Montreal Exchange establishes volume record of 1.5 million contracts traded in one day on its SOLA(R) platforms



    MONTREAL, Jan. 24 /CNW Telbec/ - The Montréal Exchange (MX) (TSX: MXX)
established yesterday a record as its combined trading on the Montréal
Exchange and the Boston Options Exchange platforms, both operated by the MX
team, totalled 1,527,885 contracts.
    The previous record of 1,476,154 contracts was achieved on August 16,
2007.

    About Montréal Exchange Inc.

    The Montréal Exchange (MX) is the Canadian derivatives exchange. The MX
offers trading in Canadian interest rate, index and equity derivatives.
Clearing, settlement and risk management services are provided by an AA rated
clearing house, the Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, fully owned by
the MX. Our integrated trading and clearing services are supported by a
proprietary suite of exchange technologies, known as SOLA(R). The MX also has
interests in: the Boston Options Exchange (BOX), a U.S. automated equity
options market, for which MX is the technical operator; the Canadian Resources
Exchange (CAREX), a new corporation created with NYMEX that is dedicated to
developing the Canadian energy market; and the Montréal Climate Exchange
(MCeX), a joint venture with the Chicago Climate Exchange(R), aiming to
establish the leading market for publicly traded environmental products in
Canada. For more information about the Montréal Exchange, please visit
www.m-x.ca.




For further information:

For further information: Jean Charles Robillard, (514) 871-3551,
jcrobillard@m-x.ca

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