Officials from Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum and Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Toronto to participate
TORONTO, July 8 /CNW/ - Dr. Ming-Tat Cheung, President and Chairman of the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, William Thorsell, CEO of the Royal Ontario Museum and Mr. Lu Kun, Deputy Consul General, the People's Republic of China in Toronto will join Tom Kloet, CEO, TMX Group and Robert Fotheringham, Senior Vice President, Trading, TMX Group, to open trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on Friday, July 9, 2010.
The market opening ceremony is in celebration of the Terracotta Army Exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum. "Our organization enjoys a strong business relationship with the People's Republic of China and we are very pleased to participate in welcoming this important Chinese exhibit to Toronto," said Mr. Kloet. "We are also pleased to recognize the ROM's role in hosting the exhibit, adding to the exciting cultural landscape in Toronto."
Discovered by farmers in northern China, the terracotta army pits of the Warrior Emperor Ying Zheng are one of the greatest archaeological finds in history. The Exhibition runs from June 26, 2010 to January 2, 2011. For more information about the exhibit, please visit www.cccgt.org or www.rom.on.ca/terracottaarmy/en/.
For Market Openings: 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 TMX Broadcast Centre 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.
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