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NASDAQ OMX introduces a new portfolio index for the Swedish equity market


July 1, 2009Press Release NASDAQ OMX introduces a new portfolio index for the Swedish equity market Stockholm, July 1, 2009 NASDAQ OMX Nordic, part of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ) today introduced the OMX Stockholm 60 Index. The index includes the 60 most actively traded stocks listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. “The OMX Stockholm 60 index (OMXS60) is our latest addition to our wide selection of premier Swedish indexes and includes 60 of the largest and most traded companies on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. OMXS60 includes highly liquid companies and enables investors to cost efficient track the performance of the Swedish equity market. The index is free float adjusted to replicate the shares available in the market and reduce transaction costs,” said NASDAQ OMX Global Index Groups Vice President Magdalena Hartman. The OMXS60 is a free float market capitalization weighted index, based on the OMXS30 index rules and revised semiannually in July and December. The stocks included are selected on the basis of historical turnover figures to ensure high liquidity. It is calculated in 60 second intervals and began calculation with a value of 100.00 on December 30, 2005. The launch of the OMX Stockholm 60 Index also includes the launch of the OMX Stockholm 30 NEXT Index which together with the wellknown OMXS30 Index represents the constituents of the new OMXS60 Index. The constituents of OMXS60 Index effective July 1, 2009: ABB Ltd Meda AB ser. A Alfa Laval AB Millicom Intern. Cellular S.A. SDB Alliance Oil Company Ltd. SDB Modern Times Group MTG AB ser. B ASSA ABLOY AB ser. B NCC AB ser. B AstraZeneca PLC Nobia AB Atlas Copco AB ser. A Nokia Corporation Atlas Copco AB ser. B Nordea Bank AB Autoliv Inc. SDB Oriflame Cosmetics S.A, SDB Axfood AB PA Resources Boliden AB Ratos AB ser. B Castellum AB SAAB AB ser. B Electrolux, AB ser. B Sandvik AB Elekta AB ser. B SAS AB Eniro AB SCANIA AB ser. B Ericsson, Telefonab. L M ser. B Securitas AB ser. B Fabege AB Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken ser. A Getinge AB ser. B Skanska AB ser. B Hennes & Mauritz AB, H & M ser. SKF, AB ser. B B Hexagon AB ser. B SSAB AB ser. A Holmen AB ser. B SSAB AB ser. B Husqvarna AB ser. B Stora Enso Oyj ser. R Industrivärden, AB ser. C Svenska Cellulosa AB SCA ser. B Intrum Justitia AB Svenska Handelsbanken ser. A Investor AB ser. B Swedbank AB ser A JM AB Swedish Match AB Kinnevik, Investment AB ser. B Tele2 AB ser. B Kungsleden AB TeliaSonera AB Loomis AB ser. B Trelleborg AB ser. B Lundin Mining Corporation SDB Volvo, AB ser. A Lundin Petroleum AB Volvo, AB ser. B About NASDAQ OMX Index Products NASDAQ OMX is a global leader in creating and licensing strategy indexes and is home to the most widely watched indexes in the world. As a premier, fullservice provider, NASDAQ OMX is dedicated to designing powerful indexes that are in sync with a continually changing market environment. Utilizing the expanded coverage of our global company, NASDAQ OMX has nearly 1,500 diverse equity, commodity and fixedincome indexes in the U.S., Europe, and throughout world. In addition, our calculation, licensing and marketing support provide the tools to measure and replicate global markets. The NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group range of services covers the entire business process from index design to calculation and dissemination. For more information about NASDAQ OMX indexes, visit 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 exchangetraded 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 Cautionary Note Regarding ForwardLooking Statements The matters described herein contain forwardlooking 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's 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 forwardlooking statements. Forwardlooking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond NASDAQ OMX's control. These factors include, but are not limited to factors detailed in NASDAQ OMX's annual report on Form 10K, and periodic reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. We undertake no obligation to release any revisions to any forwardlooking statements. CONTACTS: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. Media Contact: EllenMargrethe Soelberg +45 33 77 04 30 Issuer and Investor Contact: Magdalena Hartman +46.8.405.6823 NDAQF

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