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NASDAQ OMX Launches New Fixed Income Index


OMRX All Index Added to Expanded OMRX Index Family Stockholm, November 20, 2009 - NASDAQ OMX Stockholm announces that it has launched a new fixed income index named OMRX All Index, which will act as a benchmark for the Swedish bond and money markets. The index includes treasury bills, nominal treasury bonds as well as nominal bonds from major mortgage institutions. The OMRX All Index will be added to NASDAQ OMX' new expanded OMRX fixed income index family. Effective November 19, NASDAQ OMX existing index series (ALLA, OTHER, STAT and SSV) will be incorporated into the OMRX index family and rulebook. The new name standard is introduced to simplify and facilitate the comparability of NASDAQ OMX fixed income indexes. Significant indexes included in the OMRX series are OMRX Bond All Index and OMRX Mortgage Bond All, which together with the new OMRX All Index will form a sub-index family suitable for investors looking to utilize broad mortgage issuer diversification. Magdalena Hartman, Vice President NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group said, “The launch of OMRX All Index together with the new OMRX Bond All Index and OMRX Mortgage Bond All Index is a direct response to customer demand for broader benchmark indexes that covers multiple mortgage issuers. Moreover, by harmonizing the name standard and rulebook for our fixed income index family we make them more accessible and visible to our customers.” Jonas Pripp, Head of fixed income at Swedbank Robur commented, “It is very positive that NASDAQ OMX now takes the step to expand its OMRX index family. These types of indexes are in demand among our large institutional clients and we also intend to change benchmark to the new indexes for our fixed income funds. The new indexes reflect actual market conditions for Swedish covered mortgage bonds, which implies an increased diversification, leading to better products for our customers. For us, a reliable and dynamic supplier is just as important as transparency, diversification and index replicability.” 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, full-service 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 fixed-income 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 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 3,700 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 Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook ( and Twitter ( 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'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 forward-looking statements. Forward-looking 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 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. There can be no assurance that the FSA will give the NASDAQ OMX applicant the authorization and permissions which it seeks. - # - Media Contacts: Carl Norell +46 8 405 66 39

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