NEW YORK, June 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced today that all required regulatory and self-regulatory approvals have been obtained for the previously announced sale of its U.S. fixed income business, Nasdaq Fixed Income (NFI), to Tradeweb Markets Inc. (Nasdaq: TW), a leading global operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets.
Nasdaq expects the closing of the proposed NFI transaction to occur on or around June 25, 2021.
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