TMX Datalinx and NYSE Technologies enter into international market data
technology and distribution agreement

TMX Group and NYSE Technologies to open trading today on Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO, Dec. 14 /CNW/ - Stanley Young, CEO, NYSE Technologies, Tom Kloet, CEO, TMX Group, and Eric Sinclair, Senior Vice President, TMX Datalinx, will open trading today on Toronto Stock Exchange in celebration of their data technology and distribution agreement.

"Our arrangement with NYSE Technologies enhances our ability to deliver innovative and world class data consolidation and connectivity solutions for the Canadian capital markets," said Mr. Kloet.

Highlights of the NYSE Technologies and TMX Datalinx arrangement include:

    
    -   Extending the global availability of TMX Datalinx Canadian market
        data through connectivity to NYSE's Secure Financial Transaction
        Infrastructure(R) (SFTI(R)) locations across the United States and
        Europe;

    -   Providing TMX Datalinx clients with enhanced international market
        data, including the U.S. consolidated tapes and global exchange
        feeds; and

    -   Utilizing NYSE Technologies' low-latency data consolidation platform
        to power the CSA- designated TMX Information Processor, which
        provides a central source of consolidated Canadian equity market
        data.
    

Underpinning access to NYSE Technologies' SFTI network is TMXnet(TM), which is TMX Datalinx's high performance, low-latency, resilient data network.

"NYSE Technologies is truly excited to be working with the TMX Group to enhance the accessibility and distribution of TMX Datalinx market data delivered over our SFTI network," said Stanley Young, CEO, NYSE Technologies.

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 NYSE Technologies
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A division of NYSE Euronext (NYX), NYSE Technologies provides comprehensive transaction, data and infrastructure services and managed solutions for buy-side, sell-side and exchange communities that require next-generation performance and expertise for mission critical and value-added client services. This division operates four units: the Global Connectivity unit, offering one of the world's largest, most reliable financial transaction networks connecting firms and exchanges worldwide; the Trading Solutions unit, which creates and implements high performance, end-to-end messaging software and real-time market data distribution and integration products; the Exchange Solutions unit, which provides multi-asset exchange platform services, managed services and expert consultancy; and the Global Market Data unit, which offers a broad array of global market information products covering multiple asset classes. With offices across the U.S., Europe, and Asia, NYSE Technologies' advanced integrated solutions for a wide range of services has earned the ability to power the trading operations of global financial institutions and exchanges.

SOURCE TSX Venture Exchange

For further information: For further information: Carolyn Quick, Director, Corporate Communications, TMX Group, (416) 947-4597, carolyn.quick@tsx.com; Eric Ryan, Director, Media Relations, NYSE Euronext, (212) 656-2411, eryan@nyx.com


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