Chinese Consul General Guoxiang Sun To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell In Celebration Of Chinese New Year

ADVISORY, Feb. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The Consul General of The People's Republic of China in New York, Guoxiang Sun, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to ring the Opening Bell in celebration of the Chinese New Year.

The ceremony will also highlight the upcoming movie "2032: The Future We Want" , sponsored by the United Nations Staff Recreational Council Chinese Book Club and China Business Network.

Where:

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

When:

Thursday, February 7, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Contact:

Michelle Luo (212) 244-9392 Ext. 1831 nypressoffice@gmail.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

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

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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 The Chinese Consulate General in New York:

The consular district of the Chinese Consulate General in New York covers ten states in the U.S. Northeast: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. Since its establishment in 1981, the Consulate General has been committed to promoting exchanges and cooperation between China and the ten states in various fields, protecting the legitimate rights and interests of the Chinese citizens and providing quality and efficient consular services for the Chinese and American people.

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 23 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 99.99+% 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 3,400 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 ( www.facebook.com/NASDAQ ) and Twitter ( www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx ). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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