

TSLA

Take-Two Interactive, Inc.

TTWO

Texas Instruments, Inc.

TXN

United Airlines Holdings

UAL

Ulta Beauty

ULTA

Verisk Analytics

VRSK

VeriSign

VRSN

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

VRTX

Walgreen Boots Alliance, Inc.

WBA

Workday, Inc.

WDAY

Western Digital

WDC

Willis Towers Watson

WLTW

Xcel Energy, Inc.

XEL

Xilinx, Inc.

XLNX

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