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NASDAQ OMX and BNY Mellon to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell to Celebrate the Introduction of Options on U.S. Treasuries

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

NASDAQ OMX and BNY Mellon to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell to Celebrate the Introduction of Options on U.S. Treasuries12:03 EST Tuesday, February 19, 2013 ADVISORY, Feb. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --What:BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. NASDAQ OMX, together with BNY Mellon, will introduce options trading on US Treasury Securities at NASDAQ OMX PHLX®, the largest equity options exchange in the US, effective February 19. In honor of the occasion, representatives from NASDAQ OMX and BNY Mellon will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell.Who: Art Certosimo, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Global Markets of BNY Mellon Eric Noll, Executive Vice President of Transaction Services U.S. and U.K. at NASDAQ OMXWhere:NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast StudioWhen:Tuesday, February 19, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ETContact:Robert Madden (646) 441-5045 Robert.madden@nasdaqomx.comNASDAQ MarketSite:Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916 Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.comFeed Information:Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463 Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West 18 mhz Lower DL 3811 Vertical FEC 3/4 SR 13.235 DR 18.295411 MOD 4:2:0 DVBS QPSKFacebook and Twitter:For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies please visit our Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ. For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx.Webcast:A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.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 BNY Mellon:BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 36 countries and more than 100 markets. As of December 31, 2012, BNY Mellon had $26.7 trillion in assets under custody and administration, and $1.4 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK). Additional information is available on www.bnymellon.com, or follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon.           About NASDAQ OMX Group:The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 23 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.99+% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500) -NDAQA-