ADVISORY, Aug. 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
What: In honor of India's Independence Day on August 15, Ambassador Prabhu Dayal, Consul General of India in New York, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite and preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell on Friday, August 14, 2009. He will be joined by representatives of Indian government, senior members of New York's business community and executives from NASDAQ's listed companies in India. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Friday, August 14, 2009 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET Contacts: Anjali Tandon (212) 774-0663 email@example.com NASDAQ MarketSite: Robert Madden (646) 441-5045 Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com
The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.
An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.
A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx
To obtain a high-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 NASDAQ OMX in India:
NASDAQ lists 7 companies with a strong presence in India and a combined market cap of 35.5 billion dollars. These companies include ExlService (EXLS), Rediff.com (REDF), Sify Technologies (SIFY), Syntel Inc., (SYNT), Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH), Infosys Technologies (INFY) and Millennium India Acquisition Company, Inc. (MIAC).
Infosys and Cognizant are both members of the NASDAQ 100 Index which is one of the most prestigious and widely followed indices of the world. Additionally, the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) -- India's first power exchange for trading of electricity, regulated by Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) -- uses NASDAQ OMX as one of the primary contractors for the exchange's energy trading solution.
About NASDAQ OMX:
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with over 3,800 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX Group offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market; NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North; and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and ETFs. NASDAQ OMX Group technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX Group exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com.
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