Minister of Economic Affairs and AmCham Finland to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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| Source: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

ADVISORY, Oct. 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

AmCham Finland, a leading international business hub committed to develop the business environment in the Northern Europe, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. The Ceremony marks the 100th Anniversary of Helsinki Stock Exchange, now part of the NASDAQ OMX Group.

In honor of the occasion, Mr. Jyri Häkämies, Finland's Minister of Economic Affairs will ring the Closing Bell, joined by AmCham COO, Antti Oksanen, and 10 hot hi-tech start-ups from the AmCham Community.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Monday, October 8th, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contact:
Antti Oksanen
+358 45 857 8178
antti.oksanen@amcham.fi

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Jen Knapp
(212) 401-8916
Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:

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Photos:

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About AmCham Finland:

The American Chamber of Commerce in Finland is a leading international business hub in Northern Europe composed of 270 multinational and Finnish companies united by a will to develop the business environment in the region.

AmCham's mission is to promote the business of its members through advocacy, networks and critical business information.

AmCham is an independent, non-profit, and non-governmental Finnish business association that is funded by membership dues and sponsorships. It does not receive, and has never received, any external funding.

www.amcham.fi

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 24 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.999% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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