ADVISORY, Nov. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: Exchange Traded Concepts, LLC will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of the launch of the ROBO-STOX™ Global Robotics and Automation Index ETF (Ticker Symbol: ROBO). ROBO is the latest exchange-traded fund to begin trading today through the firm's accelerated, low-cost, private-label ETF platform. A robot will ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell for the first time. The six-axis UR5 robot arm from Universal Robots USA Inc. has been integrated with the SDH three-fingered gripper by Schunk with the assistance of Cross Automation. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET Contact : Brendan McManus (646) 922-7758 BMcManus@jcprinc.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 Facebook and Twitter: For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies please visit our Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ. For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx. Webcast: A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx. Photos: To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice. About Exchange Traded Concepts: Exchange Traded Concepts is a private-label ETF advisor with passive and active exemptive relief from the SEC under the Investment Company Act of 1940 to launch custom domestic and international equity and fixed income exchange traded funds through a complete turnkey solution.
ETC's ETF-in-a-Box™ Solution provides an efficient and cost-effective method to bring exchange-traded funds to market with the operational and regulatory experience necessary to manage the complexities of launching and managing an ETF. By developing strategic partnerships with veteran ETF service providers, ETC assists investment managers, independent advisors, foreign asset managers, research and index providers and others in navigating the exchange-traded fund launch and ongoing management process with the time-sensitivity and professional guidance essential for maintaining regulatory compliance.To learn more about ETC, please visit www.exchangetradedconcepts.com. About ROBO-STOX: ROBO-STOX LLC is the creator of the first benchmark index to track the global robotics and automation market. Through the expertise of its leadership team and strategic advisors, ROBO-STOX looks worldwide to find new innovations in the robotics space, from companies of all sizes and verticals, to deliver the growth of robotics to investors — from individuals to institutions. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, ROBO-STOX is the recognized leader in developing investment solutions that target the robotics, automation and related technology sectors. To learn more, visit www.robostox.com. 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, 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 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) -NDAQA-