Launch of BX Options, Nasdaq’s third U.S. options exchange.
Nasdaq is the first exchange to launch a financial website: www.nasdaq.com.
Nasdaq launches a new electronic closing process, the Nasdaq Closing Cross, which provides the industry with even greater certainty in pricing major transactions and daily mutual fund Net Asset Values. Today, markets around the world rely on the Closing Cross to set the Nasdaq Official Closing Price (NOCP) for U.S.-listed securities.
Nasdaq acquires the Boston Stock Exchange, the third-oldest exchange in the U.S., and rebuilds the platform on INET technology to create Nasdaq BX, which launches in January 2009.
Nasdaq acquires the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, the leading U.S. equity options exchange, drastically expanding its options footprint.
NASDAQ acquires eSpeed, the first electronic platform for trading U.S. Treasuries.
messages per second
Nasdaq acquires INET,
a cutting-edge electronic trading platform.
Today, Nasdaq's technology sustains a throughput of over 1,000,000 messages per second with 99.99% uptime.
Nasdaq launches Nasdaq
Futures, Inc. (NFX) Exchange.
The platform offers futures and
options on oil, natural gas, and
U.S. power benchmarks.
Innovation and technology leadership are in
Nasdaq’s DNA. They’re part of Nasdaq’s
relentless commitment to lead the industry into
the next frontier and beyond.
Nasdaq invents electronic trading
and the modern IPO – initiating
the all-electronic trading era and ultimately attracting high-growth companies such as Google, Starbucks, Qualcomm, and Intel.
A Brief Timeline
Nasdaq merges with OMX, a leading exchange operator in the Nordics, to diversify and expand its global footprint, and changes its name to
The NASDAQ OMX Group.
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Powering 1 in 10 securities globally, Nasdaq’s award-winning technology is proven in more than 100 marketplaces in 50 countries. Here is a look at Nasdaq’s history of innovations.
Launch of The Nasdaq Options Market, a price/time priority U.S. options exchange.
Nasdaq’s commitment to technology includes partnering with the world’s most inventive and ground-breaking companies.
Acquisition of Brut, LLC, allows Nasdaq to route orders via an internal broker-dealer to multiple liquidity pools and improve FIX connectivity.
PHLX Options rolls out INET platform and propels Nasdaq to the #1 position it still holds today in U.S. equity options. Utilizes INET technology to re-platform the equities license from the Philadelphia Stock Exchange to launch Nasdaq PSX.
Nasdaq launches IPO Indicator and IPO Book Viewer to improve the IPO process.
Nasdaq is the first U.S. exchange to apply FPGA technology to market-data distribution.
Nasdaq is the first to offer long-haul wireless connectivity using
microwave technology to deliver market data 40% to 50% faster
than the fastest fiber optic networks.
Nasdaq expects to become the first major
exchange operator to use the technology behind
bitcoin, and will continue to explore blockchain
technologies’ applicability to financial markets.