Montreal Exchange Achieves New Volume Records

MONTREAL, Feb. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced that Montreal Exchange (MX) achieved two new volume records.

A new overall volume record of 701,657 contracts traded on February 15, 2013, surpassing the old record of 552,869 contracts established on February 22, 2007.

MX also achieved a volume record of 334,004 contracts traded for options on exchange-traded-funds (ETFs) on February 15, 2013, surpassing the old record of 208,832 contracts established on June 15, 2010.

About TMX Group (TSX:X) 

TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses 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, BOX Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, depository services, 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: TSX Venture Exchange

For further information:

Catherine Kee
Manager, Corporate Communications
TMX Group
416-814-8834
catherine.kee@tmx.com