NASDAQ OMX PSX to Ring the NASDAQ Opening Bell

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| Source: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

ADVISORY, April 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

NASDAQ OMX PSX (PSX) will host market participants at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to celebrate the platform's anticipated launch in Q2 2013.

PSX, the new exchange specifically designed to offer a premier trading venue for Exchange-Traded Products (ETPs), will offer a new execution model, improved technology and competitive pricing.

In honor of the occasion, PSX representatives will ring the Opening Bell.

Who:

  • Brad Vopni, Senior Vice President of U.S. Equity Market, Product Management and Strategy, NASDAQ OMX
  • Michael Blaugrund, Vice President of Equities Product Management, NASDAQ OMX
  • David LaValle, Vice President and Head of ETP Listings, NASDAQ OMX

Where:

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

When:

Wednesday, April 24 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Contact:
Robert Madden
(347) 740-0191
Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@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 Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About NASDAQ OMX PSX:

PSX is redefining itself in Q2 2013 with a new execution model, improved technology and competitive pricing. With a firm's existing PHLX Membership and connectivity to NASDAQ OMX® data centers, they will be able to take advantage of all PSX has to offer, from exclusive liquidity provider programs to the superior performance the industry expects from proven INET technology.

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 26 markets including 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-55 microsecond average speeds with 99.99% 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 3,300 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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