updated 2/22/2011 4:16:56 AM ET 2011-02-22T09:16:56

NEW YORK and SINGAPORE, Feb. 22, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Singapore Exchange (SGX) in partnership with the NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) will be offering a comprehensive suite of tools and solutions designed to enhance corporate activities for listed companies in Asia starting with Southeast Asia and India.

The SGX-NASDAQ OMX suite of tailored tools and solutions provides companies with market intelligence, communications tools and governance solutions.

The suite includes access to impactful Investor Relations websites built to improve shareholder communication, as well as the GlobeNewswire press release distribution network designed to effectively disseminate corporate announcements, and advertising opportunities through the NASDAQ OMX MarketSite in New York.

SGX will also offer competitive market intelligence to assist companies in monitoring their stock performance, peers' performance and industry developments by using powerful analytic tools and solutions. Listed companies can also use a secure portal to better manage board information and documents.  

"We are pleased to announce this unique partnership with SGX, which gives Nasdaq OMX the opportunity to support Asian companies with efficient, comprehensive tools and solutions within the corporate solutions community. We look forward to working with SGX and further engaging with an international audience," said Bruce Aust, Executive Vice President of Global Corporate Client Group, NASDAQ OMX. 

Gan Seow Ann, President at the Singapore Exchange, said, "This product suite will help listed companies to reach out to their shareholders and global investors in a more impactful way. Effective communications and profiling will strengthen investor confidence and promote interest. We believe our customers will benefit from this additional initiative with NASDAQ OMX."

About Singapore Exchange

Singapore Exchange (SGX) is among the world's largest exchanges and Asia's second largest listed exchange.  As the Asian gateway, SGX is the market of choice for investors wanting to participate in Asia's vibrant and rapidly-growing economies, and for Asian issuers seeking international capital.  

SGX's extensive suite of securities, derivatives and commodities products makes it Asia's most international exchange. SGX's services range from listings, trading, high-speed market access, clearing and settlement to depository services and Central Counter Party services for OTC traded derivatives.  With the region's longest trading hours, and powered by cutting-edge technology, SGX is the unparalleled conduit for investment flows into and out of Asia.

For more information, please visit www.sgx.com

About NASDAQ OMX

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries.  NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com . Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook ( http://www.facebook.com/nasdaqomx ) and Twitter ( http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx ).

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CONTACT: Media Contacts:
         Singapore Exchange
         Magdalyn Liew, Communications
         Tel: +65 6236 8157
         Email: magdalynliew@sgx.com         
              
         NASDAQ OMX US
         Alexandra Honeysett
         Tel: +1 646 441 5211
         Alexandra.Honeysett@nasdaqomx.com

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