The Web Summit To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell Remotely From Dublin, Ireland

ADVISORY, Oct. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. will open its market remotely from Dublin, Ireland at the Web Summit. The Web Summit is a global gathering of the world's leading thinkers and doers in technology and is Europe's largest technology event with 10,000 attendees.

In honor of the occasion, The Taoiseach, Prime Minister of Ireland, Enda Kenny and Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave will ring the Opening Bell.

The Opening Bell ceremony will be displayed live on the NASDAQ MarketSite Tower, NASDAQ's iconic digital sign in the heart of Times Square, and on the NASDAQ studio wall within MarketSite.

Where:

Dublin, Ireland

When:

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Contact:

Daire Hickey +353 85 1419072 dh@f.ounders.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Christine Barna (646) 441-5310 Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

U.S. 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

European Feed Information:

Circuits Up: 1245 – 1345 GMT

Satellite: Astra 3b @ 23.5 deg East

Enc/Mod: HD/MPEG2, 4:2:2, DVBS-2, 8PSK

Downlink Frequency: 11,626 H

Symbol Rate: 15 Msym/s Roll Off 20 %

FEC 3/4

Vision: Clear

Engineer: Tomás Mac Craith 087 2218330

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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 Web Summit:

The Web Summit is a global gathering of the world's leading thinkers and doers in technology. It's not just a gathering of the planet's leading startups and technology companies, but of businesses, large and small, who are being impacted by new technologies. This year over 10,000 attendees will make the trip from all corners of the globe to hear from over 300 speakers across dozens of stages, workshops and roundtables catered to every sector. Leading global founders, investors and media have converged on Dublin for the event since its founding in 2009.

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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