STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 18, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that it has enhanced the stock market application called NASDAQ OMX Portfolio Manager (QFolio), which successfully launched in October 2009. The enhancements include the addition of stock data from four Nordic markets (Stockholm, Helsinki, Copenhagen and Iceland) as well as a currency converter for the following currencies: USD, EUR, SEK, DKK and ISK. The application is now available from the Apple App Store.
With the NASDAQ OMX Portfolio Manager, investors can use their iPhone or iPod touch to build a quick watch list or a detailed portfolio of Nordic as well as U.S. stocks. The application permits users to track price performance in real time and view dynamic charts. The NASDAQ OMX Portfolio Manager also provides access to StockTwits for U.S. stocks. StockTwits is a rapidly growing community for private investors.
"When we became the first exchange company to launch an iPhone application for U.S. stocks last year, we saw that there was strong demand from investors for real-time market quotes from their iPhone and iPod,” said Hans-Ole Jochumsen, President of NASDAQ OMX Nordic. “Now we are very pleased to be able to extend our application to include the Nordic markets, making it the first and only iPhone application that provides Nordic stock quotes in local currency.”
The NASDAQ OMX Portfolio Manager is available for free from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/
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 http://www.nasdaqomx.com.
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