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Press release from Business Wire

NYSE Euronext Statement on Opening of U.S. Markets on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

NYSE Euronext Statement on Opening of U.S. Markets on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 201213:09 EDT Tuesday, October 30, 2012 NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- NYSE Euronext (NYX) will open for normal trading operations in coordination with all U.S. equities, bonds, options and derivatives markets on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Trading will commence on the New York Stock Exchange at 9:30 a.m. under normal opening procedures, and the NYSE Euronext building and trading floor are fully operational. Duncan Niederauer, CEO, NYSE Euronext, said: “We are pleased to be able to return to normal trading tomorrow. Our building and systems were not damaged and our people have been working diligently to ensure that we have a smooth opening tomorrow. Our thoughts and prayers remain with the families and communities suffering in the wake of this terrible natural disaster.” About NYSE Euronext NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The Company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), the Company's equities markets - the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE MKT, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca - represent one-third of the world's equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. The Company also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The Company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. The Company is in the S&P 500 index. NYSE EuronextRobert Rendine, 212-656-2180 (o)646-701-4482 (c)rrendine@nyx.comorRich Adamonis, 212-656-2140 (o)917-716-5944 (c)radamonis@nyx.comorEric Ryan, 212-656-2411 (o)917-833-7792 (c)