ADVISORY, April 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: Borsa Istanbul will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate the Borsa Istanbul – NASDAQ OMX strategic partnership. Borsa Istanbul, through its subsidiaries (Takasbank – Istanbul Settlement and Custody Bank Inc. and MKK – the Central Securities Depository Agency), is the sole provider, of trading, clearing, settlement, custody and registry services in Turkey for a wide range of products such as equities, debt securities, repo, sukuks, warrants, options, futures, certificates and ETFs. In honor of the occasion, Ibrahim M. Turhan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer will ring the Opening Bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When: Monday, April 21, 2014 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET Borsa Istanbul Contact: Saha BAYGUL OZPINAR +90 212 298 28 32 Saha.Ozpinar@borsaistanbul.com NASDAQ MarketSite: Ryan Wells (212) 231-5541 Ryan.Wells@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 Social Media: 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 photos from ceremonies and events visit our Instagram Page: http://instagram.com/nasdaq For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx. For exciting viral content and ceremony photos visit Tumblr Page: http://nasdaq.tumblr.com/ Webcast: A webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or 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 Borsa Istanbul: Borsa Istanbul, through its subsidiaries (Takasbank – Istanbul Settlement and Custody Bank Inc. and MKK – the Central Securities Depository Agency), is the sole provider, of trading, clearing, settlement, custody and registry services in Turkey for a wide range of products such as equities, debt securities, repo, sukuks, warrants, options, futures, certificates and ETFs.
Through a major reform program involving complete overhaul of Capital Markets Law by December 2012, Borsa Istanbul successfully completed its de-mutualization, horizontal integration (merger with derivatives and precious metals exchanges), and vertical integration (majority shareholder status at Takasbank and MKK). The reform program has also been complemented with significant improvements in technological infrastructure, diversification of financial products, addition of new markets, and intensified international outreach.For further information, please visit Borsa Istanbul at www.borsaistanbul.com, and follow us on Facebook ( www.facebook.com/borsaistanbul), and Twitter ( www.twitter.com/borsaistanbul). About NASDAQ OMX Group NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,200 listed companies with a market value of over $8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. -NDAQA-