Quarterly Changes to the NASDAQ Golden Dragon China Index

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced the results of the quarterly re-ranking of the NASDAQ Golden Dragon China Index (Nasdaq:HXC), which will become effective prior to market open on Monday, December 22, 2014.

The following six securities will be added to the Index: Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE:CMCM), DAQO New Energy Corp. (NYSE:DQ), China HGS Real Estate, Inc. (Nasdaq:HGSH), Jumei International Holding Limited (NYSE:JMEI), China Finance Online Co. Limited (Nasdaq:JRJC) and Leju Holdings Limited (NYSE:LEJU).

The Index is designed to provide insight and access to the unique economic opportunities taking place in China while still providing the transparency offered with U.S. listed securities.

As a result of the re-ranking, the following security will be removed from the Index: China Information Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:CNIT)

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