TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - December 2015

Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TSX Alpha Exchange, Montréal Exchange and NGX

TORONTO, Jan. 5, 2016 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced December 2015 trading statistics for its marketplaces – Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, TSX Alpha Exchange (Alpha), Montréal Exchange (MX) and NGX.

In September 2015, TMX Group implemented significant changes to its equity offerings designed to improve the Canadian trading landscape and reduce market complexity. Effective September 21, 2015, Alpha introduced a transformative new trading model, which included a new set of trading rules and a new pricing schedule. Alpha now operates as an unprotected market under the Order Protection Rule. As part of TMX Group's changes, TMX Select ceased operation at the close of business September 18, 2015.

MX reached a new daily volume record for Equity Options on December 18, 2015, of 400,001 contracts. In addition, the S&P/TSX 60 Index Standard Futures (SXF) reached a new daily volume record on December 15, 2015, of 161,994 contracts. MX also reached a new high in terms of overall monthly volume with 7,483,033 contracts traded in December.

All TMX Equities Marketplaces


December 2015

November 2015

December 2014

Volume

10,017,894,615

9,370,265,467

14,762,539,608

Value

$119,241,873,566

$105,550,942,385

$172,471,866,139

Transactions

20,815,902

18,835,992

31,884,612





Daily Averages




Volume

 488.7 million

446.2 million

720.1 million

Value

$5,816.7 million

$5,026.2 million

 $8,413.3 million

Transactions

1,015,410

896,952

1,555,347

Year-to-date Statistics


2015

2014

% Change

Volume  

131,042,987,655

141,736,142,449

-7.5

Value

$1,523,804,223,011

$1,547,772,508,747

-1.5

Transactions

273,925,504

276,652,861

-1.0





Daily Averages    




Volume

523.1 million

565.8 million

-7.5

Value

$6,083.1 million

$6,178.7 million

-1.5

Transactions

1,093,515

1,104,403

-1.0

Toronto Stock Exchange


December 2015

November 2015

December 2014

Volume

7,071,307,024

6,425,115,785

9,754,406,825

Value

$109,099,680,111

$97,040,511,994

$145,597,189,310

Transactions

18,937,718

17,237,242

23,647,052

S&P/TSX Composite Index Close

13,009.95

13,469.83

14,632.44





Daily Averages




Volume

344.9 million

306.0 million

475.8 million

Value

$5,321.9 million

$4,621.0 million

$7,102.3 million

Transactions

923,791

820,821

1,153,515

Year-to-date Statistics


2015

2014

% Change

Volume

82,338,003,359

81,584,111,235

+0.9

Value

$1,306,765,812,267

$1,260,766,319,245

+3.6

Transactions

213,524,725

197,589,873

+8.1





Daily Averages  




Volume

328.7 million

325.7 million

+0.9

Value

$5,216.6 million

$5,033.0 million

+3.6

Transactions

852,394

788,782

+8.1

TSX Venture Exchange


 December 2015

November 2015

December 2014

Volume

2,304,706,862

2,325,666,286

2,962,548,666

Value

$490,431,838

$707,636,389

$705,126,457

Transactions

274,268

324,895

401,859

S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close

525.66

523.47

695.53





Daily Averages




Volume

 112.4 million

110.7 million

144.5 million

Value

$23.9 million

$33.7 million

$34.4 million

Transactions

13,379

15,471

19,603

Year-to-date Statistics


2015

2014

% Change  

Volume

32,671,012,688

38,764,478,935

-15.7

Value

$9,534,638,749

$14,958,739,743

-36.3

Transactions

4,171,279

5,892,628

-29.2





Daily Averages




Volume

130.4 million

154.7 million

-15.7

Value

$38.1 million

$59.7 million

-36.3

Transactions

16,652

23,523

-29.2

TMX Select*

Year-to-date Statistics


2015*

2014

% Change *

Volume

3,499,379,429

4,031,140,500

N/A

Value

$42,081,159,686

$44,847,200,189

N/A

Transactions

12,190,006

11,820,951

N/A





Daily Averages




Volume

N/A

16.1 million

N/A

Value

N/A

$179.0 million

N/A

Transactions

N/A

47,189

N/A

Alpha**


December 2015**

November 2015**

December 2014

Volume

641,880,729

619,483,396

1,663,257,917

Value

$9,651,761,617

$7,802,794,002

$21,404,918,002

Transactions

1,603,916

1,273,855

6,484,638





Daily Averages




Volume

31.3 Million

29.5 million

81.1 million

Value

$470.8 million

$371.6 million

$1,044.1 million

Transactions

78,240

60,660

316,324

Year-to-date Statistics


2015**

2014

% Change 

Volume

12,534,592,179

17,356,411,779

-27.8

Value

$165,422,612,309

$227,200,249,570

-27.2

Transactions

44,039,494

61,349,409

-28.2





Daily Averages




Volume

50.0 million

69.3 million

-27.8

Value

$660.4 million

$907.0 million

-27.2

Transactions

175,806

244,908

-28.2

Montréal Exchange


December 2015

November 2015

December 2014

Derivatives Volume (Contracts)

7,483,033

6,397,547

6,728,570

Open Interest (Contracts)

5,548,629

6,292,704

5,142,980

Year-to-date Statistics


2015

2014

% Change

Derivatives Volume (Contracts)

76,673,439

69,987,456

+9.55

Open Interest (Contracts)

5,548,629

5,142,980

+7.89

NGX


December 2015

November 2015

December 2014

Energy Volume*** (Terajoules)

1,161,412

897,794

1,088,621

Year-to-date Statistics


2015

2014

% Change

Energy Volume*** (Terajoules)

12,417,031

12,750,887

-2.6

*TMX Select ceased operation at the close of business September 18, 2015. Year-to-date statistics include activity from January 1, 2015 to September 18, 2015 only.

**Alpha relaunched as an unprotected marketplace with a new trading model, revised trading rules and new pricing schedule on September 21, 2015.

***NGX Total Energy Volume includes trading and clearing in natural gas, crude oil and electricity.

All figures are as of December 31, 2015.  Because certain trades have a three-day settlement, figures may be subject to change until all December trades are finalized. The previous month's data has been updated to reflect known trade corrections. 

TMX Group does not guarantee either the completeness or 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)

TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TSX Alpha Exchange, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montréal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, NGX, BOX Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, AgriClear and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, depository services, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across Canada (Montréal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing, Singapore and Sydney. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at http://www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at @TMXGroup.

SOURCE Toronto Stock Exchange

For further information: Mathieu Labrèche, Manager, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, TMX Group, 416-947-4474, mathieu.labreche@tmx.com


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