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Egyptian Stock Exchange to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Sept. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of EGX's contract renewal agreement to use NASDAQ OMX's X-stream trading technology. EGX has been a Market Technology customer since 1999.

In honor of the occasion, Dr. Mohammed Omran, Executive Chairman will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Friday, September 12, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Egyptian Stock Exchange Media Contact:
Heba Eissa
202-35316481
eba.Eissa@egx.com.eg

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

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 Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX):

The Egyptian Exchange is one of the oldest Stock Exchanges in the World and dates back more than 130 years. It is the only registered Stock Exchange in Egypt. EGX is a market operator specialized in listing and trading of equities, government bonds, corporate bonds, close-ended mutual funds, ETFs and sukuks.

EGX vision is to be a World-Class, Egypt-based Exchange: the Premier Capital Market in the Middle East & North Africa Region that best serves its stakeholders. EGX aims to empower its customers by providing top notch market technology, innovative products, fair, transparent & efficient markets.

EGX is the first Arab Exchange to be a member of the World Federation of Exchanges since 2005. The Executive Chairman of EGX is also the Vice Chairman of the Federation of Euro Asian Exchanges as well as a founding and leading member of the Arab Federation of Exchanges and the African Securities Exchanges Association.

About NASDAQ OMX Group

NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,400 listed companies with a market value of over $8.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.