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Knight new member on the Nordic Exchange


Knight new member on the Nordic Exchange Knight Equity Markets International Ltd has been approved as an OMX Nordic Exchange member and as such gains access to trading on the exchanges in Stockholm, Helsinki and Copenhagen. OMX promotes trading on its Nordic exchanges by offering a Nordic Exchange Membership which makes it possible for a member to operate easily and directly on the three exchanges. We are pleased to see that Knight seizes that opportunity and warmly welcome them as a new member to the Nordic Exchange, says Jouni Torasvirta, President of Securities Trading Services, OMX. Knight Equity Markets International Ltd will be trading from London. It is a subsidiary of Knight Capital Group Inc, based in the U.S. and listed on Nasdaq. Knight Equity Markets International provides comprehensive trade execution services in cash equities to institutions and broker-dealers in the U.S., European and international equity markets. The Nordic Exchange Membership offering is a part of OMXs aim to create an integrated and efficient Nordic marketplace. It gives members an opportunity to operate more seamlessly across the Nordic borders. Knight Equity Markets International Ltd will start trading on the following dates: Helsinki Stock Exchange on March 22, Stockholm Stock Exchange on March 29 and Copenhagen Stock Exchange on April 12. With Knight, the Nordic Exchange has altogether 149 trading members (excluding 101 members that are members of more than one exchange) of which Stockholm Stock Exchange has 86 members, Helsinki Stock Exchange 51 members, Copenhagen Stock Exchange 51 members, Tallinn Stock Exchange 19 members, Riga Stock Exchange 18 members and Vilnius Stock Exchange 25 members. For more information, please contact: Jouni Torasvirta, President, Securities Trading Services, OMX + 358 9 6166 7280 Jarmo Holopainen, Communications Manager, OMX + 358 9 6166 7203 About OMX OMX is a leading expert in the exchange industry. Through the Nordic Exchange in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Helsinki, Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, OMX offers access to approximately 80 percent of the Nordic and Baltic securities market. Our integrated technology solutions span the transaction chain enabling efficient securities transactions for exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories around the world. OMX is listed on the Nordic Exchange in Stockholm, Helsinki and Copenhagen. For more information, please visit PDF

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