updated 2/22/2011 10:46:32 AM ET 2011-02-22T15:46:32

ADVISORY, Feb. 22, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Secretary of State of Puerto Rico, Secretary of Economic Development and Commerce of Puerto Rico and the Director of Rums of Puerto Rico, along with representatives of the Puerto Rican rum industry, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. The delegation will be promoting economic development in Puerto Rico and the launch of the 2011 Rums of Puerto Rico campaign.

In honor of the occasion, Jose Ramon Perez Riera, Secretary of Economic Development and Commerce of Puerto Rico, will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 at 3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET    

Contacts:

Greg Stanko
Vice President, Global Public Affairs Practice
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide
(301) 938-9794 -- cell
greg.stanko@ogilvypr.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Robert Madden
(646) 441-5045
Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com

Feed Information:

The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:
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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 Rums of Puerto Rico:

Rums of Puerto Rico, a division of the Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company [PRIDCO], was created in 1948 to promote the quality and excellence of all the rums manufactured in Puerto Rico. The program re-establishes the fact that Puerto Rican Rums had been considered the best for centuries because of their highly demanding standards of quality. Enjoy the best rum, from the land of rum. Enjoy Rums of Puerto Rico responsibly.

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 approximately 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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