NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ), the world's leading provider of market technology, was recently selected for 'Trading Technology Product of the Year' by Risk Magazine's2014 Risk Awards. NASDAQ OMX received the award for its Genium INET trading platform, which now runs trading for 17 exchanges globally.
"We are honored to receive such a highly-coveted award by Risk," said Anna Ewing, Executive Vice President, Global Technology Solutions, NASDAQ OMX. "Genium INET has allowed exchanges across the world to meet investor needs in a continuously evolving and expanding market. I'm proud of our team which has developed and expanded the platform to become one of the most powerful, resilient and functionally complete multi-asset trading systems in the world."
In its profile on Genium INET, Risk highlights the reliability the platform has provided exchanges including those in Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney, stating, "[These exchanges] are all fighting to create or expand their own regional trading hub, and they all recognize the need to give investors a liquid, reliable market."
NASDAQ OMX's technology solutions are used by over 10,000 customers in 60 countries consisting of public and private entities, exchanges, regulators and broker-dealers, and powers over 80 marketplaces worldwide.
About NASDAQ OMX
NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and approximately 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,300 listed companies with a market value of over $7 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.
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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 Genium INET and NASDAQ OMX, and its 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.
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