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SEMI-ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE OMX ICELAND 8 INDEX

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Reykjavik, June 16, 2016 - Nasdaq (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announces today the results of the semi-annual review of Nasdaq Iceland’s leading index OMX Iceland 8, (NASDAQ OMX Iceland: OMXI8), which will become effective at the market open on July 1, 2016. Hagar hf. is a new constituent and replaces Vátryggingafélag Íslands hf.

The OMX Iceland 8 Index constituents effective July 1, 2016 are:

Eimskipafélag Íslands hf. (EIM)

Hagar hf. (HAGA)

HB Grandi hf. (GRND)

Icelandair Group hf. (ICEAIR)

Marel hf.(MARL)

N1 hf. (N1)

Reitir fasteignafélag hf. (REITIR)

Síminn hf. (SIMINN)

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         Media:

         Kristin Johannsdottir

         kristin.johannsdottir@nasdaq.com

         +354 868 9836

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