TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - March 2016

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

TORONTO, April 6, 2016 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced March 2016 trading statistics for its marketplaces – Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TSX Alpha Exchange (Alpha), Montréal Exchange (MX) and NGX.

On March 14, 2016, MX reached a new daily volume record on S&P/TSX 60 Index Options (SXO) with 55,810 contracts traded.

NGX set a new monthly overall power volume record in March 2016 of 26.1 terawatt-hours (TWh), which included a new monthly record for electricity volume with 15.8 TWh of Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) facilitated power.

All TMX Equities Marketplaces*


March 2016

February 2016

March 2015

Volume

14,507,052,605

11,844,450,807

13,162,246,524

Value

$145,032,850,889

$130,065,822,271

$146,041,475,374

Transactions

25,181,325

23,844,572

25,576,883





Daily Averages




Volume

 659.4 million

592.2 million

598.3 million

Value

$6,592.4 million

$6,503.3 million

$6,638.2 million

Transactions

1,144,606

1,192,229

1,162,586

 

Year-to-date Statistics


2016

2015

% Change

Volume                             

36,746,087,385

37,804,926,477

-2.8

Value

$400,173,817,968

$432,240,642,339

-7.4

Transactions

73,118,899

79,819,020

-8.4





Daily Averages




Volume

592.7 Million

609.8 million

-2.8

Value

$6,454.4 million

$6,971.6 million

-7.4

Transactions

1,179,337

1,287,404

-8.4

 

Toronto Stock Exchange


March 2016

February 2016

March 2015

Volume

10,439,254,194

8,570,104,159

7,667,308,470

Value

$133,321,820,926

$118,382,711,340

$121,524,569,155

Transactions

23,347,302

21,941,952

18,538,452

S&P/TSX Composite Index Close

13,494.36

12,860.35

14,902.44





Daily Averages




Volume

 474.5 Million

428.5 million

348.5 million

Value

$6,060.1 million

$5,919.1 million

$5,523.8 million

Transactions

1,061,241

1,097,098

842,657

 

Year-to-date Statistics


2016

2015

% Change

Volume

26,825,601,829

23,034,244,209

+16.5

Value

$366,466,174,528

$356,930,633,067

+2.7

Transactions

67,445,020

58,284,359

+15.7





Daily Averages




Volume

432.7 million

371.5 million

+16.5

Value

$5,910.7 million

$5,756.9 million

+2.7

Transactions

1,087,823

940,070

+15.7

 

TSX Venture Exchange


March 2016

February 2016

March 2015

Volume

3,205,843,336

2,491,943,815

3,621,365,977

Value

$792,306,567

$563,715,629

$945,517,650

Transactions

382,168

278,858

428,839

S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close

581.08

541.73

680.07





Daily Averages




Volume

 145.7 million

124.6 million

164.6 million

Value

$36.0 million

$28.2 million

$43.0 million

Transactions

17,371

13,943

19,493

 

Year-to-date Statistics


2016

2015

% Change

Volume

7,585,671,602

9,171,684,182

-17.3

Value

$1,792,235,836

$2,526,247,026

-29.1

Transactions

893,778

1,169,741

-23.6





Daily Averages




Volume

122.3 million

147.9 million

-17.3

Value

$28.9 million

$40.7 million

-29.1

Transactions

14,416

18,867

-23.6

 

Alpha**


March 2016

February 2016

March 2015

Volume

861,955,075

782,402,833

1,418,457,050

Value

$10,918,723,396

$11,119,395,302

$18,344,635,548

Transactions

1,451,855

1,623,762

5,187,718





Daily Averages




Volume

 39.2 million

39.1 million

64.5 million

Value

$496.3 million

$556.0 million

$833.8 million

Transactions

65,993

81,188

235,805

               

Year-to-date Statistics


2016

2015

% Change

Volume

2,334,813,954

4,331,666,948

-46.1

Value

$31,915,407,604

$57,012,725,828

-44.0

Transactions

4,780,101

16,115,273

-70.3





Daily Averages




Volume

37.7 million

69.9 million

-46.1

Value

$514.8 million

$919.6 million

-44.0

Transactions

77,098

259,924

-70.3

 

Montréal Exchange


March 2016

February 2016

March 2015

Derivatives Volume (Contracts)

7,812,111

8,470,741

5,696,805

Open Interest (Contracts)

5,779,941

6,026,235

4,768,407

 

Year-to-date Statistics


2016

2015

% Change

Volume (Contracts)

24,268,572

19,036,873

+27.5

Open Interest (Contracts)

5,779,941

4,768,407

+21.2

 

NGX


March 2016

February 2016

March 2015

Energy Volume*** (Terajoules)

1,401,806

1,312,197

1,266,306

 

Year-to-date Statistics


2016

2015

% Change

Energy Volume*** (Terajoules)

3,676,181

3,495,517

+5.2

corrected


*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 March 31, 2016. Because certain trades do not settle on the trade date, 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, 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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