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Nasdaq definition

Founded in 1971, Nasdaq is best known as one of the world’s biggest equity exchanges. It was one of the first all-electronic exchanges and has attracted the listings of some of the biggest technical companies in the world including Microsoft, Apple, Intel, Cisco, and Oracle.

Nasdaq definition

Founded in 1971, Nasdaq is best known as one of the world’s biggest  equity exchanges. It was one of the first all-electronic exchanges and has attracted the listings of some of the biggest technical companies in the world including Microsoft, Apple, Intel, Cisco, and Oracle.

It is now part of The Nasdaq OMX Group, after Nasdaq merged with Nordic exchange operator OMX in 2007. The group has diversified its offering, buying index provider and analytics group Dorsey, Wright & Associates in 2015 and Thomson Reuters’ investor relations and mulitimedia businesses in 2013.

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