TORONTO, April 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Representatives from the Toronto Blue Jays will join Tom Kloet, CEO, TMX Group, to open trading on Toronto Stock Exchange today to celebrate the start of the 2012 season.
"Coming off a great spring training, the Blue Jays are not just talented but an exciting team," said Mr. Kloet. "We are very pleased to welcome them back to Toronto Stock Exchange and wish them success for both tonight's home opener and the 2012 season."
Among those in attendance from the Toronto Blue Jays will be Ricky Romero, pitcher, Paul Beeston, President & CEO, Alex Anthopoulos, Senior Vice President Baseball Operations & General Manager, and John Farrell, Manager.
|WHAT:||Toronto Blue Jays Open Trading on Toronto Stock Exchange|
|WHO:||Ricky Romero, Pitcher, Toronto Blue Jays|
|Paul Beeston, President & CEO, Toronto Blue Jays|
|Alex Anthopoulos - Senior Vice President, Baseball Operations & General Manager, Toronto Blue Jays|
|John Farrell, Manager, Toronto Blue Jays|
|Tom Kloet, CEO, TMX Group|
|WHEN:||Monday, April 9, 2012, 9:00 a.m. (EDT)|
|WHERE:||TMX Broadcast Centre|
|The Exchange Tower|
|130 King Street West|
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.
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, TMX Select, Montreal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas Exchange, Boston Options Exchange (BOX), Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across Canada (Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London and Beijing. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup.
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Director, Corporate Communications