TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - March 2015

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

TORONTO, April 6, 2015 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced March 2015 trading statistics for its marketplaces – Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha, Montreal Exchange (MX) and NGX.

In March 2015, overall trading volume on TMX equities marketplaces was up 13% compared to February 2015 and down 2% compared to March 2014.

Volume on Toronto Stock Exchange in March 2015 increased by 9% compared with the previous month, and was up 6% compared with March 2014. TSX Venture Exchange's trading volume increased 23% compared with February 2015, but was down 13% compared with the same month last year. Trading volume on TMX Select increased 28% compared with February 2015, and was up 22% compared with March 2014. Alpha's volume traded in March 2015 was up 7% compared with the previous month, but decreased 18% compared with March 2014.

Volume on MX decreased 11% in March 2015 from the prior month, but was up 2% compared with March 2014. The level of open interest contracts at the end of March 2015 was down 4% compared with the end of February 2015, but was up 10% compared with the level at the end of March 2014. MX reached a daily open interest record for options on exchange-traded funds on March 20, 2015 of 1,047,762 contracts.

NGX volume was up 5% in March 2015 compared with February 2015, and was down 13% compared to March 2014.

All TMX Equities Marketplaces


March 2015

February 2015

March 2014

Volume

13,183,112,024

11,696,064,003

13,509,139,411

Value

$146,283,916,801

$135,202,777,782

$126,730,881,173

Transactions

25,644,771

24,218,114

22,355,996





Daily Averages




Volume

599.2 million

615.6 million

643.3 million

Value

$6,649.3 million

$7,115.9 million

$6,034.8 million

Transactions

1,165,671

1,274,638

1,064,571

 

Year-to-date Statistics


2015

2014

% Change

Volume

37,825,791,977

39,539,324,145

-4.3

Value

$432,483,083,766

$375,974,370,276

+15.0

Transactions

79,886,908

66,423,941

+20.3





Daily Averages




Volume

 610.1 million

637.7 million

-4.3

Value

$6,975.5 million

$6,064.1 million

+15.0

Transactions

1,288,499

1,071,354

+20.3

Toronto Stock Exchange


March 2015

February 2015

March 2014

Volume

7,667,308,470

7,056,674,405

7,222,002,953

Value

$121,524,569,155

$111,291,666,276

$103,068,625,007

Transactions

18,538,452

17,680,681

15,819,433

S&P/TSX Composite Index Close

14,902.44

15,234.34

14,335.31





Daily Averages




Volume

348.5 million

371.4 million

343.9 million

Value

$5,523.8 million

$5,857.5 million

$4,908.0 million

Transactions

842,657

930,562

753,306

 

Year-to-date Statistics


2015

2014

% Change

Volume

23,034,244,209

21,492,688,566

+7.2

Value

$356,930,633,067

$306,391,598,326

+16.5

Transactions

58,284,359

47,517,874

+22.7





Daily Averages




Volume

371.5 million

346.7 million

+7.2

Value

$5,756.9 million

$4,941.8 million

+16.5

Transactions

940,070

766,417

+22.7

 

TSX Venture Exchange


March 2015

February 2015

March 2014

Volume

3,621,365,977

2,941,143,943

4,173,115,870

Value

$945,517,650

$828,756,915

$1,570,817,052

Transactions

428,839

367,481

617,895

S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close

680.07

706.73

994.56





Daily Averages




Volume

164.6 million

154.8 million

198.7 million

Value

$43.0 million

$43.6 million

$74.8 million

Transactions

19,493

19,341

29,424

 

Year-to-date Statistics


2015

2014

% Change  

Volume

9,171,684,182

11,745,301,327

-21.9

Value

$2,526,247,026

$4,163,094,513

-39.3

Transactions

1,169,741

1,673,285

-30.1





Daily Averages




Volume

147.9 million

189.4 million

-21.9

Value

$40.7 million

$67.1 million

-39.3

Transactions

18,867

26,988

-30.1

TMX Select


March 2015

February 2015

March 2014

Volume

475,980,527

371,317,502

389,439,800

Value

5,469,194,448

$5,016,973,481

$3,111,974,637

Transactions

1,489,762

1,308,424

726,848





Daily Averages




Volume

21.6 million

19.5 million

18.5 million

Value

$248.6 million

$264.1 million

$148.2 million

Transactions

67,716

68,864

34,612

               

Year-to-date Statistics


2015

2014

% Change 

Volume

1,288,196,638

1,151,027,600

+11.9

Value

$16,013,477,845

$9,236,668,724

+73.4

Transactions

4,317,535

2,078,890

+107.7





Daily Averages




Volume

20.8 million

18.6 million

+11.9

Value

$258.3 million

$149.0 million

+73.4

Transactions

69,638

33,530

+107.7

Alpha


March 2015

February 2015

March 2014

Volume

1,418,457,050

1,326,928,153

1,724,580,788

Value

$18,344,635,548

$18,065,381,110

$18,979,464,477

Transactions

5,187,718

4,861,528

5,191,820





Daily Averages




Volume

64.5 million

69.8 million

82.1 million

Value

$833.8 million

$950.8 million

$903.8 million

Transactions

235,805

255,870

247,230

               

Year-to-date Statistics


2015

2014

% Change 

Volume

4,331,666,948

5,150,306,652

-15.9

Value

$57,012,725,828

$56,183,008,713

+1.5

Transactions

16,115,273

15,153,892

+6.3





Daily Averages




Volume

69.9 million

83.1 million

-15.9

Value

$919.6 million

$906.2 million

+1.5

Transactions

259,924

244,418

+6.3

 

Montreal Exchange


March 2015

February 2015

March 2014

Derivatives Volume (Contracts)

5,696,805

6,402,096

5,571,293

Open Interest (Contracts)

4,769,477

4,993,423

4,337,945

 

Year-to-date Statistics


2015

2014

% Change

Volume (Contracts)

19,036,873

17,567,013

+8.37%

Open Interest (Contracts)

4,769,477

4,337,945

+9.95%

NGX*


March 2015

February 2015

March 2014

Energy Volume** (Terajoules)

1,266,306

1,203,159

1,452,170

 

Year-to-date Statistics


2015

2014

% Change

Energy Volume* (Terajoules)

3,495,517

4,285,708

-18.4%

 

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

All figures are as of March 31, 2015.  Because certain trades have a three-day settlement, figures may be subject to change until all March 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.

S&P is the trade-mark of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC and is used under license.

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 and Public Affairs, TMX Group, 416-947-4474, mathieu.labreche@tmx.com

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