TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - August 2014

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

TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced August 2014 trading statistics for its marketplaces – Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha, Montreal Exchange (MX) and NGX.

Total TMX equities trading volume in August 2014 decreased 7% compared to the previous month, and decreased 11% compared to the same month a year earlier. Trading volume on Toronto Stock Exchange in August 2014 decreased 13% compared to the previous month, and decreased 16% compared to August 2013.  Volume on TSX Venture Exchange increased 7% in August 2014 compared to the previous month, but decreased 2% compared to August 2013.  Trading volume on TMX Select in August 2014 decreased 26% compared to the previous month, but increased 56% compared to August 2013.  Alpha trading volume in August 2014 decreased 5% compared to the previous month, and decreased 17% compared to the same month a year earlier. 

In August 2014, volume on MX decreased 2% compared to the previous month, but increased 4% compared to the same month a year earlier.  The level of open interest contracts at the end of August 2014 was essentially flat compared to the end of July 2014, and increased 5% compared to the end of August 2013. 

Volume on NGX in August 2014 decreased 15% compared to July 2014, and decreased 22% compared to August 2013.

All TMX Equities Marketplaces


August 2014

July 2014

August  2013

Volume

9,445,486,552

10,164,265,862

10,564,071,147

Value

$106,746,670,037

$118,715,320,768

$103,636,794,140

Transactions

18,895,460

20,836,531

19,283,338





Daily Averages




Volume

472.3 million

462.0 million

503.1 million

Value

$5,337.3 million

$5,396.2 million

$4,935.1 million

Transactions

944,773

947,115

918,254

Year-to-date Statistics


2014

2013

% Change

Volume

91,941,395,841^

94,606,000,285

-2.8

Value

$950,972,997,477

$983,684,387,169

-3.3

Transactions

166,208,437

160,530,349

+3.5





Daily Averages




Volume

550.5 million^

563.1 million

-2.1

Value

$5,694.4 million

$5,855.3 million

-2.7

Transactions

995,260

955,538

+4.2

^ revised

Toronto Stock Exchange


August  2014

July 2014

August 2013

Volume

5,155,725,879

5,920,099,236

6,107,709,678

Value

$86,193,736,740

$95,967,932,753

$86,421,185,024

Transactions

13,418,950

14,845,137

14,492,012

S&P/TSX Composite Index Close

15,625.73

15,330.74

12,653.90





Daily Averages




Volume

257.8 million

269.1 million

290.8 million

Value

$4,309.7 million

$4,362.2 million

$4,115.3 million

Transactions

670,948

674,779

690,096

Year-to-date Statistics


2014

2013

% Change

Volume

50,780,644,354

53,086,967,654

-4.3

Value

$768,804,386,681

$789,896,159,468

-2.7

Transactions

117,271,870

113,588,086

+3.2





Daily Averages




Volume

304.1 million

316.0 million

-3.8

Value

$4,603.6 million

$4,701.8 million

-2.1

Transactions

702,227

676,120

+3.9

TSX Venture Exchange


August 2014

July 2014

August 2013

Volume

2,927,576,217

2,730,304,136

2,973,657,405

Value

$1,230,706,261

$1,157,469,516

$1,001,598,996

Transactions

457,318

442,784

423,461

S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close

1,023.99

1,001.52

939.31





Daily Averages




Volume

146.4 million

124.1 million

141.6 million

Value

$61.5 million

$52.6 million

$47.7 million

Transactions

22,866

20,127

20,165

Year-to-date Statistics


2014

2013

% Change  

Volume

27,153,425,919

24,351,194,808

+11.5

Value

$11,158,522,195

$8,972,265,901

+24.4

Transactions

4,188,099

3,669,948

+14.1





Daily Averages




Volume

162.6 million

144.9 million

+12.2

Value

$66.8 million

$53.4 million

+25.1

Transactions

25,078

21,845

+14.8

TMX Select


August 2014

July 2014

August 2013

Volume

271,543,500

366,874,900

174,090,300

Value

$3,355,636,089

$4,581,244,655

$1,747,031,024

Transactions

979,491

1,183,595

471,725





Daily Averages




Volume

13.6 million

16.7 million

8.3 million

Value

$167.8 million

$208.2 million

$83.2 million

Transactions

48,975

53,800

22,463

Year-to-date Statistics


2014

2013

% Change 

Volume

2,715,717,200

1,872,250,600

+45.1

Value

$27,607,042,207

$23,007,144,958

+20.0

Transactions

6,837,860

5,442,949

+25.6





Daily Averages




Volume

16.3 million

11.1 million

+46.8

Value

$165.3 million

$136.9 million

+20.7

Transactions

40,945

32,399

+26.4

Alpha


August 2014

July 2014

August 2013

Volume

1,090,640,956

1,146,987,590

1,308,613,764

Value

$15,966,590,947

$17,008,673,844

$14,466,979,096

Transactions

4,039,701

4,365,015

3,896,140





Daily Averages




Volume

54.5 million

52.1 million

62.3 million

Value

$798.3 million

$773.1 million

$688.9 million

Transactions

201,985

198,410

185,530

Year-to-date Statistics


2014

2013

% Change 

Volume

11,291,608,368^

15,295,587,223

-26.2

Value

$143,403,046,394

$161,808,816,842

-11.4

Transactions

37,910,608

37,829,366

+0.2





Daily Averages




Volume

67.6 million^

91.0 million

-25.1

Value

$858.7 million

$963.1 million

-10.8

Transactions

227,010

225,175

+0.8

^ revised

Montreal Exchange


August 2014

July 2014

August 2013

Derivatives Volume (Contracts)

5,271,609

5,373,003

5,054,926

Open Interest (Contracts)

4,984,703

5,003,636

4,755,030

Year-to-date Statistics


2014

2013

% Change

Volume (Contracts)

44,362,916

44,755,458

-0.9

Open Interest (Contracts)

4,984,703

4,755,030

+4.8

NGX*


August  2014

July 2014

August 2013

Energy Volume* (Terajoules)

775,144

912,159

1,000,095^

Year-to-date Statistics


2014

2013

% Change

Energy Volume* (Terajoules)

8,543,585

8,344,430^

+2.4^

*NGX Total Energy Volume includes trading and clearing in natural gas, crude oil and electricity.
^ revised

All figures are as of August 31, 2014.  Because certain trades do not settle on the trade date, figures may be subject to change until all August trades are finalized. The previous month's data has been updated to reflect known trade corrections. 

TMX Group does not guarantee either the completeness or 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 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, Montréal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, NGX, 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 (Montréal, 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.

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