TORONTO, June 25 /CNW/ - TMX Group has its roots back to the launch of
Toronto Stock Exchange in 1852. The Toronto Argonauts were founded in 1873.
Together these two local icons join together to kick off the 2008 Toronto
Argonauts season with a special market opening this Friday, June 27 at the TSX
Broadcast Centre. The Argos play in Winnipeg Friday night and the home opener
is on Thursday, July 3 at Rogers Centre. For more information on tickets,
please visit www.argonauts.ca.
Team co-owner David Cynamon, CEO Michael "Pinball" Clemons, COO Brad
Watters along with Jason, the team's mascot, and members of the 2008 Argos
Cheerleaders will be on hand for the opening.
Where: TSX Broadcast Centre, 130 King Street West, Toronto (Main Floor)
When: Friday, June 27, 2008 - market opening is at 9:30 a.m.
Television Editors: Media may pick up a feed from the TOC (television
operations centre) for all market open ceremonies. The feed is named TSX
Transmit 2 and is produced at the TSX and sent live to the TOC. The client
moves into position for the market open ceremony at approximately 9:27 a.m.
and the markets will open with the sound of a SIREN (the traditional market
open on Toronto Stock Exchange) at 9:30 a.m.
About TMX Group (TSX-X)
TMX Group owns companies that operate markets for multiple asset classes
including equities, derivatives and energy products. From its home base in
Canada, TMX Group reaches internationally as its equity markets list more
resource companies than any other exchange group in the world. TMX Group
provides trading markets, and trading and data products and services to the
global financial community who access Canada's equity capital market. TMX
Group's exchanges are ranked as the 7th largest exchange group in the world
and in 2007, where a record 150 billion of securities volume traded. TMX Group
is headquartered in Toronto and maintains offices in Montreal, Calgary and
Vancouver. For more information on TMX Group, visit our website at
About the Toronto Argonauts
The Toronto Argonauts are North America's oldest professional football
club, celebrating their 135th anniversary in 2008. As Toronto's No.1 community
team through player involvement, community programs and The Argos Foundation,
the Toronto Argonauts, a member of the Canadian Football League (CFL), have 15
Grey Cup championships to their credit. The Toronto Argonauts are
privately-owned by two Toronto-based businessmen. For 2008 season ticket and
group sales packages, please contact the sales team at (416) 341-ARGO. For
more information on the Toronto Argonauts Football Club, please visit
For further information:
For further information: Steve Kee, Director, Corporate Communications,
TMX Group Inc., Toronto Office, (416) 947-4682, Toll Free 1-888-873-8392,
Cellular (416) 358-3714, Vancouver Office (604) 602-6902, Calgary Office (403)