TSX Venture Exchange Statistics - August 2008



    TORONTO, Sept. 5 /CNW/ -

    
                TSX Venture Exchange Statistics - AUGUST 2008
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                              August 2008       July 2008       August 2007
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    Value                   $1,158,875,067   $1,825,529,045   $2,542,160,968
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    Volume                   2,152,051,788    2,947,275,999    3,330,928,549
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    Transactions                   346,514          481,558          569,792
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    Issuers Listed                   2,420            2,413            2,283
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    Number of New
     Listings(*)                        16               33               23
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    New Equity
     Financing(1)             $402,638,793     $981,207,347   $1,056,332,078
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    Market Cap of Listed
     Equity Issuers
     ($ Billion)                     $42.8            $47.8            $54.7
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    Daily Averages
    (including NEX)
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    Value                    $57.9 million    $82.9 million   $115.6 million
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    Volume                   107.6 million    133.9 million    151.4 million
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    Transactions                    17,326           21,889           25,900
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                TSX Venture Exchange Year-to-Date Statistics
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                              August 2008        Aug 2007           % Change
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    Value                  $20,743,345,652  $30,718,523,161           -32.5%
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    Volume                  30,421,901,586   33,882,538,512           -10.2%
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    Transactions                 4,634,137        5,841,770           -20.7%
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    Issuers Listed                   2,420            2,283            +6.0%
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    Number of New
     Listings(*)                       186              159           +17.0%
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    New Equity
     Financing(1)           $4,760,710,093   $8,386,518,559           -43.2%
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    Market Cap of Listed
     Equity Issuers
     ($ Billion)                     $42.8            $54.7           -21.8%
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    Daily Averages
     (including NEX)
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    Value                   $123.5 million   $180.7 million           -31.7%
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    Volume                   181.1 million    199.3 million            -9.1%
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      Transactions                  27,584           34,363           -19.7%
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    (1) Secondary financings include prospectus offerings on both a treasury
        and secondary basis.

    TSX Venture and NEX market statistics are combined. TSX Venture only
    figures are indicated by an (*).

    TSX Venture Exchange market statistics do not include data for debt
    securities.
    

    TSX Venture Exchange 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 purpose. By using this media release, you expressly agree to the
condition that TSX Venture Exchange assumes no liability or responsibility for
any errors or inaccuracies in this media release.

    Additional market statistics are available in the monthly TSX E-Review.
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    About TMX Group Inc. (TSX-X)
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community who access Canada's capital markets. TMX Group is headquartered in
Toronto with offices in Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver. For more information
about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tsx.com.





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