Montreal Exchange Achieves New Trading Records

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.

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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 our website at www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup.

SOURCE Toronto Stock Exchange

For further information:

Aimee Paget
Communications Specialist
TMX Group
416-947-4685
aimee.paget@tmx.com


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