ADVISORY, June 25, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
What: Sara Wilson, Client Executive at Russell Investments, will preside over the closing bell to commemorate the annual Reconstitution of Russell's U.S. and Global Indexes. Russell's index reconstitution process routinely realigns the entire family of global indexes to accurately reflect changes in market segments over time, ensuring that Russell's indexes continue to offer the most precise picture of the stock market. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Friday, June 26, 2009 at 3:45 - 4:00 p.m. ET Contacts: To arrange an interview with a Russell executive to discuss the details of this year's reconstitution, please contact: Stephanie Lowenthal Stephanie DiIorio Account Supervisor Senior Account Supervisor Intermarket Communication Intermarket Communications O# +1 212 -754-5415 O# +1 212-754-5181 M# +1 917-309-9687 M# +1 917-570-8742 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com NASDAQ MarketSite: Jolene Libretto (646) 441-5220 Jolene.Libretto@NASDAQOMX.com
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 Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.
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.
A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx
To obtain a hi-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 $136 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2009, and serves individual, institutional and advisor clients in more than 40 countries. Russell Indexes have $4 trillion in assets benchmarked to them as of June 30, 2008. 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 over 3,800 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.