Nasdaq, Inc.
Aug 5, 2008

July Statistics Report From the OMX Nordic Exchange

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug 5, 2008 (PrimeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced consolidated market performance statistics for its Nordic exchanges for the month of July 2008.

Share Trading in July

The value of average daily share trading amounted to EUR 3.2 billion, as compared to EUR 4.6 billion during the past 12-month period. The average number of trades per business day amounted to 187,122, as compared to 210,044 during the past 12-month period. The total market cap of listed companies at OMX Nordic Exchange amounted to EUR 693 billion, compared to EUR 1,095 billion in July 2007.



 Most traded companies             Most active members in cash trading
                Daily turnover,                     Market share, by
                MEUR                                turnover, %
 Large Cap        Jul      Jun      Large Cap         Jul       Jun
 Nokia Oyj       443.5     505.9    SEB Enskilda AB   12.0      8.6
 SCANIA AB       146.1      29.3    Morgan Stanley     5.9      5.8
 Ericsson                           Glitnir            5.1      4.9
  Telefonab. LM  145.8     162.3

 Mid Cap                            Mid Cap
 Eniro             8.7      10.6    SEB Enskilda AB   10.4     10.4
 Tanganyika                         Carnegie           6.2      8.1
  Oil Corp.        5.3       7.7    SHB AB             5.6      7.0
 SAS AB            5.1       4.3

 Small Cap                          Small Cap
 EDB Gruppen A/S  2.10      0.02    Nordea Bank       17.8      2.6
 EpiCept                            Danmark  Avanza    8.4     10.2
  Corporation     0.78      0.13    SEB Enskilda AB    8.1      8.2
 Gunnebo
  Industrier      0.55      0.09

 First North                        First North
 Black Earth                        Avanza            10.9      9.5
  Farming Ltd      2.0       2.3

Derivatives Trading

The average daily trading volume in derivative products amounted to 564,704 contracts, as compared to 675,422 contracts during the past 12-month period. The average daily trading volume in share products was 252,675 contracts, as compared to 330,097 contracts during the past 12 month period. The average daily trading volume in index products were 239,718 contracts, compared to 233,911 contracts during the past 12-month period. Fixed-income derivatives traded 72,311 contracts, compared to 111,414 contracts during the past 12-month period.



 Listings and Members
 There was 1 IPO on Main Market and 1 IPO on First North during July.


 Number of            New, this        New, YTD           Total No of
 Companies            month

 Main market                  1               9                 719(1)
 First North                  1              10                 128

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 Bonds                      112             722               5 130
 Covered warrants           461           3 624               2 509

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 Members                      2(3)            3(3)              161(2)
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 (1) Excluding 11 multiple listings
 (2) Unique members, excluding 201 members that are members of more
     than one exchange
 (3) Unique new members

For more detailed statistics on NASDAQ OMX exchanges in the Nordic region, including national figures, visit http://media.primezone.com/cache/6948/file/5919.pdf

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SOURCE: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
         Jonas Rodny
         +46 8 405 72 67
         jonas.rodny@nasdaqomx.com

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