Stockholm, March 26, 2010 — NASDAQ OMX today starts trading in the db x-trackers DJ Euro STOXX50 Index ETF, an exchange traded fund (ETF) from Deutsche Bank. The ETF is based on the EURO STOXX 50 Index, Europe's leading Blue-chip index for the Eurozone, and will be traded at NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. This is the first product in a broad portfolio of ETFs that Deutsche Bank will launch at NASDAQ OMX Stockholm over the following weeks. “Jenny Rosberg, Senior Vice President NASDAQ OMX said, “Deutsche Bank is one of Europe's leading issuers of ETF products and we are very pleased to now be able to offer trading in one of their flagship products. Deutsche Bank's entry into the Nordic ETF market will enable our investor community to trade a wide variety of internationally recognized indices in local currency, and thus help grow the popularity of ETFs in the region.” Additional ETFs from Deutsche Bank will track developed market indices such as MSCI World, MSCI Europe, MSCI Japan, DAX and emerging markets such as Brazil, Russia, India and China. The range will be complemented by a range of ETFs tracking daily short indices - ShortDAX, DJ Euro STOXX50 Short Daily Index and DJ STOXX 600 Banks Short Daily Index. For all db x-trackers ETFs, Deutsche Bank will act as a market maker to provide liquidity. Thorsten Michalik, Head of db x-trackers ETFs at Deutsche Bank commented, “With today's listing at NASDAQ OMX Deutsche Bank marks the opening of its ETF supermarket in the Nordics. We are seeing a significant demand increase in ETFs from both private and professional investors across Europe, and as a result want to broaden the choice of products available to Nordic investors.” About Exchange Traded Funds An Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) is a security that tracks an index, a commodity or a basket of assets like an index fund, but trades like a stock on an exchange. ETFs are a complement to actively managed funds and provide investors with the possibility to invest in well known global indices in the local currency. ETFs were first introduced in the USA in 1993 and in Europe in 2000. End of February 2010 there were 1,738 ETFs listed globally with over EUR 684 billion assets under management 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 approximately 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 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'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. - # - Media Contacts: Carl Norell +46 8 405 66 39 email@example.com
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