TMX Group - Consolidated Trading Statistics January 2011

Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, Montreal Exchange, NGX

TORONTO, Feb. 2 /CNW/ - TMX Group Inc. today announced January 2011 trading statistics for its diversified group of exchanges - Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, Montreal Exchange (MX) and Natural Gas Exchange (NGX).

Highlights

In January 2011, both Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange experienced increases in trading.  Volume on Toronto Stock Exchange increased 6% over December 2010. Volume was up significantly on a year-over-year basis as well, with a 17% increase compared to January 2010. Transactions on the Exchange were also up, both compared to December 2010 and compared to January 2010, with increases of 8% and 23% respectively.

TSX Venture Exchange experienced increases in all measures in January 2011.  Trading volume was up slightly compared to the previous month and up 53% over January 2010. Transactions increased 5% compared to December 2010 and 81% compared to January 2010.

Volume on MX increased 6% over the previous month and 46% compared to January 2010. Open interest was down slightly in January 2011 compared to December 2010, however it was up 18% compared to January 2010.

In January 2011, volume on NGX increased by 9% over the previous month; on a year-over-year basis, volume was up 31% compared to January 2010.

Toronto Stock Exchange

  January 2011 December 2010 January 2010
Volume 10,272,787,459 9,688,458,799 8,760,933,904
Value $133,631,919,750 $126,874,204,520 101,818,878,331
Transactions 17,167,229 15,888,369 14,018,142
S&P/TSX Composite Index Close 13,551.99 13,443.22 11,094.31
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 513.6 million 472.6 million 438.0 million
Value $6,681.6 million $6,189.0 million $5,090.9 million
Transactions 858,361 775,042 700,907

Year-to-date Statistics

  2011 2010 % Change
Volume 10,272,787,459 8,760,933,904 +17.3
Value $133,631,919,750 101,818,878,331 +31.2
Transactions 17,167,229 14,018,142 +22.5
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 513.6 million 438.0 million +17.3
Value $6,681.6 million $5,090.9 million +31.2
Transactions 858,361 700,907 +22.5

TSX Venture Exchange

  January 2011 December 2010 January 2010
Volume 8,300,843,136 8,149,052,148 5,433,429,050
Value $5,208,861,673 $4,588,986,695 $2,605,859,847
Transactions 1,306,754 1,243,502 722,898
S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close 2,274.55                      2,287.85 1,492.15
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 415.0 million 397.5 million 271.7 million
Value             $260.4 million              $223.9 million $130.3 million
Transactions 65,338                         60,659 36,145

Year-to-date Statistics

  2011 2010 % Change
Volume 8,300,843,136            5,433,429,050 +52.8
Value           $5,208,861,673          $2,605,859,847 +99.9
Transactions 1,306,754                      722,898 +80.8
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 415.0 million              271.7  million +52.8
Value $260.4 million            $130.3  million +99.9
Transactions 65,338                        36,145 +80.8

Montreal Exchange

  January  2011 December 2010 January 2010
Volume (Contracts) 4,249,415 4,004,837 2,906,941
Open Interest (Contracts) 3,460,832 3,591,754 2,946,190

Year-to-date Statistics

  2011 2010 % Change
Volume (Contracts) 4,249,415 2,906,941 +46.2
Open Interest (Contracts) 3,460,832 2,946,190 +17.5

NGX

  January  2011 December 2010 January 2010
Total Energy Volume* (Terajoules) 1,412,133 1,299,197 1,078,839

Year-to-date Statistics

  2011 2010 % Change
Total Energy Volume* (Terajoules) 1,412,133 1,078,839 +31

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

All figures are as of January 31, 2011.  Because trades have a three-day settlement, figures may be subject to change until all January 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, Montreal Exchange, Natural Gas Exchange, Boston Options Exchange (BOX), Shorcan, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide trading markets, clearing facilities, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto with offices in Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver.  For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com.

SOURCE TSX Venture Exchange

For further information:

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


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