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NASDAQ Matches 20% of NYSE-listed Volume and Sets Single Day Market Share Record


NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced NASDAQ's matched market share in NYSE-listed securities yesterday reached a record high 20.0%, up from 12.0% on August 1, 2006. NASDAQ's previous record in NYSE-listed stocks was 19.7%, set on July 26, 2007. Of the 5.6 billion shares of NYSE-listed stocks traded yesterday, 2.3 billion shares were handled on NASDAQ(a).

As the largest U.S. exchange by volume, NASDAQ matched 2.9 billion shares or 30.3% of all U.S. equity trading.

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 or the NASDAQ Newsroom at

(a) Figure includes FINRA/NASDAQ TRF market share of 15.0%

FINRA is a registered trademark of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and is used under license from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.


CONTACT: The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. Media Contact: Wayne Lee (301) 978-4875

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