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TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - October 2012

Friday, November 02, 2012

TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - October 201216:26 EDT Friday, November 02, 2012Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha, Montreal Exchange, NGXTORONTO, Nov. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced October 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.TSX Venture Exchange experienced an 11% increase in volume in October 2012 from September 2012 and was up 3% compared to the same month a year earlier.Volume on Toronto Stock Exchange was down 8% compared to September 2012 and was down 26% compared to October 2011.Volume on TMX Select in October 2012 fell 11% compared to September 2012, and was down 50% compared to October 2011.  Trading volume on Alpha in October 2012 was down 1% from the previous month and down 35% compared to October 2011.In October 2012, trading volume on MX increased 1% from September 2012 and was up 13% from October 2011. Open interest at the end of October 2012 fell 3% from the end of September 2012, though increased 15% from the end of October 2011.NGX experienced a 26% increase in volume in October 2012 compared to September 2012 and was down 7% compared to October 2011.Toronto Stock Exchange October 2012September 2012October 2011Volume6,202,202,2316,771,170,7978,417,993,262Value$89,763,396,957$97,931,996,853$114,207,895,469Transactions12,505,83513,339,67518,557,553S&P/TSX Composite Index Close12,422.9112,317.4612,252.06    Daily Averages   Volume281.9 million356.4 million420.9 millionValue$4,080.2 million$5,154.3 million$5,710.4 millionTransactions568,447702,088927,878Year-to-date Statistics  2012 2011 % ChangeVolume69,595,887,95887,912,424,410-20.8Value$1,009,158,255,165$1,259,761,997,524-19.9Transactions151,865,840175,424,567-13.4    Daily Averages   Volume331.4 million422.7 million-21.6Value$4,805.5 million$6,056.5 million-20.7Transactions723,171843,387-14.3TSX Venture Exchange  October 2012September 2012October 2011Volume3,844,028,8983,472,684,2023,742,689,034Value$1,942,057,614$1,780,044,208$1,895,669,523Transactions689,088683,361729,230S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close1,314.481,334.511,614.90    Daily Averages   Volume174.7 million182.8 million          187.1 millionValue               $88.3 million               $93.7 million          $94.8 millionTransactions31,32235,96636,462Year-to-date Statistics  2012 2011% Change Volume37,007,805,91656,960,727,791-35.0Value        $20,676,342,573$39,038,054,025-47.0Transactions7,559,34811,839,185-36.1    Daily Averages   Volume176.2 million273.8 million -35.6Value$98.5 million$187.7 million                       -47.5Transactions35,99756,919                       -36.8TMX Select* October 2012September 2012October 2011Volume143,619,200160,781,100289,829,000Value$1,620,742,669$1,556,025,361$2,273,407,300Transactions416,650404,053487,015    Daily Averages   Volume6.5 million8.5 million14.5 millionValue$73.7 million$81.9 million$113.7 millionTransactions18,93921,26624,351Year-to-date Statistics  2012 2011% Change  Volume2,031,706,900780,115,300N/AValue$23,745,405,663$6,834,330,709N/ATransactions5,418,2151,635,293N/A    Daily Averages   Volume9.7 million10.0 millionN/AValue$113.1 million$87.6 millionN/ATransactions25,80120,965N/AAlpha October 2012September 2012October 2011Volume2,528,501,6662,552,470,7313,885,010,355Value$25,925,788,974$26,947,544,323$31,705,919,445Transactions5,091,9355,030,7716,140,350    Daily Averages   Volume114.9 million134.3 million194.3 millionValue$1,178.4 million$1,418.3 million$1,585.3 millionTransactions231,452264,777307,018Year-to-date Statistics  2012 2011% Change  Volume27,463,664,15843,857,226,101-37.4Value$290,324,085,161$357,452,772,403-18.8Transactions53,905,98460,257,104-10.5    Daily Averages   Volume130.8 million210.9 million-38.0Value$1,382.5 million$1,718.5 million-19.6Transactions256,695289,698-11.4Montreal Exchange October 2012September 2012October 2011Volume (Contracts)5,157,6295,108,6804,547,480Open Interest (Contracts)4,613,5834,735,4094,003,469Year-to-date Statistics  2012 2011% ChangeVolume (Contracts)54,679,10552,129,000+4.9Open Interest (Contracts)4,613,5834,003,469+15.2NGX**  October 2012September 2012October 2011Total Energy Volume** (Terajoules)1,342,4771,062,9401,436,483Year-to-date Statistics  20122011% ChangeTotal Energy Volume* (Terajoules)12,208,28612,642,664-3.4* Commenced July 11, 2011**NGX Total Energy Volume includes trading and clearing in natural gas, crude oil and electricity.All figures are as of October 31, 2012.  Because trades have a three-day settlement, figures may be subject to change until all October 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 the trade-mark of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC 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  Follow TMX Group on Twitter at    SOURCE: TMX Group Inc.For further information: Aimee Paget Communications Specialist TMX Group 416-947-4685