TMX Smart Order Router launch complete

    TORONTO, April 22 /CNW/ - TMX Group Inc. announced today the completion
of its successful launch of its smart order routing solution for Toronto Stock
Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange Participating Organizations. The first phase
of the launch was completed on December 15, 2008 when the router was made
available for order entry through the FIX (Financial Information eXchange)
protocol. The TMX Smart Order Router is now also available in STAMP
(Securities Trading Access Message Protocol).
    The TMX Smart Order Router provides subscribers with trading access to
all visible Canadian marketplaces trading Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX
Venture Exchange listed securities. The TMX solution benefits customers by
residing next to Canada's largest liquidity pool and by offering advanced
routing features to help market participants operate more efficiently and cost
effectively in a multiple marketplace environment.
    "The TMX integrated smart router solution demonstrates our continued
commitment to meeting our customers' and the trading industry's needs," said
Kevan Cowan, Group Head of Equities, TMX. "With its enhanced routing
technology and feature set, the TMX Smart Order Router not only provides
customers with a superior solution to meet their regulatory best price
obligations, it also assists them in achieving best execution."

    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

For further information:

For further information: Carolyn Quick, Director, Corporate
Communications, TMX Group, (416) 947-4597,

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