TSX Venture Exchange Statistics - December 2009

TORONTO, Jan. 7 /CNW/ -

    
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                           December 2009     November 2009     December 2008
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    Value                 $2,055,458,258    $2,333,076,623      $559,767,559
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    Volume                 4,690,194,429     5,231,952,141     4,048,979,261
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    Transactions                 610,940           677,631           267,961
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    Issuers Listed                 2,375             2,381             2,443
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    Number of New
     Listings*                      16                11                11
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    New Equity
     Financing(1)           $919,455,480      $936,808,407      $130,606,862
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    Market Cap of Listed
     Equity Issuers
     ($ Billion)                   $36.3             $35.6             $17.1
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    Daily Averages
     (including NEX)
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    Value                 $100.3 million    $111.1 million     $28.0 million
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    Volume                 228.8 million     249.1 million     202.4 million
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    Transactions                  29,802            32,268            13,398
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                 TSX Venture Exchange Year-to-Date Statistics

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                           December 2009     December 2008          % Change
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    Value                $16,092,576,249   $23,796,145,949             -32.4%
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    Volume                46,825,340,177    44,052,175,503              +6.3%
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    Transactions               5,336,030         5,912,615              -9.8%
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    Issuers Listed                 2,375             2,443              -2.8%
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    Number of New
     Listings*                     107               233            -54.01%
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    New Equity
     Financing(1)         $5,062,914,804    $5,560,244,148              -8.9%
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    Market Cap of Listed
     Equity Issuers
     ($ Billion)                   $36.3             $17.1            +112.3%
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    Daily Averages
     (including NEX)
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    Value                  $64.2 million     $94.8 million             -32.3%
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    Volume                 186.9 million     175.5 million              +6.5%
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    Transactions                  21,302            23,556              -9.6%
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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 TSXV E-Review. To subscribe to the TSXV E-Review, contact 416-947-4452 or email marketdata@tsxdatalinx.com.

    
    About TMX Group Inc. (TSX-X)
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TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, Montreal Exchange, Natural Gas Exchange, Boston Options Exchange (BOX), Shorcan, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide trading markets, clearing facilities, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto with offices in Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com.

SOURCE TSX Venture Exchange

For further information: For further information: Carolyn Quick, Director, Corporate Communications, TMX Group Inc., (416) 947-4597, carolyn.quick@tsx.com; Catherine McGravey, Senior Manager, Business Operations, TSX Datalinx, (416) 947-4655, catherine.mcgravey@tsxdatalinx.com


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