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Consulate General of Canada in New York to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, June 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

H.E. Mr. Guillermo E. Rishchynski, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations, and John F. Prato, Consul General of Canada in New York, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contact:
Jeff Breithaupt
(212) 596-1620
Jeff.Breithaupt@international.gc.ca

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

Feed Information:

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About Consulate General of Canada in New York:

The Consulate General of Canada in New York has the role of representing Canada and of projecting Canadian interests in one of the world's most dynamic and important cities. We have the privilege of operating on one of the busiest stages to be found anywhere and, consequently, the impact of our activities in New York tends to radiate far and wide. Clients of the Consulate General include many of the biggest players in fields such as business, finance, the media, and culture. They are based in this huge regional population center, but their influence ranges throughout the United States and often around the world. Our primary responsibilities are New York City and State, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. Along with the Canadian Embassy in Washington and other consulates in major U.S. centres, we handle Canada's political, economic, cultural, and immigration interests as our main lines of business. On Facebook: CanadainNY. On Twitter: CanadaNY.

About the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations:

The Permanent Mission of Canada is the primary channel for communications between the Canadian government and the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. Through diplomacy, negotiation and daily monitoring of UN activities, the Mission works to advance Canada's interests and values, promote international development, security and human rights, and keep our government informed on multilateral issues.

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets including 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-55 microsecond average speeds with 99.99% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,300 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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