Media Advisory - PC-Bond to launch a new era in Canadian Fixed Income Indices



    TORONTO, Oct. 23 /CNW/ - Scotia Capital Universe Bond Index(*) rebranded as
DEX Universe Bond Index(tm) - PC-Bond reflects change from single dealer to
multiple dealer index pricing.
    Officials from PC-Bond(*), TSX Group and other market participants will
join on Tuesday, October 23 to open the market following an announcement on
the future of PC Bond's Canadian Fixed Income Indices.
    PC Bond is a wholly owned subsidiary of TSX Group Inc. and is Canada's
leading provider of Fixed Income Indices. With approximately 1,000 issues and
a total market value of over C$675 billion, PC-Bond's Universe Bond Index
broadly represents the market performance of investment-grade bonds issued by
Canadian companies and issuers in the government sector.
    All indices summary data and methodology can be found on the PC-Bond(*) web
site, at: www.canadianbondindices.com.

    
    TSX Events - October 23, 2007

    9:00 a.m. Market Opening, TSX Broadcast Centre, 130 King Street West,
    Main Floor, Toronto

    9:45 a.m. Media Availability with reporters, TSX Broadcast Centre,
    Gallery

    10:00 a.m. Media Interviews, available on request by calling 416-947-4682
    

    TV Editors
    Media may pick up a feed from the TOC (television operations centre) for
all market open ceremonies. The feed is named TSX Transmit 2 and is produced
at the TSX and sent live to the TOC. Those featured in the market opening move
into position for the market open ceremony at approximately 9:27 a.m. and the
markets will open with the sound of a SIREN (the traditional market open on
Toronto Stock Exchange) at 9:30 a.m.

    
    (*) PC-Bond is registered to 2099242 Ontario Inc., a subsidiary of TSX
        Group Inc.
    





For further information:

For further information: PC-Bond, (416) 862-5800 or pcbond@tsx.com


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