SIX Telekurs to open trading on Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO, Aug. 4 /CNW/ - SIX Telekurs, a leading provider of international financial data, will open trading on Toronto Stock Exchange tomorrow. Eric Sinclair, President, TMX Datalinx and Group Head of Data Services, will be joined by Urs Ruegsegger, CEO, SIX Group and Thomas Gross, CEO, SIX Telekurs, at the market open ceremony.

"It is a pleasure to have representatives from SIX Telekurs join us to open the market tomorrow," said Eric Sinclair, President, TMX Datalinx and Group Head of Data Services, TMX Group. "SIX Telekurs is a leading global provider of financial data, and we are pleased to celebrate their expansion into Canada."

SIX Telekurs specializes in the procuring, processing and distribution of international financial information. Headquartered in Switzerland, SIX Telekurs has offices in 23 countries, and recently opened its first office in Toronto to expand its product offering to the Canadian market.

"We recognize raising interest from clients for TSX data as Canadian securities have proven to be good investments," said Thomas Gross, CEO, SIX Telekurs. "In today's unsettled financial climate, the Canadian market is one of the few stable, growing markets, and we are proud to serve it through our offices here in Toronto."

SIX Telekurs clients can access TMX Group data for Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange and Montreal Exchange.

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.

    
    About TMX Group (TSX-X)
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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, Montreal 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.

    
    About SIX Telekurs
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SIX Group

SIX Group operates Switzerland's financial market infrastructure and offers on a global scale comprehensive services in the areas of securities trading, clearing and settlement, as well as financial information and payment transactions. The company, which emanated from the merger of the SWX Group, Telekurs Group and SIS Group at the start of 2008, is owned by its users (160 banks of various size and orientation) and, with its workforce of approximately 3600 employees and presence in 23 countries, generates annual revenues in excess of 1.5 billion Swiss francs. www.six-group.com.

SIX Telekurs

As a leader in its field, SIX Telekurs specializes in the procuring, processing and distributing of international financial information. Financial market specialists at SIX Telekurs gather information from all the world's major trading venues - directly and in real-time. The SIX Telekurs database with its structured and encoded securities administration data for over 6 million financial instruments is unique in terms of its depth of information and data coverage. With offices in 23 countries, SIX Telekurs combines the advantages of global presence and local know-how. www.six-telekurs.com

SOURCE TSX Group Inc.

For further information: For further information: Carolyn Quick, Director, Corporate Communications, TMX Group, 416-947-4597, carolyn.quick@tmx.com; Werner Vogt, Head Media Relations, Phone: +41 58 854 26 75, pressoffice@six-group.com


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