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President of Mexico, Felipe Calderon, to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell on September 26

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ADVISORY, Sept. 21, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Felipe Calderón, the President of Mexico, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to officially ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell. President Calderón will visit NASDAQ as part of his working trip to the United States, during which he will attend United Nations General Assembly Week.

Throughout the President's Administration which began on December 1, 2006, Mexico and the United States have reached unprecedented levels of cooperation. While at NASDAQ, President Calderón will meet with NASDAQ executives to continue on this trajectory, working to maintain and advance the relationship between U.S. and Mexican business communities, promote trade and investment in Mexico, and discuss the regional and global economic outlook.

The Calderón Government's sound economic management has been critical to steer Mexico through an adverse global economic environment and to enable continued economic growth and the largest investment in public infrastructure in recent history, while fueling one of the most important yet silent transformations occurring in Mexico: the rise of the middle class.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Contact:

Julio Cesar García Torres

Acting Press Attaché

Consulate General of Mexico in New York

(212) 217-6463

jgarciat@sre.gob.mx

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Webcast:

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About President Felipe Calderón:

Felipe Calderón took office as President of Mexico on December 1, 2006. With long-term vision and statesmanship, President Calderón has led a government driven by the objective to transform Mexico into a safer, more prosperous and just nation. He has confronted head-on numerous and deep-seeded challenges. He has not only valiantly pursued a major campaign to strengthen human security and the rule of law, but his Administration has also achieved major accomplishments in several other fronts. During his tenure, Mexico has reached the goal of providing universal access to healthcare services, and has dramatically expanded education at all levels: millions of students have benefited from scholarships to continue with their studies, opening the door for a better future. The Calderón Government's sound economic management has been critical to steer Mexico through an adverse global economic environment and to enable continued economic growth and the largest investment in public infrastructure in recent history, while fueling one of the most important yet silent transformations occurring in Mexico: the rise of the middle class. Moreover, throughout his Administration, Mexico and the United States have reached unprecedented levels of cooperation under the premise of shared responsibility, and Mexico has also become a world leader in promoting a green agenda and sustainable development. President Calderon's vision and policy agenda is setting the basis for long-term, sustainable economic growth, strong rule of law, and prosperity in Mexico.

About NASDAQ OMX:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 24 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.999% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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