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Trading in equity derivatives at OMX to become more attractive

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Trading in equity derivatives at OMX to become more attractive In order to strengthen its customer offering, OMX Derivatives Market will reduce its fees for certain customer segments with respect to trading in primarily Swedish stock options. The fee adjustment, which is expected to increase trading in these products on the exchange, will become effective on January 2, 2006. We are pleased to be able to offer our customers products at even more competitive prices. To date, the volume of trading in Swedish equity derivatives has risen compared with the year-earlier period, and we believe this measure will contribute to a further increase, says Henrik Paulsson, Head of OMX Derivatives Market. The reduction in fees is not expected to have any significant impact on OMXs earnings. For further information or comments, please contact: Henrik Paulsson, head of OMX Derivatives Market +46 8 405 73 34 Anna Rasin, VP Corporate Communications +46 8 405 66 12 About OMX | OMX owns and operates the largest securities market in the Northern Europe and is a leading provider of marketplace services and solutions for the financial and energy markets. OMX consists of two divisions: OMX Exchanges and OMX Technology. OMX Exchanges owns and operates the stock exchanges in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius as well as the central securities depositories in Estonia and Latvia. Through OMX Exchanges OMX offers access to approximately 80 percent of the Nordic and Baltic securities market. OMX Technology is a world leading provider of solutions and services transaction technology, processing and outsourcing based on proven technology. OMX is listed on the stock exchanges in Stockholm, Helsinki and Copenhagen. For more information please visit www.omxgroup.com. PDF

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