TORONTO, Dec. 20 /CNW/ - TMX Group Inc. today announced that Montréal
Exchange (MX) has established new trading volume records. Year-to-date
volume traded was 43,456,143 contracts, which exceeded the previous
record of 42,742,210 set on December 31, 2007. MX also set a new
equity option trading record on December 17, 2010. 183,136 contracts
were traded, which surpassed the previous record of 166,876 contracts
set on November 4, 2010.
"Montréal Exchange has seen a dramatic surge in volume this year," said
Tom Kloet, CEO, TMX Group. "We have taken full advantage of the
changing interest rate environment as well as the increasing popularity
of equity derivatives among both institutional and retail and
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, Montréal Exchange,
Natural Gas Exchange, Boston Options Exchange (BOX), Shorcan, Equicom
and other TMX Group companies provide trading markets, clearing
facilities, data products and other services to the global financial
community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto with offices in
Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver. For more information about TMX Group,
visit our website at www.tmx.com.
SOURCE TSX Venture Exchange
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