TMX Group - Consolidated Trading Statistics June 2012

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

TORONTO, July 4, 2012 /CNW/ - TMX Group Inc. today announced June 2012 trading statistics for its diversified group of exchanges - Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, Montreal Exchange (MX) and Natural Gas Exchange (NGX), as well as TMX Select, TMX Group's alternative trading system.

MX achieved a trading volume record in Q2 2012 with 17,877,583 contracts traded, which surpassed the previous record of 16,758,247 contracts traded that was established in Q3 2011. MX experienced a 19% decrease in volume in June 2012 from May 2012, and was down 11% compared to June 2011. Open interest at the end of June 2012 was down 2% compared to the end of May 2012, though it was up 6% compared to the end of June 2011.

Toronto Stock Exchange experienced a 3% decrease in trading volume in June 2012 compared to May 2012; volume was down 18% compared to June 2011. Volume on TSX Venture Exchange decreased 18% from May 2012 and was down 32% from June 2011.

Volume on NGX was down 21% compared to May 2012, and was down 9% compared to the same month a year earlier.

Toronto Stock Exchange

  June 2012 May 2012 June 2011
Volume 6,977,504,812 7,171,270,525 8,489,153,556
Value $101,370,214,901 $100,990,834,596 $120,771,905,179
Transactions 15,798,467 16,556,003 16,847,779
S&P/TSX Composite Index Close 11,596.56 11,513.21 13,300.87
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 332.3 million 326.0 million 385.9 million
Value $4,827.2 million $4,590.5 million $5,489.6 million
Transactions 752,308 752,546 765,808

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % Change
Volume 45,197,157,471 54,919,566,209 -17.7
Value $650,675,187,275 $773,822,066,003 -15.9
Transactions 100,761,602 100,872,373 -0.1
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 358.7 million 439.4 million -18.4
Value $5,164.1 million $6,190.6 million -16.6
Transactions 799,695 806,979 -0.9

TSX Venture Exchange

  June 2012 May 2012 June 2011
Volume 2,758,352,080 3,346,100,690 4,076,672,536
Value $1,556,300,324 $1,994,924,998 $2,880,209,256
Transactions 587,525 766,628 987,154
S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close 1,190.99 1,289.73 1,904.18
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 131.4 million 152.1 million            185.3 million
Value                $74.1 million               $90.7 million         $130.9 million
Transactions 27,977 34,847 44,871

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % Change
Volume 24,046,739,878 41,598,512,561 -42.2
Value         $14,340,156,822 $29,688,573,228 -51.7
Transactions 5,059,107 8,365,572 -39.5
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 190.8 million 332.8 million -42.7
Value $113.8 million $237.5 million                        -52.1
Transactions 40,152 66,925                        -40.0

TMX Select*

  June 2012 May 2012 June 2011
Volume 210,087,900 237,283,600 N/A
Value $2,521,203,037 $2,616,874,105 N/A
Transactions 564,337 681,948 N/A
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 10.0 million 10.8 million N/A
Value $120.1 million $118.9 million N/A
Transactions 26,873 30,998 N/A

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % Change 
Volume 1,432,708,200 N/A N/A
Value $17,200,718,445 N/A N/A
Transactions 3,806,811 N/A N/A
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 11.4 million N/A N/A
Value $136.5 million N/A N/A
Transactions 30,213 N/A N/A

Montreal Exchange

  June 2012 May 2012 June 2011
Volume (Contracts) 5,461,363 6,720,566 6,164,764
Open Interest (Contracts) 4,627,241 4,720,134 4,361,887

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % Change
Volume (Contracts) 34,223,691 30,823,273 +11.1
Open Interest (Contracts) 4,627,241 4,361,887 +6.1

NGX

  June 2012 May 2012 June 2011
Total Energy Volume** (Terajoules) 1,149,445 1,463,041 1,260,746

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % Change
Total Energy Volume** (Terajoules) 7,824,082 7,643,644 +2.4

* commenced July 11, 2011

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

All figures are as of June 30, 2012.  Because trades have a three-day settlement, figures may be subject to change until all June 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, 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, 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 Group Inc.

For further information:

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


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