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NYSE Announces Moment of Silence to Honor Former South African President Nelson Mandela
Friday, December 06, 2013
NYSE Announces Moment of Silence to Honor Former South African President Nelson Mandela08:34 EST Friday, December 06, 2013
NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- To honor the life and legacy of Former South African President Nelson Mandela, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) will observe a 1-minute moment of silence today at 9:25 a.m. EST on the trading floor. On behalf of the entire NYSE community, we send our deepest sympathies and condolences to the people of South Africa and the Mandela family on this sad occasion.
Nelson Mandela visiting the NYSE floor on May 9, 2002.
"It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of Nelson Mandela," said Duncan L. Niederauer, President, ICE and CEO, NYSE. "President Mandela is a seminal figure in world history. The strength and dignity he displayed in enduring decades of mistreatment was surpassed only by his incredible capacity for reconciliation and forgiveness."
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