Published: 2010-01-14 13:00:00 CET
Nasdaq Nordic
Investor News
Semi-annual review of OMX Helsinki 25 index
Semi-annual review of OMX Helsinki 25 index                   

January 14, 2010 - The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. ("NASDAQ")
announced today the results of the semi-annual review of the OMX
Helsinki 25    
index (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki: OMXH25), which will become
effective with the market
open on Monday, February 1, 2010.                   

As a result of the review Kemira Oyj will
replace Talvivaara Mining Company Plc 
in the OMXH25 index.                   

The OMX Helsinki 25 index is the
leading equity index for the Finnish market    
including the 25 most traded
Blue chip companies on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. The    
combination of limited
number of constituents and liquidity screening provides  
the investors with
an attractive tool for Finnish exposure. The semi-annual     
review is
effective the first trading day in February and August. The index has 
calculated since 1988 and has a base value of 500. The closing index value 
January 13, 2010 was 2 061,91.                                              

The OMX Helsinki 25 index constituents after review effective February 1,

Cargotec Corporation                                               
Elisa Corporation                                                
Fortum Corporation                                             
Kemira Oyj                                                   
Kesko Corporation B                                        
KONE Corporation                                         
Konecranes Plc                                         
Metso Corporation                                    
Neste Oil Corporation                              
Nokia Corporation                                
Nokian Tyres Plc                               
Nordea Bank AB (publ) FDR                    
Orion Corporation B                        
Outokumpu Oyj                            
Outotec Oyj                            
Pohjola Bank Plc A                   
Rautaruukki Corporation            
Sampo Plc A                      
Sanoma Corporation             
Stora Enso Oyj R             
TeliaSonera AB             
Tieto Corporation        
UPM-Kymmene Corporation
Wärtsilä Corporation 
YIT Corporation    

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is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers 
trading, exchange
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approximately 3,700 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital  

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market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and
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including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured
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than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and
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Litigation Reform Act
of 1995. These statements include, but are not limited
to, statements about     
NASDAQ OMX's products and offerings. We caution that
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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. There can be no        
that the FSA will give the NASDAQ OMX applicant the authorization and

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