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TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - October 2012

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Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha, Montreal Exchange, NGX

TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced October 2012 trading statistics for its diversified group of exchanges - Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, Montreal Exchange (MX), Natural Gas Exchange (NGX), TMX Select and Alpha.

TSX Venture Exchange experienced an 11% increase in volume in October 2012 from September 2012 and was up 3% compared to the same month a year earlier.

Volume on Toronto Stock Exchange was down 8% compared to September 2012 and was down 26% compared to October 2011.

Volume on TMX Select in October 2012 fell 11% compared to September 2012, and was down 50% compared to October 2011.  Trading volume on Alpha in October 2012 was down 1% from the previous month and down 35% compared to October 2011.

In October 2012, trading volume on MX increased 1% from September 2012 and was up 13% from October 2011. Open interest at the end of October 2012 fell 3% from the end of September 2012, though increased 15% from the end of October 2011.

NGX experienced a 26% increase in volume in October 2012 compared to September 2012 and was down 7% compared to October 2011.

Toronto Stock Exchange

  October 2012 September 2012 October 2011
Volume 6,202,202,231 6,771,170,797 8,417,993,262
Value $89,763,396,957 $97,931,996,853 $114,207,895,469
Transactions 12,505,835 13,339,675 18,557,553
S&P/TSX Composite Index Close 12,422.91 12,317.46 12,252.06
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 281.9 million 356.4 million 420.9 million
Value $4,080.2 million $5,154.3 million $5,710.4 million
Transactions 568,447 702,088 927,878

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % Change
Volume 69,595,887,958 87,912,424,410 -20.8
Value $1,009,158,255,165 $1,259,761,997,524 -19.9
Transactions 151,865,840 175,424,567 -13.4
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 331.4 million 422.7 million -21.6
Value $4,805.5 million $6,056.5 million -20.7
Transactions 723,171 843,387 -14.3

TSX Venture Exchange

  October 2012 September 2012 October 2011
Volume 3,844,028,898 3,472,684,202 3,742,689,034
Value $1,942,057,614 $1,780,044,208 $1,895,669,523
Transactions 689,088 683,361 729,230
S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close 1,314.48 1,334.51 1,614.90
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 174.7 million 182.8 million           187.1 million
Value                $88.3 million                $93.7 million           $94.8 million
Transactions 31,322 35,966 36,462

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % Change
Volume 37,007,805,916 56,960,727,791 -35.0
Value         $20,676,342,573 $39,038,054,025 -47.0
Transactions 7,559,348 11,839,185 -36.1
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 176.2 million 273.8 million  -35.6
Value $98.5 million $187.7 million                        -47.5
Transactions 35,997 56,919                        -36.8

TMX Select*

  October 2012 September 2012 October 2011
Volume 143,619,200 160,781,100 289,829,000
Value $1,620,742,669 $1,556,025,361 $2,273,407,300
Transactions 416,650 404,053 487,015
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 6.5 million 8.5 million 14.5 million
Value $73.7 million $81.9 million $113.7 million
Transactions 18,939 21,266 24,351

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % Change 
Volume 2,031,706,900 780,115,300 N/A
Value $23,745,405,663 $6,834,330,709 N/A
Transactions 5,418,215 1,635,293 N/A
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 9.7 million 10.0 million N/A
Value $113.1 million $87.6 million N/A
Transactions 25,801 20,965 N/A

Alpha

  October 2012 September 2012 October 2011
Volume 2,528,501,666 2,552,470,731 3,885,010,355
Value $25,925,788,974 $26,947,544,323 $31,705,919,445
Transactions 5,091,935 5,030,771 6,140,350
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 114.9 million 134.3 million 194.3 million
Value $1,178.4 million $1,418.3 million $1,585.3 million
Transactions 231,452 264,777 307,018

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % Change 
Volume 27,463,664,158 43,857,226,101 -37.4
Value $290,324,085,161 $357,452,772,403 -18.8
Transactions 53,905,984 60,257,104 -10.5
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 130.8 million 210.9 million -38.0
Value $1,382.5 million $1,718.5 million -19.6
Transactions 256,695 289,698 -11.4

Montreal Exchange

  October 2012 September 2012 October 2011
Volume (Contracts) 5,157,629 5,108,680 4,547,480
Open Interest (Contracts) 4,613,583 4,735,409 4,003,469

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % Change
Volume (Contracts) 54,679,105 52,129,000 +4.9
Open Interest (Contracts) 4,613,583 4,003,469 +15.2

NGX**

  October 2012 September 2012 October 2011
Total Energy Volume** (Terajoules) 1,342,477 1,062,940 1,436,483

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % Change
Total Energy Volume* (Terajoules) 12,208,286 12,642,664 -3.4

* Commenced July 11, 2011
**NGX Total Energy Volume includes trading and clearing in natural gas, crude oil and electricity.

All figures are as of October 31, 2012.  Because trades have a three-day settlement, figures may be subject to change until all October trades are finalized. The previous month's data has been updated to reflect known trade corrections.

TMX Group guarantees neither the completeness nor the accuracy of this information. The information contained in this media release is provided for informational purposes only and you agree not to rely upon the information contained in this media release for any trading, business, or financial purposes.  By using this media release, you expressly agree to the condition that TMX Group assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or inaccuracies in this media release.

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About TMX Group (TSX:X)

TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha Group, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montreal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas Exchange, Boston Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, data products and other services to the global financial community.  TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across Canada (Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing and Sydney.  For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com.  Follow TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup

 

 

 

SOURCE TMX Group Inc.

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