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PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley will ring the iconic bell at the Nasdaq Stock Market in New York City today to signify the start of trading.

Nasdaq is the second biggest stock exchange in the world, with about 3,500 companies listed on it. The ringing of the gong is an honour normally bestowed on distinguished visitors and personalities. And the event is expected to be broadcast live on Bloomberg television at 9 a.m.

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