Child & Youth Finance International To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, March 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Child & Youth Finance International, which is leading a collaborative, global movement to increase financial access and financial education for children and youth, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Jeroo Billimoria, Managing director of Child and Youth Finance International, and Mr. Marc Bichler, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Monday, March 18, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET    

Contact: Lubna Shaban +31205203900 lubna@childfinance.org

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 Child & Youth Finance International:

Child and Youth Finance International (CYFI), is leading a global movement with over 100 partners in over 80 countries to ensure that all children and youth understand money, learn to save, build their self-confidence and further the economic rights, skills and opportunities for all children and youth. Partners include financial regulatory authorities, UN bodies, financial intuitions and networks, NGOs and education service providers, foundations, academics, technology providers and other leading organizations. Having reached its first 18 million children through its network, the Movement is moving towards reaching its first goal of 100 million children in 100 countries by 2015.

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