TORONTO, Jan. 24 /CNW/ - TMX Group Inc. today announced that Montréal
Exchange established a new equity option trading record on January 21,
2011. 205,910 contracts were traded, which surpassed the previous
record of 183,136 contracts set on December 17, 2010.
Total trading volume on Montréal Exchange in 2010 was 44,296,907
contracts, which represents a 27.5% increase compared to 2009.
About TMX Group (TSX-X)
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, Montréal 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 Toronto Stock Exchange
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Director, Corporate Communications