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Huhtamäki Oyj to join OMX Helsinki 25 Index as a result of the semi-annual review

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Helsinki, January 10, 2013 – The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announced today the result of the semi-annual review of the OMX Helsinki 25 Index (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki: OMXH25).

Huhtamäki Oyj (HUH1V) will become a component of the OMXH25 Index prior to market open on Friday, February 1, 2013.  Huhtamäki will replace Sanoma Oyj (SAA1V).

Huhtamäki Oyj is headquartered in Espoo, Finland, and has a market capitalization of approximately EUR 1.37 billion and was listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki in 1959. Huhtamaki is a global manufacturer of consumer and specialty packaging. For more information about the company, go to www.huhtamaki.fi.

The OMX Helsinki 25 Index, launched in 1988, is the leading equity index for the Finnish equity market including the 25 most traded Blue chip companies on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. The index is designed to track the Finnish equity market and act as underlying for financial products such as options, futures, exchange-traded funds and mutual funds.

The OMX Helsinki 25 index constituents effective February 1, 2013, are:

Amer Sports Corporation Metso Corporation Pohjola Bank A
Cargotec Oyj Neste Oil Corporation Rautaruukki Corporation
Elisa Corporation Nokia Corporation Sampo Plc A
Fortum Corporation Nokian Tyres Plc Stora Enso Oyj R
Huhtamäki Oyj Nordea Bank AB FDR Telia Sonera AB
Kemira Oyj Orion Corporation B UPM-Kymmene Corporation
Kesko Corporation B Outokumpu Oyj Wärtsilä Corporation
KONE Corporation Outotec Oyj YIT Corporation
Konecranes Plc    

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

The matters described herein contain forward-looking statements that are made under the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements about the NASDAQ OMX Commodity Index Family and NASDAQ OMX’s other products and offerings. We caution that these statements are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond NASDAQ OMX's control. These factors include, but are not limited to factors detailed in NASDAQ OMX's annual report on Form 10-K, and periodic reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. We undertake no obligation to release any revisions to any forward-looking statements.

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NASDAQ OMX 

Maarit Bystedt

+358 (0)9 6166 7274

maarit.bystedt@nasdaqomx.com

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