TORONTO, June 1 /CNW/ - TMX Group Inc. today announced that the Montréal Exchange established a new record for monthly average daily volume. During the month of May 2010, average daily volume traded was 218,846 contracts, surpassing the previous record of 216,626 contracts set in February 2007. All product segments contributed to the volume performance in both interest rate and equity derivatives products during the month of May. Average daily volume for interest rate derivatives products was 105,987 and the average daily volume for equity derivatives products was 112,859.
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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.
SOURCE Toronto Stock Exchange
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