Sunday, October 28, 2012

Equity Trader Alert #2012 - 44
NASDAQ OMX Markets Closed on Monday, October 29, 2012 Due to Hurricane Sandy

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What you need to know:

  • NASDAQ OMX® will close all U.S. equity and derivatives exchanges, as well as the NASDAQ /FINRA TRF on Monday, October 29th, due to Hurricane Sandy.
  • We are actively monitoring the progression of the hurricane and are in regular communication with other exchanges and regulatory agencies.

What is being announced?

NASDAQ OMX has made the decision to close all of its U.S. equity and derivatives exchanges, as well as the NASDAQ/FINRA TRF, on Monday, October 29th, due to Hurricane Sandy. NASDAQ OMX has made this decision in consultation with the other exchanges and regulatory agencies.

Will NASDAQ OMX open markets on Tuesday, October 30th?

At this time, it is likely that the markets will be closed on Tuesday, October 30th. NASDAQ OMX is continuing to monitor the situation and will confirm this decision at a future time. Additional information will be communicated shortly. If you have any questions or require additional information, please contact your NASDAQ OMX representative directly or email

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About the NASDAQ OMX Group:
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 more than 3,600 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, visit