MONTREAL, Jan. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Montreal Exchange today announced that
it achieved two new daily records.
Daily open interest reached 5,401,436 contracts on January 19, 2012,
surpassing the previous record of 5,325,519 contracts that was achieved
on January 18, 2012.
A new overall daily volume record of 346,497 contracts was also
established for equity and ETF options on January 20, 2012, surpassing
the previous record of 287,593 contracts that was established on
December 17, 2010.
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, Montreal
Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas
Exchange, Boston Options Exchange (BOX), 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 (Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well
as in London and Beijing. For more information about TMX Group, visit
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SOURCE Toronto Stock Exchange
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