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CEO of the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell to Commence the 5th TASE and NASDAQ Investor Conference at NASDAQ MarketSite




Ester Levanon, Chief Executive Officer ofthe Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange will preside over The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell to officially commence the 5th TASE and NASDAQ Investor Conference which will take place at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square on May 17.

NASDAQ leads U.S. exchanges in Israeli listings with 59 companies listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market.

Attending companies include:

  • Itamar Medical
  • Protalix Biotherapeutics
  • Compugen
  • Aposense
  • Pluristem Therapeutics
  • Evogene
  • Clal Biotechnology Industries
  • BioLineRx
  • Prolor Biotech
  • PhotomMedex


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


Thursday, May 17, 2012 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET     


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About TASE:

Established in September 1935, the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange is Israel's sole stock exchange, offering an increasingly sophisticated range of products to investors, including equity, corporate bonds, treasury bills and notes, index products and derivatives. The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange features in April 2012: 574 companies listing equities, 433 index-tracking products, 34 series of government bonds, 670 series of corporate bonds and 1,262 mutual funds. As of April 2012, the exchange's market capitalization in equities was about US$ 171 billion. In recent years, the exchange has enhanced its international presence, signing Memorandums of Understanding with the London Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, the Shanghai Stock Exchange, Toronto Stock Exchange and NYSE-Euronext.


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 US and Europe, we own and operate 24 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 99.999% 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 $5.1 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 Follow us on Facebook ( and Twitter ( (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500).


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