Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange participating in series
TORONTO, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - TMX Group, one of the world's leading
mining exchange groups, welcomes the international mining community to
this year's Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada's (PDAC)
International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange, being held
in Toronto through March 5, 2014.
"Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange are the only truly
diversified mining exchanges that support the industry from grass roots
explorers to developers and some of the world's largest producing
mining companies," said Kevan Cowan, President, TSX Markets and Group
Head of Equities, TMX Group. "We have a proven track record and are
excited to share this with the mining community at PDAC."
A series of market open ceremonies are planned throughout the week.
Today, TMX Group is hosting a delegation from Peru including the Lima
Stock Exchange and dual-listed issuers from both exchanges. On
Tuesday, March 4, TMX Group will host representatives from PDAC. On
Wednesday, March 5, TMX Group will host MineAfrica, which includes
delegations from various African countries.
This year, market close ceremonies are also planned at Toronto Stock
Exchange. A business and government delegation from Chile will close
trading today. TMX Group will host a delegation from Argentina on
Tuesday, March 4 and Mining Matters will close the market on Wednesday,
On March 3, John McCoach, President, TSX Venture Market will be speaking
at a seminar hosted by ProChile and the Ministry of Mining of Chile.
Mr. McCoach will also be speaking at a seminar titled, "The Role of
Stock Exchanges in Facilitating Capital-Raising" on March 4 and on
March 5 he will be speaking at Fasken Martineau's and the Peruvian
delegation's breakfast seminar titled, "The Growing Relationship
between Canadian and Latin American markets".
Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange are the world's number
one listing venue for mining companies. As at January 31, 2014, the
Exchanges were home to 1,612 mining issuers that have a combined market
capitalization of $269 billion.
For Market Openings and Closings: Media may pick up a feed from the TOC (television operations centre)
for all market open and close ceremonies. The feed is named TSX
Transmit 1 (SD-SDI) and is produced at the TMX Broadcast Centre and sent live to the Toronto
TOC. Those featured in the market opening and market closing move into
position for the ceremony at approximately 9:27 a.m. and 3:57 p.m.
respectively and the markets will open/close with the sound of a siren
(the traditional market open/close on Toronto Stock Exchange) at 9:30
a.m. and 4:00 p.m. ET.
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, BOX 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.
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