TMX Group - Consolidated Trading Statistics October 2011

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

TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2011 /CNW/ - TMX Group Inc. today announced October 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.

Highlights

Volume on MX increased 36% in October 2011 over October 2010, though it decreased 18% compared to September 2011. Open interest contracts increased 20% over the same month a year earlier, but were down 9% from September 2011. Year-to-date, both volume and open interest contracts continued to surpass 2010 levels.

Toronto Stock Exchange trading volume fell 3% in October 2011 compared to September 2011, and was down 6% compared to the same month a year earlier.  Trading volume on TSX Venture Exchange was down 6% in October 2011 from September 2011, and was also down compared to the same month a year earlier. On a year-to-date basis, both Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange continued to surpass 2010 levels in volume, value and transactions.

Volume on NGX was up 18% in October 2011 compared to September 2011, and was up 2% compared to the same month a year earlier. Year-to-date volume on NGX is down 9%.

Toronto Stock Exchange

  October 2011 September 2011 October 2010
Volume 8,417,993,262 8,721,135,643 8,922,238,062
Value $114,207,895,469 $130,574,799,273 $108,314,534,387
Transactions 18,557,553 19,500,865 15,316,907
S&P/TSX Composite Index Close 12,252.06 11,623.84 12,676.24
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 420.9 million 415.3 million 446.1 million
Value $5,710.4 million $6,217.8 million $5,415.7 million
Transactions 927,878 928,613 765,845

Year-to-date Statistics

  2011 2010 % Change
Volume 87,912,424,410 83,946,410,792 +4.7
Value $1,259,761,997,524 $1,130,350,616,421 +11.4
Transactions 175,424,567 155,648,955 +12.7
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 422.7 million 403.6 million +4.7
Value $6,056.5 million $5,434.4 million +11.4
Transactions 843,387 748,312 +12.7

TSX Venture Exchange

  October 2011 September 2011 October 2010
Volume 3,742,689,034 3,964,727,942 7,123,747,586
Value $1,895,669,523 $2,431,076,316 $4,231,390,932
Transactions 729,230 889,808 1,031,821
S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close 1,614.90 1,467.17 1,950.31
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 187.1 million 188.8 million 356.2  million
Value $ 94.8 million $115.8 million $211.6  million
Transactions 36,462 42,372 51,591

Year-to-date Statistics

  2011 2010 % Change
Volume 56,960,727,791 51,685,791,309 +10.2
Value $39,038,054,025 $25,175,819,816 +55.1
Transactions 11,839,185 6,758,992 +75.2
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 273.8 million 248.5 million +10.2
Value $187.7 million $121.0  million +55.1
Transactions 56,919 32,495 +75.2

TMX Select*

  October 2011 September 2011 October 2010
Volume 289,829,000 299,476,200 N/A
Value $2,273,407,300 $2,607,205,043 N/A
Transactions 487,015 693,446 N/A
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 14.5 million 14.3 million N/A
Value $113.7 million $124.2 million N/A
Transactions 24,351 33,021 N/A

Year-to-date Statistics

  2011 2010 % Change 
Volume 780,115,300 N/A N/A
Value $6,834,330,709 N/A N/A
Transactions 1,635,293 N/A N/A
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 10.0 million N/A N/A
Value $87.6 million N/A N/A
Transactions 20,965 N/A N/A

Montreal Exchange

  October 2011 September 2011 October 2010
Volume (Contracts) 4,547,480 5,572,153 3,333,690
Open Interest (Contracts) 4,003,469 4,404,867 3,326,368

Year-to-date Statistics

  2011 2010 % Change
Volume (Contracts) 52,129,000 35,910,922 +45.2
Open Interest (Contracts) 4,003,469 3,326,368 +20.4

NGX

  October 2011 September 2011 October 2010
Total Energy Volume** (Terajoules) 1,436,483 1,219,648 1,406,249

Year-to-date Statistics

  2011 2010 % Change
Total Energy Volume** (Terajoules) 12,642,664 13,948,720 -9.4

* Commenced July 11, 2011
** NGX Total Energy Volume includes trading and clearing in natural gas, crude oil and electricity.

All figures are as of October 31, 2011.  Because trades have a three-day settlement, figures may be subject to change until all October 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. 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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