DGAP-News: Bursa Malaysia Goes Live With Its New Trading Engine Powered by NASDAQ OMX

DGAP-News: Bursa Malaysia Goes Live With Its New Trading Engine Powered by 

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Bursa Malaysia Goes Live With Its New Trading Engine Powered by NASDAQ

10.12.2013 / 15:00


NEW YORK and KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, 2013-12-10 15:00 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Bursa Malaysia (BURSA:MK) and NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ), today
announced that Bursa Malaysia has gone live with their new trading engine,
Bursa Trade Securities 2 (BTS2) powered by NASDAQ OMX's X-stream INET. The
project was delivered ahead of schedule on 2 December 2013, well in advance of
the initial target of the first quarter of 2014. 

'The delivery of the BTS2 project is a significant milestone for the Exchange.
It reflects our commitment to enhance our trading environment for all our
stakeholders. We are pleased to have partnered with NASDAQ OMX, to advance our
trading platform to support the future needs for the securities market,' said
Dato' Tajuddin Atan, Chief Executive Officer, Bursa Malaysia. 

The new platform now handles trading of equities, fixed income, Exchange Traded
Funds and issuer warrants for the Malaysian bourse. X-Stream INET's system
robustness and speed is leveraged to drive exchange innovation for Bursa
Malaysia as it attracts a variety of market participants and creates innovative
products and services to match international demand. 

'As Bursa Malaysia becomes one of the leading centers for trading in the
region, attracting new IPOs and meeting Islamic finance demands, NASDAQ OMX is
dedicated to working with the Malaysian exchange to further grow the dynamic
ASEAN market,' said Lars Ottersgard, Senior Vice President, Market Technology,

About Bursa Malaysia

Bursa Malaysia is an approved exchange holding company under Section 15 of the
Capital Markets and Services Act 2007. A public company limited by shares under
the Companies Act 1965, Bursa Malaysia operates a fully-integrated exchange,
offering equities, derivatives, offshore, bonds as well as Islamic products,
and provides a diverse range of investment choices globally. 

Bursa Malaysia Securities regulates and operates the securities trading
activities in Malaysia, a stock market with more than 900 companies across 60
economic activities. Companies from the economic sectors are listed either on
the Main Market for large-cap established companies, or on the ACE Market for
emerging companies of all sizes. The Exchange adopts the FTSE Bursa Malaysia
KLCI values as its main index. 

For more information on Bursa Malaysia, visit www.bursamalaysia.com.


NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology,
information and public company services across six continents. Through its
diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize
and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies
that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital
markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its
technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and approximately
1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than
3,300 listed companies with a market value of over $7 trillion and more than
10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. 

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
X-Stream INET and NASDAQ OMX's other 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


         CONTACT: NASDAQ OMX Media Contact:
         Ryan Wells
         +1 (212) 231-5541 (office)
         +1 (646) 581-4286 (mobile)
         Bursa Malaysia Media Contact:
         Sharon Hui
         +60 3 2034 7659 (office)
         +60 3 2732 0069 (fax)
News Source: NASDAQ OMX

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Language:    English                     
Company:     The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.  
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