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His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani, the Qatar Minister of Economy and Commerce, Joins National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations and Mrs. Matilda Cuomo to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Sept. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

A delegation from the State of Qatar, led by Qatar's Minister of Economy and Commerce His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani, will join the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations and Mrs. Matilda Cuomo will visit to The NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations is a Washington, DC-based non-profit, non-governmental, educational organization dedicated to improving American knowledge and understanding of the Arab world. The delegation will be joined by the former First Lady of New York State and longtime advocate on behalf of women, children and families, Mrs. Matilda Cuomo, to ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Friday, September 26, 2014 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations Contact:
Pat Mancino
(202) 293-6466
pat@ncusar.org

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

Feed Information:
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Webcast:

A webcast of the NASDAQ Opening 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 Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations:

Founded in 1983, the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations (NCUSAR) is an American non-profit, non-governmental, educational organization dedicated to improving American knowledge and understanding of the Arab countries, the Mideast, and the Islamic world. Its means for doing so encompass but are not limited to programs for leadership development, people-to-people exchanges, lectures, publications, an annual Arab-U.S. policymakers conference, and the participation of American students and faculty in Arab world study experiences. The National Council's vision is a relationship between the United States and its Arab partners, friends, and allies that rests on as solid and enduring a foundation as possible. To learn more, visit www.ncusar.org.

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.