TSX Group welcomes Toronto FC to open trading



    TORONTO, April 26 /CNW/ - Toronto FC Coach Mo Johnston and a number of
Toronto FC players will open the market on Friday at the TSX Broadcast Centre.
Toronto's newest professional sport team will take the field this Saturday for
their home opener at BMO Field against the Kansas City Wizards. Toronto is the
13th team in the Major League Soccer, and the first outside of the United
States. To learn more, visit toronto.fc.mlsnet.com/t280.

    
    9:00am    Toronto FC officials arrive at TSX Broadcast Centre -
              130 King Street West, Toronto

    9:05am    Official Welcome

    9:25am    Toronto FC
              Representatives will move to upper level to open market with
              TSX Executives

    9:30am    Opening of the market sequence
              Coach Mo Johnston and the players will open the market

    9:35am    Formal Photographs
              Media Wall (upper level)

    9:45am    Ceremony concludes
    

    Television Editors
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    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 TSX Group Inc. (TSX-X)
    ----------------------------
    TSX Group operates Canada's two national stock exchanges, Toronto Stock
Exchange serving the senior equity market and TSX Venture Exchange serving the
public venture equity market, Natural Gas Exchange (NGX), a leading North
American exchange for the trading and clearing of natural gas and electricity
contracts and Shorcan Brokers Limited, the country's first fixed income
inter-dealer broker. TSX are the initials attached to the core equity
operations of TSX Group (www.tsx.com): Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture
Exchange, TSX Markets, TSX Datalinx, and TSX Technologies. TSX Group is
headquartered in Toronto and maintains offices in Montreal, Winnipeg, Calgary
and Vancouver.





For further information:

For further information: Steve Kee, Director, Media & Marketing, TSX
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)
218-2892, steve.kee@tsx.com; Sylvin Gauthier, Information Coordinator,
Montreal Office (514) 788-2414, sylvin.gauthier@tsx.com


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