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Royal Norwegian Consulate General to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, April 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:
Royal Norwegian Consulate General will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. Together with Innovation Norway, the Norwegian Consulate is hosting a delegation of 8 Norwegian companies in New York to prepare for new global market strategies and engage U.S. investors and partners.

In honor of the occasion, Atle Leikvoll, Chief Economist of the Norwegian Foreign Ministry, and Elin Bergithe Rognlie, Norwegian Consul General, will ring the Opening Bell.

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

When:
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Royal Norwegian Consulate General Media Contact:
Martin Fossum
(646) 430-7500
Martin.Fossum@mfa.no

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Emily Pan
(646) 441-5120
emily.pan@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 LiveStream 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://business.nasdaq.com/discover/market-bell-ceremonies and click on the market open of your choice.

About Royal Norwegian Consulate General
The Royal Norwegian Consulate General represent Norway in New York and 21 states from the Mid-West to the East Coast. The Consulate conducts cultural, commercial and public affairs, and facilitates exchange between organizations, companies and institutions in Norway and the U.S.

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 3,700 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.6 trillion and nearly 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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Source:NASDAQ, Inc.