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TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - September 2012

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - September 201209:34 EDT Wednesday, October 03, 2012Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha, Montreal Exchange, NGXTORONTO, Oct. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced September 2012 trading statistics for its diversified group of exchanges - Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, Montreal Exchange (MX), Natural Gas Exchange (NGX), TMX Select and Alpha.Trading volume on Toronto Stock Exchange increased 20% in September 2012 compared to the prior month; it was down 22% compared to September 2011. TSX Venture Exchange trading volume was up 11% in September 2012 compared to August 2012 and was down 12% compared to September 2011.  Volume on TMX Select was up 5% compared to August 2012 and was down 46% compared to September 2011. Volume on Alpha increased 11% compared to the prior month and declined 36% compared to September 2011.On a year-to-date basis, trading volume in all TMX Group equity markets in the first nine months of 2012 continued to lag the same period in 2011.Trading volume on Montreal Exchange declined 5% in September 2012 compared to August 2012 and declined 8% compared to September 2011.  Open interest at the end of September 2012 was down 4% compared to the end of last month and up 8% compared to the end of September 2011.NGX's volume increased 3% in September 2012 compared to the previous month, and decreased 13% compared to September 2011.Toronto Stock Exchange September 2012August 2012September 2011Volume6,771,170,7975,636,721,4458,721,135,643Value$97,931,996,853$83,492,946,915$130,574,799,273Transactions13,339,67512,400,77019,500,865S&P/TSX Composite Index Close12,317.4611,949.2611,623.84    Daily Averages   Volume356.4 million256.2 million415.3 millionValue$5,154.3 million$3,795.1 million$6,217.8 millionTransactions702,088563,671928,613Year-to-date Statistics 20122011% ChangeVolume63,393,685,72779,494,431,148-20.3Value$919,394,858,208$1,145,554,102,055-19.7Transactions139,360,005156,867,014-11.2    Daily Averages   Volume337.2 million422.8 million-20.3Value$4,890.4 million$6,093.4 million-19.7Transactions741,277834,399-11.2TSX Venture Exchange September 2012August 2012September 2011Volume3,472,684,2023,118,391,8143,964,727,942Value$1,780,044,208$1,397,233,865$2,431,076,316Transactions683,361588,238889,808S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close1,334.511,240.741,467.17    Daily Averages   Volume182.8 million141.7 million           188.8 millionValue              $93.7 million               $63.5 million          $115.8 millionTransactions35,96626,73842,372Year-to-date Statistics 20122011% ChangeVolume33,163,777,01853,218,038,757-37.7Value        $18,734,284,958$37,142,384,502-49.6Transactions6,870,26011,109,955-38.2    Daily Averages   Volume176.4 million283.1 million-37.7Value$ 99.7  million$197.6 million                      -49.5Transactions36,54459,096                      -38.2TMX Select* September 2012August 2012September 2011Volume160,781,100152,657,300299,476,200Value$1,556,025,361$1,642,153,882$2,607,205,043Transactions404,053399,002693,446    Daily Averages   Volume8.5 million6.9 million14.3 millionValue$81.9 million$74.6 million$124.2 millionTransactions21,26618,13633,021Year-to-date Statistics 20122011% ChangeVolume1,888,087,700490,286,300N/AValue$22,124,662,994$4,560,923,409N/ATransactions5,001,5651,148,278N/A    Daily Averages   Volume10.0 million8.5 millionN/AValue$117.7 million$78.6 millionN/ATransactions26,60419,798N/AAlpha** September 2012August 2012September 2011Volume2,552,470,7312,301,560,4153,965,884,721Value$26,947,544,323$24,814,069,137$34,414,324,088Transactions5,030,7714,438,0557,112,886    Daily Averages   Volume134.3 million104.6 million188.9 millionValue$1,418.3 million$1,127.9 million$1,638.8 millionTransactions264,777201,730338,709Year-to-date Statistics 20122011% ChangeVolume24,935,162,49239,972,215,746-37.6Value$264,398,296,187$325,746,852,958-18.8Transactions48,814,04954,116,754-9.8    Daily Averages   Volume132.6 million212.6 million-37.6Value$1,406.4 million$1,732.7 million-18.8Transactions259,649287,855-9.8Montreal Exchange September 2012August 2012September 2011Volume (Contracts)5,108,6805,362,8725,572,153Open Interest (Contracts)4,735,4094,919,9134,404,867Year-to-date Statistics 20122011% ChangeVolume (Contracts)49,521,47647,581,520+4.1Open Interest (Contracts)4,735,4094,404,867+7.5NGX September 2012August 2012September 2011Total Energy Volume*** (Terajoules)1,062,9401,036,5961,219,648Year-to-date Statistics 20122011% ChangeTotal energy Volume*** (Terajoules)10,865,80911,206,181-3* Commenced July 11, 2011** Acquired August 1, 2012***NGX Total Energy Volume includes trading and clearing in natural gas, crude oil and electricity.All figures are as of September 30, 2012.  Because trades have a three-day settlement, figures may be subject to change until all September 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 that TMX 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, Alpha Group, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montreal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas Exchange, Boston Options Exchange, 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 (New York, 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. SOURCE: TMX GROUP INC.For further information: Aimee Paget Communications Specialist TMX Group 416-947-4685 aimee.paget@tmx.com