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FTSE Board of Directors to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell




Executives from the FTSE Group and FTSE's Board of Directors will visit NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square and preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell. Attendees to include:

  • Mark Makepeace, Chief Executive Officer, FTSE Group
  • John Ridding, Chief Executive Officer, The Financial Times Group
  • Nicolas Bertrand, Head of Equity Markets and IDEM, London Stock Exchange
  • David Lester, Director of Information Services and Chief Executive, Turquoise, London Stock Exchange


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


Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET      


Jill Mathers

Public Relations Associate

FTSE Americas, Inc.

P: (212) 314-1141

C: (917) 406-5144


NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jolene Libretto


Feed Information:

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 Jolene Libretto (646) 441-5220.

Radio Feed:

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.

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About FTSE Group (FTSE):

FTSE is a world-leader in the creation and management of over 120,000 equity, bond and alternative asset class indices. With offices in London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Beijing, Boston, Shanghai, Madrid, Paris, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Tokyo, FTSE Group works with partners and clients in 77 countries worldwide.


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