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Jiji Press America Ltd President to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell




Mr. Hiroshi Masuda, President of Jiji Press America Ltd, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square and ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell.

A leading news agency in Japan, Jiji Press will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate their distribution partnership in Japan with GlobeNewswire.

GlobeNewswire, a NASDAQ OMX company, is one of the world's largest newswire distribution networks, specializing in the delivery of corporate press releases, financial disclosures and multimedia content to the media, investment community, individual investors and the general public.


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


Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 at 3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET    


Jiji Press America, Ltd

Shoko Nakamoto

(212) 376-4862 (direct)

(212) 575-5830 (main)

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Robert Madden

(646) 441-5045

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 Robert Madden (646) 441-5045.

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 Jiji Press:

Jiji Press offers accurate news, information and data to subscribers in Japan and abroad. Accuracy and speed are vital to our services, delivered to about 140 newspapers, broadcasters and publishers throughout the country and also to the general public directly via the Internet. In addition to media, we also serve a wide variety of subscribers, such as businesses, government agencies and other entities, with specialized news services that bring financial and securities market developments, commodities prices and central and local administration information to the readers. Jiji's news is conveyed instantaneously to foreign exchange and stock market participants, often resulting in major market price moves. A second counts in our market news coverage in Tokyo, New York, London and other major foreign markets. Jiji Press gathers massive news and photos from all over the world filed by its own correspondents at about 30 bureaus abroad and by international news agencies like Reuters and AFP. Its news services reach subscribers both in Japan and abroad as well as Japanese diplomatic establishments in foreign countries. Jiji Press also provides English-language political, economic and financial news to foreign media and financial institutions.


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 approximately 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX 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 exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX 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 exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook ( and Twitter (


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