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Press release from CNW Group

TMX Group - Consolidated Trading Statistics June 2012

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

TMX Group - Consolidated Trading Statistics June 201212:21 EDT Wednesday, July 04, 2012Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Montreal Exchange, NGXTORONTO, July 4, 2012 /CNW/ - TMX Group Inc. today announced June 2012 trading statistics for its diversified group of exchanges - Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, Montreal Exchange (MX) and Natural Gas Exchange (NGX), as well as TMX Select, TMX Group's alternative trading system.MX achieved a trading volume record in Q2 2012 with 17,877,583 contracts traded, which surpassed the previous record of 16,758,247 contracts traded that was established in Q3 2011. MX experienced a 19% decrease in volume in June 2012 from May 2012, and was down 11% compared to June 2011. Open interest at the end of June 2012 was down 2% compared to the end of May 2012, though it was up 6% compared to the end of June 2011.Toronto Stock Exchange experienced a 3% decrease in trading volume in June 2012 compared to May 2012; volume was down 18% compared to June 2011. Volume on TSX Venture Exchange decreased 18% from May 2012 and was down 32% from June 2011.Volume on NGX was down 21% compared to May 2012, and was down 9% compared to the same month a year earlier.Toronto Stock Exchange June 2012May 2012June 2011Volume6,977,504,8127,171,270,5258,489,153,556Value$101,370,214,901$100,990,834,596$120,771,905,179Transactions15,798,46716,556,00316,847,779S&P/TSX Composite Index Close11,596.5611,513.2113,300.87    Daily Averages   Volume332.3 million326.0 million385.9 millionValue$4,827.2 million$4,590.5 million$5,489.6 millionTransactions752,308752,546765,808Year-to-date Statistics 2012 2011 % ChangeVolume45,197,157,47154,919,566,209-17.7Value$650,675,187,275$773,822,066,003-15.9Transactions100,761,602100,872,373-0.1    Daily Averages   Volume358.7 million439.4 million-18.4Value$5,164.1 million$6,190.6 million-16.6Transactions799,695806,979-0.9TSX Venture Exchange June 2012May 2012June 2011Volume2,758,352,0803,346,100,6904,076,672,536Value$1,556,300,324$1,994,924,998$2,880,209,256Transactions587,525766,628987,154S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close1,190.991,289.731,904.18    Daily Averages   Volume131.4 million152.1 million           185.3 millionValue               $74.1 million              $90.7 million        $130.9 millionTransactions27,97734,84744,871Year-to-date Statistics 2012 2011% Change Volume24,046,739,87841,598,512,561-42.2Value        $14,340,156,822$29,688,573,228-51.7Transactions5,059,1078,365,572-39.5    Daily Averages   Volume190.8 million332.8 million-42.7Value$113.8 million$237.5 million                       -52.1Transactions40,15266,925                       -40.0TMX Select* June 2012May 2012June 2011Volume210,087,900237,283,600N/AValue$2,521,203,037$2,616,874,105N/ATransactions564,337681,948N/A    Daily Averages   Volume10.0 million10.8 millionN/AValue$120.1 million$118.9 millionN/ATransactions26,87330,998N/AYear-to-date Statistics 2012 2011% Change  Volume1,432,708,200N/AN/AValue$17,200,718,445N/AN/ATransactions3,806,811N/AN/A    Daily Averages   Volume11.4 millionN/AN/AValue$136.5 millionN/AN/ATransactions30,213N/AN/AMontreal Exchange June 2012May 2012June 2011Volume (Contracts)5,461,3636,720,5666,164,764Open Interest (Contracts)4,627,2414,720,1344,361,887Year-to-date Statistics 2012 2011% ChangeVolume (Contracts)34,223,69130,823,273+11.1Open Interest (Contracts)4,627,2414,361,887+6.1NGX June 2012May 2012June 2011Total Energy Volume** (Terajoules)1,149,4451,463,0411,260,746Year-to-date Statistics 20122011% ChangeTotal Energy Volume** (Terajoules)7,824,0827,643,644+2.4* commenced July 11, 2011**NGX Total Energy Volume includes trading and clearing in natural gas, crude oil and electricity.All figures are as of June 30, 2012.  Because trades have a three-day settlement, figures may be subject to change until all June trades are finalized. The previous month's data has been updated to reflect known trade corrections.TMX Group guarantees neither the completeness nor the accuracy of this information. The information contained in this media release is provided for informational purposes only and you agree not to rely upon the information contained in this media release for any trading, business, or financial purposes.  By using this media release, you expressly agree to the condition thatTMX Group assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or inaccuracies in this media release.S&P is a trade-mark owned by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. and is used under license.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, TMX Select, Montreal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas Exchange, Boston Options Exchange (BOX), Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across Canada (Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing and Sydney. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup.For further information: Aimee Paget Communications Specialist TMX Group 416-947-4685 aimee.paget@tmx.com