TMX Group - Consolidated Trading Statistics June 2010

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

TORONTO, July 6 /CNW/ - TMX Group Inc. today announced June 2010 consolidated trading statistics for its diversified group of exchanges - Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, Montreal Exchange and Natural Gas Exchange (NGX).

Highlights

Momentum continued at Montreal Exchange, with both volume and open-interest contracts up significantly on a year-over-year basis. Year-to-date totals showed significant increases, with trading volume up 32.2% and the number of open interest contracts up 25.9%.

At NGX, overall natural gas volume for the month of June 2010 hit a new record high. Crude volumes were also up dramatically in June 2010 compared to both May 2010 and June 2009.

Following a very strong performance in May 2010 - including one day transaction and order processing records - Toronto Stock Exchange trading volume was somewhat lower in June 2010 compared to the previous month as well as compared to the same month last year.

However, on a year- to-date basis, TSX Venture Exchange volume, value and transactions continued to show strong increases.

    
    Toronto Stock Exchange
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                               June 2010          May 2010         June 2009
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    Volume                 7,964,186,287     9,320,907,735    10,856,684,577
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    Value               $117,188,705,147  $132,403,236,600  $129,108,175,644
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    Transactions              16,879,774        20,063,707        17,568,188
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    S&P/TSX Composite
     Index Close               11,294.42         11,762.99         10,374.91
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    Daily Averages
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    Volume                 362.0 million     466.0 million     493.5 million
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    Value               $5,326.8 million  $6,620.2 million  $5,868.6 million
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    Transactions                 767,262         1,003,185           798,554
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    Year-to-date Statistics
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                                    2010              2009          % Change
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    Volume                51,481,506,878    63,028,131,736             -18.3
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    Value               $686,051,133,414  $716,839,467,411              -4.3
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    Transactions              95,301,464       103,647,107              -8.1
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    Daily Averages
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    Volume                 411.9 million     504.2 million             -18.3
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    Value               $5,488.4 million  $5,734.7 million              -4.3
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    Transactions                 762,412           829,177              -8.1
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    TSX Venture Exchange
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                               June 2010          May 2010         June 2009
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    Volume                 3,999,107,961     4,787,162,306     4,191,095,545
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    Value                 $1,684,536,041    $2,093,292,450    $1,197,264,004
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    Transactions                 496,594           631,653           421,345
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    S&P/TSX Venture
     Composite Index Close      1,415.89          1,514.07          1,091.97
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    Daily Averages
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    Volume                 181.8 million     239.4 million     190.5 million
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    Value                  $76.6 million    $104.7 million     $54.4 million
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    Transactions                  22,572            31,583            19,152
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    Year-to-date Statistics
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                                    2010              2009          % Change
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    Volume                30,094,880,152    19,119,046,232             +57.4
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    Value                $13,760,072,333    $4,837,001,333            +184.5
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    Transactions               3,886,260         1,912,735            +103.2
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    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Daily Averages
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    Volume                 240.8 million     152.9 million             +57.5
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    Value                 $110.1 million     $38.7 million            +184.5
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    Transactions                  31,090            15,302            +103.2
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    Montreal Exchange
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                               June 2010          May 2010         June 2009
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    Volume (Contracts)         4,026,908         4,376,983         3,043,776
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    Open Interest (Contracts)  3,048,515         3,152,269         2,420,548
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    Year-to-date Statistics
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                                    2010              2009          % Change
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    Volume (Contracts)        21,937,811        16,594,177             +32.2
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    Open Interest (Contracts)  3,048,515         2,420,548             +25.9
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    NGX
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                               June 2010          May 2010         June 2009
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    Natural Gas Volume
     (Terajoules)              1,570,726         1,177,307         1,171,138
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    Crude Oil Volume
     (Kilo Barrels)                7,987             5,863             5,914
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    Electricity Volume
     (Gigawatt Hours)              3,122             6,569             7,540
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    Year-to-date Statistics
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                                    2010              2009          % Change
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    Natural Gas Volume
     (Terajoules)              7,079,323         6,643,118              +6.6
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    Crude Oil Volume
     (Kilo Barrels)               33,701                NA                NA
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    Electricity Volume
     (Gigawatt Hours)             33,268            30,194             +10.2
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    All figures are as of June 30, 2010. Because trades have a three-day
    settlement, figures may be subject to change until all June 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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    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 Toronto Stock 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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