Markit (NASDAQ: MRKT) to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell in Celebration of IPO

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Markit (Nasdaq:MRKT), a leading global diversified financial information services company, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO) which occurred on The NASDAQ Stock Market today, June 19.

In honor of the occasion, Lance Uggla, Chief Executive Officer of Markit will ring the Opening Bell.


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


Thursday, June 19, 2014 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET     

Markit Contact: 
Ed Canaday 
(646) 679-3031

Teresa Chick 
+44 7747 468486

NASDAQ MarketSite: 
Christine Barna 
(646) 441-5310

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

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About Markit (Nasdaq:MRKT):

Markit is a leading global diversified provider of financial information services. We provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Our customers include banks, hedge funds, asset managers, central banks, regulators, auditors, fund administrators and insurance companies. Founded in 2003, we employ over 3,000 people in 10 countries. For more information, please see

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