FT Portfolios Canada Co. to open trading on TSX this morning
TORONTO, May 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) today
welcomed FT Portfolios Canada Co. to the Exchange. FT Portfolios
Canada Co. is a privately owned company and an affiliate of Chicago
based First Trust Portfolios L.P. (First Trust), a U.S. registered
broker-dealer and U.S.-based exchange traded fund (ETF) sponsor.
"We are proud that FT Portfolios Canada Co. chose to list its products
on Toronto Stock Exchange," said Ungad Chadda, Senior Vice President,
TSX. "TSX is also proud that we continue to innovate and offer a
diverse range of ETFs and other exchange traded products to investors."
To celebrate the listing of FT Portfolios Canada Co.'s three new ETFs on
TSX, Fraser Howell, President and Chief Financial Officer of FT
Portfolios Canada Co., will join Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business
Development, ETFs and Structured Products, TSX, to open trading this
morning at 9:30 a.m. ET.
First Trust is the fourth U.S. firm with a Canadian affiliate offering
ETFs on TSX. There are currently 293 ETFs and exchange traded notes
listed on TSX with a combined market capitalization of over $68
For Market Openings: Media may pick up a feed from the TOC (television operations centre)
for all market open ceremonies. The feed is named TSX Transmit 2 and is
produced at the TMX Broadcast Centre and sent live to the TOC. Those
featured in the market opening move into position for the market open
ceremony at approximately 9:27 a.m. and the markets will open with the
sound of a siren (the traditional market open on Toronto Stock
Exchange) at 9:30 a.m.
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TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and
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income and energy. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX
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Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas
Exchange, BOX Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers,
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markets, clearing facilities, depository services, data products and
other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is
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Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (New York, Houston, Boston
and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing and Sydney. For more
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