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Semi-Annual Review of OMX Nordic 40 Index


Stockholm, December 7, 2009 - The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announces today the results of the semi-annual review of the OMX Nordic 40 index, (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: OMXN40), which will become effective on December 21, 2009. Boliden AB (BOL), FLSmidth & Co. (FLS) and DSV (DSV) will be added to the index. As a result of the review, the following shares will be removed from the OMXN40 index: Securitas AB ser. B (SECU B), Novozymes B (NZYM B) and SCANIA AB ser. B (SCV B). OMXN40 consists of the 40 most liquid shares listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic exchanges, which makes it highly suitable as underlying for structured products and derivatives trading. The OMXN40 index is evaluated on a semi-annual basis in June and December. The new index portfolio becomes effective the first trading day after expiration of the derivative contracts in June and December. OMX Nordic 40 constituents after review effective December 21, 2009: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | ABB Ltd | Nokia Corporation | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Alfa Laval AB | Novo Nordisk B | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | ASSA ABLOY AB ser. B | Outokumpu Oyj | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Atlas Copco AB ser. A | Sampo Plc A | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | AstraZeneca PLC | Sandvik AB | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Boliden AB | Svenska Cellulosa AB SCA ser. B | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Carlsberg A/S B | Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken ser. A | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Danske Bank | Svenska Handelsbanken ser. A | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | DSV | Skanska AB ser. B | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Electrolux, AB ser. B | SKF, AB ser. B | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Ericsson, Telefonab. L M ser. B | SSAB AB ser. A | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | FLSmidth & Co. | Stora Enso Oyj R | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Fortum Corporation | Swedbank AB ser A | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Getinge AB ser. B | Swedish Match AB | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Hennes & Mauritz AB, H & M ser. | Tele2 AB ser. B | | B | | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Investor AB ser. B | TeliaSonera AB | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | KONE Corporation | UPM-Kymmene Corporation | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | A.P. Møller - Mærsk B | Volvo, AB ser. B | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Metso Corporation | Vestas Wind Systems | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Nordea Bank AB | Wärtsilä Corporation | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- About NASDAQ OMX Index Products NASDAQ OMX is a global leader in creating and licensing strategy indexes and is home to the most widely watched indexes in the world. As a premier, full-service provider, NASDAQ OMX is dedicated to designing powerful indexes that are in sync with a continually changing market environment. Utilizing the expanded coverage of our global company, NASDAQ OMX has nearly 1,500 diverse equity, commodity and fixed-income indexes in the U.S., Europe, and throughout the world. In addition, our calculation, licensing and marketing support provide the tools to measure and replicate global markets. The NASDAQ OMX Index Group range of services covers the entire business process from index design to calculation and dissemination. For more information about NASDAQ OMX indexes, visit 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 Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook ( and Twitter ( Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements The matters described herein contain forward-looking statements that are made under the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements about NASDAQ OMX's products and offerings. We caution that these statements are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond NASDAQ OMX's control. These factors include, but are not limited to factors detailed in NASDAQ OMX's annual report on Form 10-K, and periodic reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. We undertake no obligation to release any revisions to any forward-looking statements. There can be no assurance that the FSA will give the NASDAQ OMX applicant the authorization and permissions which it seeks. - # - CONTACTS: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. Carl Norell +46 8 405 6639

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