TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2011 /CNW/ - TMX Group announced today that it has
successfully completed the second phase of its equity Enterprise
Expansion project. This initiative was designed to provide customers
with significantly improved trading technology and performance across
the TSX Quantum® trading enterprise.
The second phase of the Enterprise Expansion project accommodates higher
throughput and capacity at 40,000 order messages per second, doubling
existing capabilities with the introduction of a second trading engine
"These enhancements demonstrate TMX Group's commitment to providing our
clients with the highest quality technology, performance, and quality
of execution," said Brenda Hoffman, Senior Vice President, Group Head
of Information Technology.
Over the last several years, TMX Group has introduced a series of
technology upgrades that have played a key role in attracting new
investors to TMX Group markets, increasing liquidity and trading
volumes, and improving market quality.
"The build out of the Enterprise Expansion initiative reinforces TMX
Group's leading position as the primary liquidity pool in the Canadian
marketplace," said Kevan Cowan, President, TSX Markets and Group Head
of Equities. "We expect that this performance upgrade will attract
increased order flow to TMX Group exchanges, as well as to the Canadian
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
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