Annual Changes to the NASDAQ OMX Global Water Index

Annual Changes to the NASDAQ OMX Global Water Index

NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq:NDAQ), parent of the world's first electronic stock market and a
leading index provider, today announced the results of the annual evaluation
of the NASDAQ OMX Global Water Index (Nasdaq:GRNWATERL), which will become
effective prior to market open on Monday, June 23, 2014.

The following two securities will be added to the Index: SIIC Environment
Holdings Ltd. (SP:SIIC) and The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC)

The NASDAQ OMX Global Water Index is designed to track the performance of the
companies creating products that conserve and purify water for homes,
businesses, and industries. The Index is weighted in such a manner as to
enhance the underlying liquidity and increase the tradability of the Index

As a result of the evaluation, the following two securities will be removed
from the Index: Ebara Jitsugyo Co Ltd. (JP:6328) and Aqua America, Inc.

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available via NASDAQ OMX Global Index Watch and NASDAQ OMX Global Index Data

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purposes only, and nothing contained herein should be construed as investment
advice, either on behalf of a particular financial product or an overall
investment strategy. Neither The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. nor any of its
affiliates makes any recommendation to buy or sell any financial product or
any representation about the financial condition of any company or fund.
Statements regarding NASDAQ's proprietary indexes are not guarantees of future
performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or
implied. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Investors
should undertake their own due diligence and carefully evaluate companies


CONTACT: Media Contacts:
         Joseph Christinat, NASDAQ OMX
         Josh Machiz, NASDAQ OMX
         Issuer & Investor Contact:
         Natasha Selzer, NASDAQ OMX

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