updated 3/24/2011 7:15:35 AM ET 2011-03-24T11:15:35

NEW YORK, March 24, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today that NASDAQ Basic is now available to customers of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS), a leading provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications to the global investment community.  

NASDAQ Basic provides customers with essential real-time quote and trade data for all U.S. exchange-listed securities in an affordable and flexible manner. In 2010, NASDAQ Basic was named "Best New Product" by Inside Market Data.

"With NASDAQ Basic, FactSet's clients now enjoy access to a fast, lower-cost alternative to Level 1 products," said Randall Hopkins, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX Global Data Products. "The integration of NASDAQ Basic into FactSet's platform underscores FactSet's commitment to innovation and to serving its clients with high quality data."

"NASDAQ Basic enables us to provide our clients with real-time, equity data at a significantly lower cost," Goran Skoko, Director of Development, Research and Market Data, FactSet Research Systems.

NASDAQ Basic data includes securities listed on NASDAQ, NYSE, and NYSE Amex based on liquidity from the NASDAQ Market Center and the FINRA/NASDAQ TRF. FactSet's users of NASDAQ Basic also receive data from two other NASDAQ trading venues: NASDAQ OMX BX®(BX®) and NASDAQ OMX PSXSM(PSXSM), thanks to FactSet's provision of NASDAQ Last Sale Plus. NASDAQ Basic can be deployed in a variety of investor tools, such as last sale displays, charts and portfolio trackers. For more information about NASDAQ Basic, visit http://www.nasdaqtrader.com/Trader.aspx?id=NASDAQBasic .

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 ).

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

The matters described herein may contain forward-looking statements that are made under the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements about NASDAQ OMX's products and offerings. We caution that these statements are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond NASDAQ OMX's control. These factors include, but are not limited to, factors detailed in NASDAQ OMX's annual report on Form 10-K, and periodic reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. We undertake no obligation to release any revisions to any forward-looking statements.

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CONTACT: NASDAQ OMX Media Contact
         Wayne Lee
         +1.301.978.4875
         Wayne.D.Lee@NASDAQOMX.Com

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