TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - February 2016

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

TORONTO, March 3, 2016 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced February 2016 trading statistics for its marketplaces – Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TSX Alpha Exchange (Alpha), Montreal Exchange (MX) and NGX.

MX set multiple volume records during the month. On February 17, 2016, MX reached new daily volume records on S&P/TSX 60 Index Options (SXO) with 51,535 contracts traded and options on the US dollar (USX) with 2,101 contracts traded.

MX also set a new monthly volume record for the Ten-Year Government of Canada Bond Futures (CGB) of 2,542,177 contracts and an overall monthly volume record in February 2016 with 8,470,741 contracts traded.

NGX set a new monthly overall power volume record in February 2016 of 25.3 terawatt-hours (TWh), which included a new monthly record for electricity volume with 13.7 TWh of Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) facilitated power.

All TMX Equities Marketplaces ^


February 2016

January 2016 *

February 2015

Volume

11,844,736,512

10,394,583,973

11,696,064,003

Value

$130,073,906,784

$125,075,144,808

$135,202,777,782

Transactions

23,844,636

24,093,002

24,218,114





Daily Averages




Volume

592.2 million

519.7 million

615.6 million

Value

$6,503.7 million

$6,253.8 million

$7,115.9 million

Transactions

1,192,232

1,204,650

1,274,638

 

Year-to-date Statistics


2016

2015

% Change

Volume                                                              

22,239,320,485

24,642,679,953

-9.8

Value

$255,149,051,592

$286,199,166,965

-10.8

Transactions

47,937,638

54,242,137

-11.6





Daily Averages




Volume

556.0 million

616.1 million

-9.8

Value

$6,378.7 million

$7,155.0 million

-10.8

Transactions

1,198,441

1,356,053

-11.6

 

Toronto Stock Exchange


February 2016

January 2016 *

February 2015

Volume

8,570,389,864

7,816,243,476

7,056,674,405

Value

$118,390,795,853

$114,761,642,262

$111,291,666,276

Transactions

21,942,016

22,155,766

17,680,681

S&P/TSX Composite Index Close

12,860.35

12,822.13

15,234.34





Daily Averages




Volume

428.5 million

390.8 million

371.4 million

Value

$5,919.5 million

$5,738.1 million

$5,857.5 million

Transactions

1,097,101

1,107,788

930,562

 

Year-to-date Statistics


2016

2015

% Change

Volume

16,386,633,340

15,366,935,739

+6.6

Value

$233,152,438,115

$235,406,063,912

-1.0

Transactions

44,097,782

39,745,907

+10.9





Daily Averages




Volume

409.7 million

384.2 million

+6.6

Value

$5,828.8 million

$5,885.2 million

-1.0

Transactions

1,102,445

993,648

+10.9

 

TSX Venture Exchange


February 2016

January 2016

February 2015

Volume

2,491,943,815

1,887,884,451

2,941,143,943

Value

$563,715,629

$436,213,640

$828,756,915

Transactions

278,858

232,752

367,481

S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close

541.73

499.52

706.73





Daily Averages




Volume

124.6 million

94.4 million

154.8 million

Value

$28.2 million

$21.8 million

$43.6 million

Transactions

13,943

11,638

19,341

 

Year-to-date Statistics


2016

2015

% Change  

Volume

4,379,828,266

5,550,318,205

-21.1

Value

$999,929,269

$1,580,729,376

-36.7

Transactions

511,610

740,902

-30.9





Daily Averages




Volume

109.5 million

138.8 million

-21.1

Value

$25.0 million

$39.5 million

-36.7

Transactions

12,790

18,523

-30.9

 

Alpha**


February 2016

January 2016

February 2015

Volume

782,402,833

690,456,046

1,326,928,153

Value

$11,119,395,302

$9,877,288,906

$18,065,381,110

Transactions

1,623,762

1,704,484

4,861,528





Daily Averages




Volume

39.1 million

34.5 million

69.8 million

Value

$556.0 million

$493.9 million

$950.8 million

Transactions

81,188

85,224

255,870

 

Year-to-date Statistics


2016

2015

% Change 

Volume

1,472,858,879

2,913,209,898

-49.4

Value

$20,996,684,208

38,668,090,280

-45.7

Transactions

3,328,246

10,927,555

-69.5





Daily Averages




Volume

36.8 million

72.8 million

-49.4

Value

$524.9 million

$966.7 million

-45.7

Transactions

83,206

273,189

-69.5

 

Montréal Exchange


February 2016

January 2016

February 2015

Derivatives Volume (Contracts)

8,470,741

7,985,720

6,402,096

Open Interest (Contracts)

6,026,235

5,560,747

4,992,563

 

Year-to-date Statistics


2016

2015

% Change

Volume (Contracts)

16,456,461

13,340,068

+23.4

Open Interest (Contracts)

6,026,235

4,992,563

+20.7

 

NGX


February 2016

January 2016

February 2015

Energy Volume*** (Terajoules)

1,312,197

962,178

1,203,159

 

Year-to-date Statistics


2016

2015

% Change

Energy Volume*** (Terajoules)

2,274,375

2,229,211

+2.0

*correction

^2015 trading totals for "All TMX Equities Marketplaces" include TMX Select trading up until September 18, 2015.  TMX Select ceased operation at the close of business September 18, 2015.

**Alpha relaunched as an unprotected marketplace with a new trading model, revised trading rules and new pricing schedule on September 21, 2015. Going forward from that date, statistics will not be directly comparable to prior periods.

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

All figures are as of February 29, 2016.  Because certain trades do not settle on the trade date, 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, 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: @TMXGroup.

SOURCE Toronto Stock Exchange

For further information: Catherine Kee, Manager, Corporate Communications, TMX Group, 416-814-8834, catherine.kee@tmx.com


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