UPDATE: NASDAQ Stock Market to be Closed on Tuesday

, parent of the world's first electronic stock market, today announced The NASDAQ Stock Market and other NASDAQ OMX-owned U.S exchanges and markets and the FINRA/NASDAQ Trade Reporting Facility (TRF) will be closed for business on Tuesday, October 30. All other NASDAQ OMX exchanges outside the U.S. will be open for business on Tuesday as scheduled. At this time, we expect all NASDAQ OMX-owned U.S. exchanges and markets and the TRF will open as normal on Wednesday, October 31st. Additional information will be communicated shortly. The following NASDAQ OMX U.S. exchanges and markets and the FINRA/NASDAQ Trade Reporting Facility will be closed on Tuesday due to Hurricane Sandy: The NASDAQ Stock Market NASDAQ OMX BX NASDAQ OMX PSX The NASDAQ Options Market NASDAQ OMX PHLX NASDAQ OMX BX Options The NASDAQ OMX Futures Exchange NASDAQ OMX Commodities Clearing Company (NOCC) FINRA/NASDAQ Trade Reporting Facility (ACT) The decision was made in consultation with regulators, including the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), other U.S. exchanges and government officials. Safety, market continuity and a variety of factors related to Hurricane Sandy were carefully considered, including the state of emergencies declared by New York City, New York State and other state and
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