TMX Group - Consolidated Trading Statistics April 2010

Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, Montreal Exchange, NGX

TORONTO, May 4 /CNW/ - TMX Group Inc. today announced April 2010 consolidated trading statistics for its diversified group of exchanges - Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, Montreal Exchange and Natural Gas Exchange (NGX).

    
    Toronto Stock Exchange
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                              April 2010        March 2010        April 2009
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    Volume                 8,858,785,664     9,451,973,986    10,676,901,193
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    Value               $118,144,367,445  $123,504,780,384  $116,507,004,685
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    Transactions              15,246,389        15,927,943        17,017,837
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    S&P/TSX Composite
     Index Close               12,210.70         12,037.73          9,324.83
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    Daily Averages
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    Volume                 421.8 million     411.0 million     508.4 million
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    Value               $5,625.9 million  $5,369.8 million  $5,548.0 million
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    Transactions                 726,019           692,519           810,373
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    Year-to-date Statistics
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                                    2010              2009          % Change
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    Volume                34,196,412,048    40,709,138,137             -16.0
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    Value               $436,459,193,344  $462,437,587,648              -5.6
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    Transactions              58,357,982        68,942,615             -15.4
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    Daily Averages
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    Volume                 412.0 million     490.5 million             -16.0
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    Value               $5,258.5 million  $5,571.5 million              -5.6
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    Transactions                 703,108           830,634             -15.4
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    TSX Venture Exchange
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                              April 2010        March 2010        April 2009
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    Volume                 5,935,146,594     5,998,490,108     3,100,226,639
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    Value                 $2,885,389,772    $2,720,258,689      $779,586,925
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    Transactions                 745,168           759,024           325,540
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    S&P/TSX Venture
     Composite Index Close      1,673.80          1,576.55          1,008.98
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    Daily Averages
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    Volume                 282.6 million     260.8 million     147.6 million
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    Value                 $137.4 million    $118.3 million     $37.1 million
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    Transactions                  35,484            33,001            15,502
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    Year-to-date Statistics
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                                    2010              2009          % Change
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    Volume                21,308,609,885    11,169,664,945             +90.8
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    Value                 $9,982,243,842    $2,553,780,781            +290.9
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    Transactions               2,758,013         1,125,032            +145.1
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    Daily Averages
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    Volume                 256.7 million     134.6 million             +90.8
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    Value                 $120.3 million     $30.8 million            +290.9
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    Transactions                  33,229            13,555            +145.1
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    Montreal Exchange
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                              April 2010        March 2010        April 2009
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    Volume (Contracts)         3,564,599         3,877,256         2,537,762
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    Open Interest (Contracts)  3,076,465         2,867,800         2,291,907
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    Year-to-date Statistics
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                                    2010              2009          % Change
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    Volume (Contracts)        13,533,920        10,597,421             +27.7
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    Open Interest (Contracts)  3,076,465         2,291,907             +34.2
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    NGX
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                              April 2010        March 2010        April 2009
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    Natural Gas Volume (TJs)   1,265,678         1,077,995         1,146,968
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    Crude Oil Volume
     (Barrels/day)                 5,691             4,631               N/A
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    Electricity Volume (Mwh)       6,310             5,693             3,398
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    Year-to-date Statistics
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                                    2010              2009          % Change
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    Natural Gas Volume (TJs)   4,331,290         4,404,263              -1.7
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    Crude Oil Volume
     (Barrels/day)                19,851               N/A               N/A
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    Electricity Volume (Mwh)      23,577            17,013             +38.6
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    All figures are as of April 30, 2010. Because trades have a three-day
    settlement, figures may be subject to change until all April trades are
    finalized. The previous month's data has been updated to reflect known
    trade corrections.

    TMX Group guarantees neither the completeness nor the accuracy of this
    information. The information contained in this media release is provided
    for informational purposes only and you agree not to rely upon the
    information contained in this media release for any trading, business, or
    financial purposes. By using this media release, you expressly agree to
    the condition that TMX Group assumes no liability or responsibility for
    any errors or inaccuracies in this media release.

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    under license.


    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.

SOURCE TSX Venture Exchange

For further information: For further information: Carolyn Quick, Director, Corporate Communications, TMX Group, (416) 947-4597, carolyn.quick@tsx.com


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