TSX Venture Exchange Statistics - February 2008



    TORONTO, March 7 /CNW/ -

    
               TSX Venture Exchange Statistics - February 2008
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                                Feb 2008         Jan 2008         Feb 2007
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    Value                   $2,572,151,790   $3,061,358,068   $4,976,347,517
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    Volume                   3,940,846,978    4,273,224,947    4,860,216,895
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    Transactions                   566,177          662,152          837,794
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    Issuers Listed                   2,362            2,352            2,261
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    Number of New Listings(*)           25               21               24
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    New Equity Financing(1)   $388,533,656     $628,513,154     $804,852,333
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    Market Cap of Listed Equity
     Issuers ($ Billion)             $57.2            $53.8            $60.9
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    Daily Averages
     (including NEX)
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    Value                   $128.6 million   $139.2 million   $248.8 million
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    Volume                   197.0 million    194.2 million    243.0 million
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    Transactions                    28,309           30,098           41,890
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                 TSX Venture Exchange Year-to-Date Statistics

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                                Feb 2008         Feb 2007           % Change
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    Value                   $5,633,509,858   $8,518,788,710           -33.9%
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    Volume                   8,214,071,925    8,943,810,854            -8.2%
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    Transactions                 1,228,329        1,559,286           -21.2%
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    Issuers Listed                   2,362            2,261            +4.5%
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    Number of New
     Listings(*)                        46               39           +17.9%
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    New Equity
     Financing(1)           $1,017,046,810   $1,369,209,005           -25.7%
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    Market Cap of Listed Equity
     Issuers ($ Billion)             $57.2            $60.9            -6.1%
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    Daily Averages
     (including NEX)
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    Value                   $134.1 million   $202.8 million           -33.9%
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    Volume                   195.6 million    212.9 million            -8.2%
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    Transactions                    29,246           37,126           -21.2%
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    (1) Secondary financings include prospectus offerings on both a treasury
        and secondary basis.
    

    Full statistical information for TSX Venture Exchange for the month of
    February 2008 is available in the TSX Venture eReview. To subscribe
    please contact marketdata@tsxdatalinx.com.

    About TSX Group Inc. (TSX-X)
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    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 Group also owns The Equicom Group Inc., a leading
provider of investor relations and related corporate communication services in
Canada. TSX Group is headquartered in Toronto and maintains offices in
Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver.

    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.





For further information:

For further information: Steve Kee, Director, Corporate Communications,
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


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