Xinhua News Agency, New York, February 4th The New York Nasdaq Stock Exchange held a special opening bell ringing ceremony on the 4th to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year.
At 9:30 in the morning, Huang Ping, Consul General of the People's Republic of China in New York, pressed the electronic button to ring the Nasdaq opening bell. In his speech, Huang Ping said that 2019 is the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the United States. The development of bilateral relations in the past 40 years has brought tangible benefits to the people of the two countries and the world.
Nasdaq Stock Exchange President Nelson Griggs said at the ceremony that there are currently 134 Chinese companies listed on the NASDAQ, and their entrepreneurial spirit is the source of sustainable economic development.
On the same day, the Nasdaq Stock Exchange's giant electronic screen on Times Square in New York constantly flashed the words and pictures showing Happy Chinese New Year to welcome the Lunar Year of the Pig.