Chairman Mao’s wax doppelganger is probably turning over in its glass case. This Tuesday evening, April 3rd, at 9:30 p.m. local time, NASDAQ President and CEO Bob Greifeld, US Ambassador to China Clark T. Randt, along with representatives from NASDAQ listed Chinese companies will ring the opening bell remotely from … you guessed it …The Great Hall of the People. Meanwhile, back in the US, NASDAQ executives and PRC Consul General in New York Liu Beiwei will host a reception at NASDAQ Tower in Time Square to mark the occasion — no word whether fried dumplings will be served.
In a 5W styled memo, NASDAQ described the special ceremony was designed to …
Celebrate its (NASDAQ’s) listed companies in the region as well as the burgeoning economy and global prominence of the Chinese market
Shanghaiist couldn’t agree more. Oh yes, The Great Hall of the People and American imperialist capital market, a match made in heaven indeed.