TSX Venture Exchange Statistics - JULY 2008



    TORONTO, Aug. 8 /CNW/ -

    
                 TSX Venture Exchange Statistics - JULY 2008
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                              July 2008        June 2008        July 2007
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    Value                   $1,825,529,045   $3,958,576,801   $2,994,378,340
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    Volume                   2,947,275,999    5,190,324,603    3,625,873,433
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    Transactions                   481,558          805,890          620,948
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    Issuers Listed                   2,413            2,396            2,281
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    Number of New Listings(*)           33               12               17
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    New Equity Financing(1)   $981,207,347     $912,765,398   $1,502,559,898
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    Market Cap of Listed
     Equity Issuers ($ Billion)      $47.8            $55.9            $64.9
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    Daily Averages
    (including NEX)
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    Value                    $82.9 million   $188.5 million   $142.6 million
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    Volume                   133.9 million    247.2 million    172.7 million
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    Transactions                    21,889           38,376           29,569
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                 TSX Venture Exchange Year-to-Date Statistics
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                                July 2008        July 2007        % Change
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    Value                    $19,584,470,585  $28,176,362,194         -30.5%
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    Volume                    28,269,849,798   30,551,609,963          -7.5%
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    Transactions                   4,287,623        5,271,978         -18.7%
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    Issuers Listed                     2,413            2,281          +5.8%
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    Number of New Listings(*)            170              136           +25%
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    New Equity Financing(1)   $4,358,071,300   $7,330,186,480         -40.5%
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    Market Cap of Listed
     Equity Issuers ($ Billion)        $47.8            $64.9         -26.3%
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    Daily Averages (including
     NEX)
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    Value                     $132.3 million   $190.4 million         -30.5%
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    Volume                     191.0 million    206.4 million          -7.5%
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    Transactions                      28,970           35,621         -18.7%
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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.
    

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

    About TMX Group (TSX-X)
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global financial community who access Canada's capital market. From its home
base in Canada TMX Group reaches internationally, as its equity markets are
the 7th largest in the world by market capitalization and list more resource
companies than any other exchange group. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto
and maintains offices in Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver. For more information
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