MONTREAL, Feb. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced that
Montreal Exchange (MX) achieved two new volume records.
A new overall volume record of 701,657 contracts traded on February 15,
2013, surpassing the old record of 552,869 contracts established on
February 22, 2007.
MX also achieved a volume record of 334,004 contracts traded for options
on exchange-traded-funds (ETFs) on February 15, 2013, surpassing the
old record of 208,832 contracts established on June 15, 2010.
About TMX Group (TSX:X)
TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and
clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed
income and energy. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX
Select, Alpha Group, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montreal
Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas
Exchange, BOX Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers,
Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading
markets, clearing facilities, depository services, 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 (New York, 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 Venture Exchange
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