NASDAQ OMX Nordic Sijoittajauutiset NASDAQ OMX launches world's fastest trading system for its Nordic derivatives markets - World premier for Genium INET, the comprehensive multi-asset trading and clearing system

Lehdistötiedote   •   Loka 26, 2010 11:22 EEST

Stockholm, October 25, 2010 — The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) has
launched Genium INET, the world's fastest trading system, in its Nordic cash and
fixed income derivatives markets. Genium INET is a comprehensive multi-asset
trading and clearing system, capable of delivering record-breaking performance
with sub-100 microseconds average latency. In addition to powering NASDAQ OMX's
own markets, this technology will also be part of its commercial exchange
technology offering, giving NASDAQ OMX customers access to the fastest and most
robust trading system in the world.

The Genium INET trading and clearing system combines rich functionality with
record-breaking performance, high reliability and capacity. Genium INET and its
backbone INET technology are capable of delivering an average sub-100
microseconds latency with a throughput of over 1,000,000 messages per second,
making it the fastest trading system in the world.

Hans-Ole Jochumsen, President NASDAQ OMX Nordic said, “NASDAQ OMX is committed
to innovation through technology to ensure our position as a driving force in
the exchange industry and to provide the best possible trading opportunities for
our customers and investors. With the Genium INET launch we now extend the
benefits of the world's fastest trading technology to our Nordic derivatives
markets, thus further contributing to a stronger Nordic financial market. Based
on our experience from our Nordic cash markets where INET was launched earlier
this year, we expect increased interest in trading and improved market quality
in Nordic derivatives products.”

Anna Ewing, Chief Information Officer of NASDAQ OMX said, “Genium INET
highlights our commitment to designing and developing for a global environment
while understanding the needs of local markets. Following the launch of Genium
INET at our Nordic derivatives markets, we will be rolling out this high
performance platform for our external customers ASX later this year and SGX in
2011. ”
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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,
+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

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

The matters described herein 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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