The president of EximBank opened NYSE Euronext

Bucharest, February 17, 2011 – Ionut Costea, president of EximBank, opened today in Brussels the FOREX trading of NYSE Euronext – one of the most conspicuous stock exchange groups in the world.

“I feel particularly honored by the invitation extended to me to open this dealing today. I truly hope that stocks developed by companies run by Romanian entrepreneurs shall also be dealt with in this very place in the near future”, declared the president of EximBank opening the ceremony.

NYSE Euronext, set up in 2007 through the merger of NYSE with the Pan-European stock exchange operator Euronext, owns the New York Stock Exchange and other stock exchange groups in Belgium, France, UK, The Netherlands and Portugal. Presently, the German Stock Exchange Deutsche Boerse is being involved in advanced proceedings for taking over NYSE Euronext, which shall result in the largest operator in the capital market worldwide.