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NASDAQ Announces May Performance Statistics

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NEW YORK, June 18, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced its consolidated market performance statistics for the NASDAQ Market Center for the month of May.

NASDAQ's matched market share of all U.S. Equity share volume was a record 28.9% in May 2007, more than any other U.S. exchange. NASDAQ's matched volume in all U.S. securities was 34.7 billion shares, an increase of 15.2% from May 2006(1).

During May, handled market share in NASDAQ-listed securities was 75.5%(2) and matched market share in NASDAQ-listed securities in May was 46.1%.

NASDAQ's matched market share in NYSE-listed securities in May was 15.6%, up from 8.0% a year ago. NASDAQ's handled market share in NYSE-listed securities was 56.3% last month(3).

NASDAQ's total reported market share of all U.S. ETF volume in May was 54.1%, an increase from 52.9% last month.

Included in NASDAQ's handled and total reported share for all U.S. NASDAQ-listed, and NYSE-listed securities are average daily volumes of 1.22, 0.54, and 0.58 billion shares, respectively, reported to the NASD/NASDAQ Trade Reporting Facility(tm) (4).

The table below shows NASDAQ's market share in several individual NYSE-listed securities during May:

Total Reported Market Share Matched -------------- -------- Market Share Quest Communications (Q) 47.7% 23.8% Bank of America (BAC) 40.3% 20.1% New Corporation (NWS.A) 39.3% 21.5% RadioShack (RSH) 42.1% 19.1% Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) 39.2% 21.1%

For the month, NASDAQ achieved total reported market share of over 30% in 351 NYSE-listed companies priced over $10 with average daily trading volume of more than 1 million shares.

To view all 351 NYSE-listed companies, visit www.nasdaqtrader.com/trader/ccg_0607.xls.

For more information about these and other NASDAQ market performance statistics, visit www.nasdaqtrader.com/marketshare.

To access the definitions of NASDAQ's market share terminology, visit http://www.nasdaqtrader.com/trader/tradingservices/marketshare/terms.pdf.

NASDAQ is the largest U.S. equities exchange. With approximately 3,200 companies, it lists more companies and, on average, trades more shares per day than any other U.S. electronic market. It is home to companies that are leaders across all areas of business including technology, retail, communications, financial services, transportation, media and biotechnology. NASDAQ is the primary market for trading NASDAQ-listed stocks as well as a leading liquidity pool for trading NYSE-listed stocks. For more information about NASDAQ, visit the NASDAQ Web site at www.nasdaq.com or the NASDAQ Newsroom at www.nasdaq.com/newsroom/.

NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc. Monthly Volume and Market Share Report (Unaudited; shares in millions) Month End --------------------------------------------------------------------- US Equities Volume May-07 Apr-07 May-06 --------------------------------------------------------------------- NASDAQ Matched Volume 34,672 31,090 30,102 NASDAQ Total Reported Volume 60,856 54,712 53,663 NASDAQ Handled Volume 76,625 70,570 64,778 Consolidated Volume 119,819 108,146 113,961 --------------------------------------------------------------------- US Equities Market Share May-07 Apr-07 May-06 --------------------------------------------------------------------- NASDAQ Matched Share 28.9% 28.7% 26.4% NASDAQ Total Reported Share 50.8% 50.6% 47.1% NASDAQ Handled Share 64.0% 65.3% 56.8% --------------------------------------------------------------------- NASDAQ-Listed Equities Volume May-07 Apr-07 May-06 --------------------------------------------------------------------- NASDAQ Matched Volume 21,509 19,101 23,198 NASDAQ Total Reported Volume 33,467 30,039 36,912 NASDAQ Handled Volume 35,259 31,731 40,479 Consolidated Volume 46,705 41,562 47,839 --------------------------------------------------------------------- NASDAQ-Listed Equities Market Share May-07 Apr-07 May-06 --------------------------------------------------------------------- NASDAQ Matched Share 46.1% 46.0% 48.5% NASDAQ Total Reported Share 71.7% 72.3% 77.2% NASDAQ Handled Share 75.5% 76.3% 84.6% --------------------------------------------------------------------- NYSE-Listed Equities Volume May-07 Apr-07 May-06 --------------------------------------------------------------------- NASDAQ Matched Volume 9,910 9,477 4,565 NASDAQ Total Reported Volume 22,120 20,400 12,462 NASDAQ Handled Volume 35,711 34,238 19,632 Consolidated Volume 63,455 58,694 56,793 --------------------------------------------------------------------- NYSE-Listed Equities Market Share May-07 Apr-07 May-06 --------------------------------------------------------------------- NASDAQ Matched Share 15.6% 16.1% 8.0% NASDAQ Total Reported Share 34.9% 34.8% 21.9% NASDAQ Handled Share 56.3% 58.3% 34.6% --------------------------------------------------------------------- US ETFs Volume May-07 Apr-07 May-06 --------------------------------------------------------------------- NASDAQ Matched Volume 3,914 2,832 3,243 NASDAQ Total Reported Volume 5,831 4,303 5,374 NASDAQ Handled Volume 6,161 4,588 n/a Consolidated Volume 10,778 8,137 10,012 --------------------------------------------------------------------- US ETFs Market Share May-07 Apr-07 May-06 --------------------------------------------------------------------- NASDAQ Matched Share 36.3% 34.8% 32.4% NASDAQ Total Reported Share 54.1% 52.9% 53.7% NASDAQ Handled Share 57.2% 56.4% n/a

(1) On Monday, May 21st 2007, NYSE Arca experienced problems reporting trades to the Consolidated Tape System (CTS). Details of the incident and corrected data are available at http://www.nysedata.com/nysedata/default.aspx?tabid=155&id=237. The results reported in this release do not include volume in CTS securities for May 21st.

(2) Figure includes NASD/NASDAQ TRF market share of 25.6%.

(3) Figure includes NASD/NASDAQ TRF market share of 19.2%

(4) NASD is a registered trademark of National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. and is used under license from National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc.

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CONTACT: The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. Media Contacts: Wayne Lee (301) 978-4875 Silvia Davi (646) 441-5014

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