NASDAQ OMX Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.13 Per Share

NASDAQ OMX Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.13 Per Share

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Finance Committee of the Board
of Directors of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) has declared a
regular quarterly dividend of $0.13 per share on the company's outstanding
common stock. The dividend is payable on March 28, 2013, to shareowners of
record at the close of business on March 14, 2013. Future declarations of
quarterly dividends and the establishment of future record and payment dates
are subject to approval by the Board of Directors.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Information set forth in this communication contains forward-looking
statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. NASDAQ OMX
cautions readers that any forward-looking information is not a guarantee of
future performance and that actual results could differ materially from those
contained in the forward-looking information. Such forward-looking statements
include, but are not limited to, statements about our capital return
initiatives.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, NASDAQ OMX's ability to implement its
strategic initiatives, economic, political and market conditions and
fluctuations, government and industry regulation, interest rate risk, U.S. and
global competition, and other factors detailed in NASDAQ OMX's filings with
the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual reports on
Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q which are available on NASDAQ
OMX's website at and the SEC's website at NASDAQ OMX undertakes no obligation to publicly update any
forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise.

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
3,300 listed companies worth more than $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
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(Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)


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