TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - February 2015

Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha, Montreal Exchange, NGX

TORONTO, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - TMX Group today announced February, 2015 trading statistics for its marketplaces – Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha, Montreal Exchange (MX) and NGX.

In February 2015, trading volume in all TMX equities marketplaces was down 10% compared with January 2015 and down 9% compared with February 2014.

Volume on Toronto Stock Exchange in February decreased 15% compared to the previous month, but increased 4% compared to February 2014. TSX Venture Exchange's trading volume was up 13% compared to January 2015, but was down 27% compared to the same month a year earlier. Trading volume on TMX Select decreased 16% compared to January 2015, but was up 14% compared to February 2014. Alpha's volume traded in February 2015 was down 16% compared to the previous month, and down 19% compared to February of last year.

Volume on MX decreased 8% in February 2015 from the prior month, but was up 11% compared to February 2014. The level of open interest contracts at the end of February 2015 was up 10% compared to the end of January 2015 and up 10% compared to the end of February 2014.

NGX volume was up 17% in February 2015 compared to January 2015, and was down 22% compared to February 2014.

All TMX Equities Marketplaces


February 2015

January 2015

February 2014

Volume

11,696,064,003

12,946,615,950

12,791,524,800

Value

$135,202,777,782

$150,996,389,183

$119,782,177,152

Transactions

24,218,114

30,024,023

21,551,675





Daily Averages




Volume

615.6 million

 616.5 million

673.2 million

Value

$7,115.9 million

$7,190.3 million

$6,304.3 million

Transactions

1,274,638

1,429,715

1,134,299

Year-to-date Statistics


2015

2014

% Change

Volume

24,642,679,953

26,030,184,734

-5.3

Value

$286,199,166,965

$249,243,489,103

+14.8

Transactions

54,242,137

44,067,945

+23.1





Daily Averages




Volume

616.1 million

634.9 million

-3.0

Value

$7,155.0 million

$6,079.1 million

+17.7

Transactions

1,356,053

1,074,828

+26.2

Toronto Stock Exchange


February 2015

January 2015

February 2014

Volume

7,056,674,405

8,310,261,334

6,809,245,108

Value

$111,291,666,276

$124,114,397,636

$98,090,342,310

Transactions

17,680,681

22,065,226

15,562,690

S&P/TSX Composite Index Close

15,234.34

14,673.48

14,209.59





Daily Averages




Volume

371.4 million

 395.7 million

358.4 million

Value

$5,857.5 million

$5,910.2 million

$5,162.6 million

Transactions

930,562

1,050,725

819,089

Year-to-date Statistics


2015

2014

% Change

Volume

15,366,935,739

14,270,685,613

+7.7

Value

$235,406,063,912

$203,322,973,319

+15.8

Transactions

39,745,907

31,698,441

+25.4





Daily Averages




Volume

384.2 million

348.1 million

+10.4

Value

$5,885.2 million

$4,959.1 million

+18.7

Transactions

993,648

773,133

+28.5

TSX Venture Exchange


February 2015

January 2015

February 2014

Volume

2,941,143,943

2,609,174,262

4,011,811,445

Value

$828,756,915

$751,972,461

$1,369,058,875

Transactions

367,481

373,421

529,632

S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close

706.73

676.81

1,025.37





Daily Averages




Volume

154.8 million

124.2 million

211.1 million

Value

$43.6 million

$35.8 million

$72.1 million

Transactions

19,341

17,782

27,875

Year-to-date Statistics


2015

2014

% Change  

Volume

5,550,318,205

7,572,185,457

-26.7

Value

$1,580,729,376

$2,592,277,461

-39.0

Transactions

740,902

1,055,390

-29.8





Daily Averages




Volume

138.8 million

184.7 million

-24.9

Value

$39.5 million

$63.2 million

-37.5

Transactions

18,523

25,741

-28.0

TMX Select


February 2015

January 2015

February 2014

Volume

371,317,502

440,898,609

326,712,400

Value

$5,016,973,481

$5,527,309,916

$2,697,030,640

Transactions

1,308,424

1,519,349

603,438





Daily Averages




Volume

19.5 million

 21.0 million

17.2 million

Value

$264.1 million

$263.2 million

$141.9 million

Transactions

68,864

72,350

31,760

Year-to-date Statistics


2015

2014

% Change 

Volume

812,216,111

761,587,800

+6.6

Value

$10,544,283,397

$6,124,694,087

+72.2

Transactions

2,827,773

1,352,042

+109.1





Daily Averages




Volume

20.3 million

18.6 million

+9.3

Value

$263.6 million

$149.4 million

+76.5

Transactions

70,694

32,977

+114.4

Alpha


February 2015

January 2015

February 2014

Volume

1,326,928,153

1,586,281,745

1,643,755,847

Value

$18,065,381,110

$20,602,709,170

$17,625,745,327

Transactions

4,861,528

6,066,027

4,855,915





Daily Averages




Volume

69.8 million

75.5 million

86.5 million

Value

$950.8 million

$981.1 million

$927.7 million

Transactions

255,870

288,858

255,574

Year-to-date Statistics


2015

2014

% Change 

Volume

2,913,209,898

3,425,725,864

-15.0

Value

38,668,090,280

$37,203,544,236

+3.9

Transactions

10,927,555

9,962,072

+9.7





Daily Averages




Volume

72.8 million

83.6 million

-12.9

Value

$966.7 million

$907.4 million

+6.5

Transactions

273,189

242,977

+12.4

Montreal Exchange


February 2015

January 2015

February 2014

Volume (Contracts)

6,402,096

6,937,972

5,758,625

Open Interest (Contracts)

4,993,423

4,522,737

4,551,719

Year-to-date Statistics


2015

2014

% Change

 Volume (Contracts)

13,340,068

11,995,720

+11.2

Open Interest (Contracts)

4,993,423

4,551,719

+9.7

NGX*


February 2015

January 2015

February 2014

Total Energy Volume* (Terajoules)

1,203,159

1,026,052

1,548,484

Year-to-date Statistics


2015

2014

% Change

Total energy Volume* (Terajoules)

2,229,211

2,833,538

-21.3

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

All figures are as of February 27, 2015.  Because certain trades have a three-day settlement, figures may be subject to change until all February 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, TMX Select, Alpha Group, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montreal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, NGX, Boston Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, Equicom 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 (Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing and Sydney.  For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com.  Follow TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup.

SOURCE TMX Group Inc.

For further information: Mathieu Labrèche, Manager, Corporate Communications & Public Affairs, TMX Group, 416-947-4744, mathieu.labreche@tmx.com

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