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The Chinese Consulate General in New York to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell in Celebration of Chinese New Year

ADVISORY, Feb. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The Consul General of the People's Republic of China in New York, Ambassador Zhang Qiyue, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of Chinese New Year and will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Chinese Consulate General Media Contact:
Lin Zhang (Arene)
(917) 244-1281
nypressoffice@gmail.com or arenezhang@gmail.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Will Briganti
(646) 441-5012
william.Briganti@nasdaq.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 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 Ambassador Zhang Qiyue:

Ambassador Zhang Qiyue started her diplomatic career in 1982. She has rich experience in multilateral and bilateral diplomacy. She served as Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Belgium and Indonesia respectively. Her previous posts also include the Secretariat of United Nations Headquarters in New York and Chinese Permanent Mission to the United Nations.

From 1998 to 2004, she worked as the Spokeswoman of the Chinese Foreign Ministry. She also served as Deputy Director General of the Information Department from 1998 to 2004 and Director General of the Department for Diplomatic Missions Abroad from 2012 to 2014.

Ambassador Zhang Qiyue graduated from Beijing Foreign Studies University. She is married, with one son.

She has been the Consul General of China in New York since December 29th, 2014.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq 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 is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of over $9.1 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit http://nasdaq.com/ambition or http://business.nasdaq.com.

-NDAQA-

Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.