MX shares expected to commence trading on March 27, 2007

    MONTREAL, March 23 /CNW Telbec/ - Montréal Exchange Inc. (MX) today
announced that it had filed and obtained a receipt from the Autorité des
marchés financiers and the other Canadian Securities Administrators for a
final non-offering prospectus relating to the previously announced listing of
its 30,977,183 outstanding common shares on Toronto Stock Exchange. MX's final
prospectus is now available on the SEDAR website at, and on the
MX website at
    The common shares of MX are expected to commence trading on the Toronto
Stock Exchange under the symbol "MXX" on March 27, 2007.
    This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a
solicitation of an offer to buy common shares of MX. The common shares have
not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of
1933, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration
or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.

    About Montréal Exchange Inc.

    The Montréal Exchange (MX) is Canada's financial derivatives exchange.
The MX offers trading in Canadian interest rate, index and equity derivatives.
Clearing, settlement and risk management services are provided by an AA rated
clearing-house, the Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, fully owned by
the MX. Our integrated trading and clearing services are supported by an MX
proprietary suite of exchange technologies, known as SOLA(R). The MX is a
significant owner and the technical operator of the Boston Options Exchange
(BOX), a U.S. automated equity options market. The Montréal Climate Exchange
(MCeX) - which aims to become the first regulated environment market in Canada
- is a joint venture of the Chicago Climate Exchange(R) and the MX. For more
information about the Montréal Exchange, please visit

    All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in
this news release are forward-looking statements or contain forward-looking
information. The forward-looking statements and forward-looking information
set forth above involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause
actual results to differ materially from any such statement, including the
risks and uncertainties discussed in MX's non-offering prospectus dated March
23, 2007. The forward-looking statements speak only as of the date made, and
MX expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any
forward-looking statements or forward-looking information, whether as a result
of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by
applicable law.

For further information:

For further information: Jean Charles Robillard, (514) 871-3551,

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