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Xact’s ETFs to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Aug. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:
Xact Kapitalförvaltning, a leading Nordic ETF provider, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Henrik Åhman, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, will ring the Opening Bell.

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

When:
Monday, August 22, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Xact Media Contact:
Erik Wikström
+46 70 601 12 70
erwi03@handelsbanken.se

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 live stream 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 Xact

Xact launched the first ETF in Scandinavia back in year 2000 when Xact OMXS30 was listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm. Xact also became the first issuer in the world to provide leveraged exchange-traded funds, when Xact Bull and Xact Bear were launched in 2005. Xact is currently the largest issuer of ETFs in the Nordic region and globally in terms of Nordic exposure.

Xact´s ETFs registered in Sweden are managed by Handelsbanken Fonder AB. These are Xact OMXS30, Xact OMXSB Dividend, Xact Nordic 30 and Xact´s leveraged ETFs listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm. Read about Handelsbanken Fonder AB here.

Xact´s ETFs registered in Luxembourg are managed by SHB SICAV. Read more about SHB SICAV here and learn more about inducements here.

The ETFs that are registered in Norway are managed by Handelsbanken Kapitalforvaltning AS. These are Xact OBX, Xact Derivat Bull and Xact Derivat Bear, which are listed on Oslo Børs.

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 $9.3 trillion and nearly 18,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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Source:NASDAQ, Inc.