TSX Venture Exchange Statistics - MAY 2009



    TORONTO, June 4 /CNW/ -

    
                 TSX Venture Exchange Statistics - MAY 2009
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                                    May 2009      April 2009        May 2008
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    Value                     $1,085,956,548    $779,586,925  $3,068,991,457
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    Volume                     3,758,285,742   3,100,226,639   4,455,264,193
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    Transactions                     366,358         325,540         647,863
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    Issuers Listed                     2,437           2,441           2,410
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    Number of New Listings(*)              6               7              17
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    New Equity Financing (1)    $181,892,211    $156,618,413    $447,736,354
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    Market Cap of Listed
     Equity Issuers ($ Billion)        $24.9           $22.3           $55.6
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    Daily Averages
     (including NEX)
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    Value                      $54.3 million   $37.1 million  $146.1 million
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    Volume                     187.9 million   147.6 million   212.2 million
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    Transactions                      18,318          15,502          30,851
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                 TSX Venture Exchange Year-to-Date Statistics

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                                  May 2009         May 2008         % Change
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    Value                   $3,639,737,330  $13,800,364,739            -73.6%
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    Volume                  14,927,950,687   20,132,249,196            -25.9%
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    Transactions                 1,491,390        3,000,175            -50.3%
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    Issuers Listed                   2,437            2,410             +1.1%
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    Number of New
     Listings(*)                        37              125            -70.4%
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    New Equity Financing(1)   $869,915,176   $2,464,098,555            -64.7%
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    Market Cap of Listed
     Equity Issuers
     ($ Billion)                     $24.9            $55.6            -55.2%
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    Daily Averages
     (including NEX)
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    Value                    $35.3 million   $131.4 million            -73.1%
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    Volume                   144.9 million    191.7 million            -24.4%
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    Transactions                   14,479           28,573            -49.3%
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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.
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    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.





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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