SOURCE: NASDAQ

March 27, 2006 12:00 ET

World Economic Forum Founder and Executive Chairman to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

-- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 27, 2006 --


What:

Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, will preside over the closing bell, with Jean-Pierre Rosso, Chairman, World Economic Forum USA Inc.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite -- 4 Times Square -- 43rd & Broadway -- Broadcast Studio

When:

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006 at 4:00 p.m. EST

Feed Information:

The closing bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA-6 C-band/transponder 17. The downlink frequency is 4040 Vertical; Audio 6.2-6.8. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Lowenthal at (646) 441-5220.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About World Economic Forum:

The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging leaders in partnerships to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Incorporated as a foundation in 1971, and based in Geneva, Switzerland, the World Economic Forum is impartial and not-for-profit; it is tied to no political, partisan or national interests. The Forum is under the supervision of the Swiss Federal Government.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:

    Isabelle Tornare
    Senior Media Manager
    World Economic Forum
    Tel: + 41 (0) 22 869 14 90
    Fax: + 41 (0) 22 869 13 94
    Email Contact

    NASDAQ MarketSite:
    Stephanie Lowenthal
    646.441.5220