Published: 2010-01-14 13:00:00 CET
NASDAQ OMX Nordic - Investor News
Semi-annual review of OMX Helsinki 25 index
Semi-annual review of OMX Helsinki 25 index                   


Helsinki, January 14, 2010 - The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. ("NASDAQ") (Nasdaq:NDAQ)
announced today the results of the semi-annual review of the OMX Helsinki 25    
index (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki: OMXH25), which will become effective with the market
open on Monday, February 1, 2010.                                               

As a result of the review Kemira Oyj will replace Talvivaara Mining Company Plc 
in the OMXH25 index.                                                            

The OMX Helsinki 25 index is the leading equity index for the Finnish market    
including the 25 most traded Blue chip companies on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. The    
combination of limited number of constituents and liquidity screening provides  
the investors with an attractive tool for Finnish exposure. The semi-annual     
review is effective the first trading day in February and August. The index has 
been calculated since 1988 and has a base value of 500. The closing index value 
on January 13, 2010 was 2 061,91.                                               

The OMX Helsinki 25 index constituents after review effective February 1, 2010  
are:                                                                            

Cargotec Corporation                                                            
Elisa Corporation                                                               
Fortum Corporation                                                              
Kemira Oyj                                                                      
Kesko Corporation B                                                             
KONE Corporation                                                                
Konecranes Plc                                                                  
Metso Corporation                                                               
Neste Oil Corporation                                                           
Nokia Corporation                                                               
Nokian Tyres Plc                                                                
Nordea Bank AB (publ) FDR                                                       
Orion Corporation B                                                             
Outokumpu Oyj                                                                   
Outotec Oyj                                                                     
Pohjola Bank Plc A                                                              
Rautaruukki Corporation                                                         
Sampo Plc A                                                                     
Sanoma Corporation                                                              
Stora Enso Oyj R                                                                
TeliaSonera AB                                                                  
Tieto Corporation                                                               
UPM-Kymmene Corporation                                                         
Wärtsilä Corporation                                                            
YIT Corporation                                                                 


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Media Contacts:                                                                 
Anu Ilvonen                                                                     
+358 9 6166 7206                                                                
anu.ilvonen@nasdaqomx.com                                                       

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