S&P Dow Jones Indices Will Not Calculate and Publish U.S. Equity Indices on Monday, October 29, 2012 and Pending Confirmation on Tuesday, October 30, 2012

New York, October 29, 2012 - S&P Dow Jones Indices (“SPDJI”) has announced this morning that it will not calculate and publish U.S. market equity indices on Monday, October 29, 2012 and pending confirmation on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. Global equity indices will be calculated and published but retain pricing for U.S. constituents as of Friday, October 26, 2012. As per the below notices issued by NASDAQ and NYSE Euronext, the exchanges will be closed as a result of Hurricane Sandy:

markets.nyx.com/nyse/market-status/view/11506

www.nasdaq.com/article/the-nasdaq-stock-market-and-other-nasdaq-omx-owned-us-exchanges-will-be-closed-onmonday-and-pend-20121028-00111

The S&P GSCI and Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Indices are not impacted by these announcements and will continue to be calculated and published as usual.

We will continue to provide information as soon as it becomes available.

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