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                   


Helsinki,
January 14, 2010 - The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. ("NASDAQ")
(Nasdaq:NDAQ)
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 
been
calculated since 1988 and has a base value of 500. The closing index value 
on
January 13, 2010 was 2 061,91.                                              


The OMX Helsinki 25 index constituents after review effective February 1,
2010  
are:                                                                   
        

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    
                                                            


About NASDAQ
OMX Index Products                                                 
NASDAQ OMX
is a global leader in creating and licensing strategy indexes and is 
home to
the most widely watched indexes in the world. As a premier,
full-service
provider, NASDAQ OMX is dedicated to designing powerful indexes
that are in sync
with a continually changing market environment. Utilizing the
expanded coverage 
of our global company, NASDAQ OMX has nearly 1,500 diverse
equity, commodity and
fixed-income indexes in the U.S., Europe, and throughout
the world. In addition,
our calculation, licensing and marketing support
provide the tools to measure   
and replicate global markets. The NASDAQ OMX
Index Group range of services      
covers the entire business process from
index design to calculation and         
dissemination. For more information
about NASDAQ OMX indexes, visit             
https://indexes.nasdaqomx.com/.  
                                              

About NASDAQ OMX             
                                                  
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 3,700 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, structured
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,
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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. There can be no        
assurance
that the FSA will give the NASDAQ OMX applicant the authorization and

permissions which it seeks.                                                  
  

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Media Contacts:                                                        
        
Anu Ilvonen                                                          
          
+358 9 6166 7206                                                   
            
anu.ilvonen@nasdaqomx.com                                        
              

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