TORONTO, June 5 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Securities Administration
(CSA) announced that TSX Inc., the wholly-owned subsidiary of TMX Group Inc.
(TMX) will act as an information processor for exchange-traded equity
securities for a period of five years commencing July 1, 2009. "We are
extremely pleased with the CSA's announcement," said Tom Kloet, TMX CEO. "We
are confident that the TMX solution is best able to serve the interests of
The role of an Information Processor is to provide a central source of
consolidated Canadian equity market data that meets standards approved by
regulators. The TMX Information Processor products include the Consolidated
Data Feed (CDF(TM)), Canadian Best Bid and Offer (CBBO(R)), Consolidated Last
Sale and a consolidated book. CDF and CBBO are currently available and provide
market participants with low-latency access to consolidated real-time market
data from multiple Canadian equity marketplaces. These products use world
class third-party technology and are delivered to clients through existing
telecommunication links with TMX.
"The TMX Information Processor solution leverages this existing client
connectivity, providing economic efficiencies for all market participants,"
said Eric Sinclair, Senior Vice President, TMX Datalinx. "Our high-speed
solution is designed to offer ease of access to Canadian marketplace content
for domestic and international clients."
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, 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.
For further information:
For further information: Carolyn Quick, Director, Corporate
Communications, TMX Group, (416) 947-4597, firstname.lastname@example.org