First Trust to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell in Celebration of ETF Launch
ADVISORY, Aug. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
First Trust (FFA) will visit the NASDAQ Market Site in New York City's Times Square to celebrate the listing of two new exchange traded funds. On Tuesday, August 14th, 2012, the NASDAQ Stock Market will list and begin trading the First Trust NASDAQ Technology Dividend Index Fund and the Multi-Asset Diversified Income Index Fund.
In honor of the occasion, Andrew C. Subramanian, Senior Vice President of First Trust, will ring the Opening Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite 4 Times Square 43rd & Broadway Broadcast Studio
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About First Trust:
First Trust Portfolios L.P. and its affiliate, First Trust Advisors L.P., are privately-held investment services companies which were established in 1991. The firms provide a broad range of investment products and services that help financial advisors, registered investment advisors and other third-party asset managers meet the financial needs and objectives of their clients. As of July 31, 2012, the firms had assets under management or supervision of over $56 billion through closed-end funds, unit investment trusts, mutual funds, separate managed accounts and exchange-traded funds. For more information, visit www.ftportfolios.com .
About NASDAQ OMX:
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 24 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 99.999% 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 3,400 listed companies worth $6.2 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 the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com . Follow us on Facebook ( http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ ) and Twitter ( http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx ). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)
Source: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. 2012 GlobeNewswire, Inc.