NEW YORK, June 17, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) has introduced a new Secure Web Service for Premier subscribers of NASDAQ OMX Global Index Watch, a data service for key NASDAQ OMX stock, commodity and fixed-income indexes. This new service facilitates more efficient access to and integration of valuable index data. NASDAQ OMX calculates more than 1,500 diverse indexes in the U.S., Europe and throughout the world.
NASDAQ OMX Global Index Watch is an indispensable tool for investment professionals who track NASDAQ OMX indexes or trade NASDAQ OMX index-related derivative instruments and provides essential historical data via an easy-to-use web interface. With the new Secure Web Service, Premier subscribers to Global Index Watch can now retrieve defined data services via an automated process for key NASDAQ OMX indexes. In addition, these subscribers can download secure files to their systems.
"The Secure Web Service further improves the workflow of market participants by giving them access to vital information in an efficient and flexible fashion," said Randall Hopkins, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX Global Data Products. "This is a value-added service for Premier subscribers of NASDAQ OMX Global Index Watch, a complete solution for receiving valuable information about some of the most widely watched indexes in the world."
Premier subscribers to NASDAQ OMX Global Index Watch may access the following index-related data streams from the Secure Web Service query system:
* Weightings Data Service (weightings and component information) * Corporate Action Service (corporate action information; if a future date is entered, any existing advance corporate actions will be included) * History Service (historical end-of-day summary information)
For technical information about NASDAQ OMX Global Index Watch and the Secure Web Service, visit the Global Index Services webpage on NASDAQ Trader at (http://www.nasdaqtrader.com/Trader.aspx?id=globalindexDS).
Access to essential historical index data for NASDAQ OMX indexes can be accessed from a single source, NASDAQ OMX Global Index Watch. For additional information, please visit https://indexes.nasdaqomx.com/indexwatch.aspx.
For more information about NASDAQ OMX Information, LLC data products, please email email@example.com or phone +1 301 978 5307 or +45 3393 3366.
About NASDAQ OMX
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 over 3,800 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 http://www.nasdaqomx.com.
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 NASDAQ OMX Secure Web Service and NASDAQ OMX Group'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 Group's control. These factors include, but are not limited to factors detailed in NASDAQ OMX Group'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.
CONTACT: NASDAQ OMX Media Contact: Wayne Lee +1.301.978.4875 Wayne.D.Lee@NASDAQOMX.com
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