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Representative From Russell Investments to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, June 1, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Russell Investments will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to commemorate the first day of real-time data from the newly launched RussellTick, a proprietary data service developed by NASDAQ OMX.

RussellTick will offer investors and traders worldwide instantaneous access to Russell intraday index values -- including the industry-leading U.S. small-cap Russell 2000 Index, the U.S. large-cap Russell 1000 Index and the U.S. broad-market Russell 3000 Index -- consolidated into one data source for the first time. 

In honor of the occasion, Sara Wilson, Regional Director at Russell Investments, will preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell.

The partnership between Russell Investments and NASDAQ OMX is made possible by the NASDAQ OMX Global Access program.  Global Access facilitates the distribution of Russell index data through one of the largest and most successful data distribution organizations in the world.

When:

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contacts:

Ashley Bowles                                                  

Assistance Account Executive                   

Intermarket Communications                   

(212) 909-4782 (office)                                      

(940) 389-5505 (mobile)                                      

abowles@intermarket.com                       

Stephanie DiIorio

Assistant Vice President

Intermarket Communications

(212) 754-5181 (office) 

(917) 570-8742 (mobile)

sdiiorio@intermarket.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Robert Madden  

(646) 441-5045

Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com

Feed Information:

The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

Facebook and Twitter:

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:

http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a high-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About Russell Investments:

Russell Investments provides strategic advice, world-class implementation, state-of-the-art performance benchmarks and a range of institutional-quality investment products. Russell has $176 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2009, and serves individual, institutional and advisor clients in more than 40 countries. Russell Indexes have $4.3 trillion in investment assets benchmarked to them and approximately 10,000 companies or 98% of companies globally find their place in this benchmark. Founded in 1936, Russell is a subsidiary of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.

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 more than 3,600 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. Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/nasdaqomx) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).

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