updated 5/18/2011 2:18:52 PM ET 2011-05-18T18:18:52

ADVISORY, May 18, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Xinhua News Agency, the largest news organization in China, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to celebrate the opening of their new office location in Times Square. 

In honor of the occasion, Mr. Zhou Xisheng, Vice President of Xinhua News Agency, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Thursday, May 19th, 2011 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET   

Contact:

Brunswick Group
Jennifer Macdonald/Cindy Zheng
(212)-333-3810
xinhua@brunswickgroup.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Jen Knapp
(212) 401-8916
Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on AMC3 / C20, downlink frequency 4100 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jen Knapp at (212) 401-8916.

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at:

http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx or http://social.nasdaqomx.com.

Photos:

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

About Xinhua News Agency:

Founded in 1931, Xinhua News Agency is the largest news organization in China with more than 30 domestic bureaus. Overseas, it has more than 140 bureaus. Xinhua provides its subscribers with a variety of news and information products including news feeds, photographs, graphics, audio and visual services, mobile phone text messages and financial information and delivers news across the world in eight languages.

Xinhua publishes more than 20 newspapers and a dozen magazines with our most popular newspaper reaching a circulation of more than 10 million people. As the first international news agency to own a television network, Xinhua's TV operations arm, China Xinhua News Network Corporation (CNC), runs two 24-hour channels in both Chinese and English. Xinhua's  news website, Xinhuanet, is regarded as the most influential website in China. Xinhua 08, the core product of Xinhua's financial information services, provides updated news and information on a variety of financial products to companies and financial institutions across the country.

For more information, please visit www.xinhuanet.com (Chinese) or   www.chinaview.cn (English)

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 3,500 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/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653 ) and Twitter ( http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx ). 

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