Taste Of France To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Sept. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Taste of France, the largest showcase ever organized to promote France outside of France, highlighting the best of French innovation, lifestyle and culture, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. Taste of France will be held at Bryant Park in Manhattan on September 28-29.

In honor of the occasion, Ms. Ariane Daguin, Co Chair Taste of France, CEO D'Artagnan foods; Mr. Bertrand Lortholary, Consul General of France and Mr. Marnix Fruitema, Senior Vice President of North America Air France KLM, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Thursday, September 19, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Contact: Cindy Tanenbaum Havas PR (917) 538-1259 cindy.tanenbaum@gmail.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 DVBS QPSK

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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 Taste of France:

The mission of Taste of France is to offer New Yorkers the ability to experience France in a brand new way, through events and programs that explore the diversity of the French world: its Cuisine, Lifestyle, Tourism, Fashion, Culture, Technology and Innovation. Taste of France is a not-for-profit organization incorporated in the State of New York.

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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