VANCOUVER, July 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange will host a market close ceremony today at Vancouver's University Golf Club to celebrate the fifth annual TMX Charity Golf Classic. The tournament has raised over $350,000 for the benefitting charities over the past four years.
"The TMX Charity Golf Classic is an event that allows us to support worthwhile charities and give back to the community we live in," said John McCoach, President, TSX Venture Exchange. "The generosity of our clients help to make this event a huge success each year."
Mr. McCoach, along with representatives from the charities and members of the Vancouver business community will close the market this afternoon at 4:00 p.m. ET/1:00 p.m. PT from the 10th tee box.
The proceeds raised from the event will benefit the Cerebral Palsy Association of British Columbia and Room to Read.
For more information, please visit www.tmxgolf.com/vancouver.
For Market Closings: Media may pick up a feed from the TOC (television operations centre) for all market close ceremonies. The feed is named TSX Transmit 1 (SD-SDI) and is produced at the TMX Broadcast Centre and sent live to the TOC. The client moves into position for the market close ceremony at approximately 3:57 p.m. ET/12:57 p.m. PT and the markets will close with the sound of a siren (the traditional market close on Toronto Stock Exchange) at 4:00 p.m. ET/1:00 p.m. PT.
About TMX Group (TSX:X)
TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TSX Alpha Exchange, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montréal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, NGX, BOX Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, AgriClear and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, depository services, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across Canada (Montréal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing, Singapore and Sydney. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at http://www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter: @TMXGroup.
SOURCE TMX Group Limited
For further information: Catherine Kee, Manager, Corporate Communications, TMX Group, 416-814-8834,[email protected]