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Press release from CNW Group

TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - November 2012

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - November 201214:17 EST Tuesday, December 04, 2012Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha, Montreal Exchange, NGXTORONTO, Dec. 4, 2012 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced November 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 in November 2012 increased 5% from October 2012, though it was down 18% compared to the same month a year earlier. Volume on TSX Venture Exchange was down 10% in November 2012 compared to October 2012 and was down 9% compared to November 2011.In November 2012, volume on TMX Select was up 3% from October 2012, but was down 28% compared to the same month a year earlier. Volume on Alpha increased 4% in November 2012 compared to the previous month, though it was down 31% compared to November 2011.MX experienced a 5% decrease in volume in November 2012 compared to October 2012, and was down 8% compared to November 2011. Open interest at the end of November 2012 increased 3% from the end of October 2012, though was down 2% compared to the end of November 2011.NGX experienced a decrease in volume of 14% in November 2012 compared to October 2012, and was down 21% compared to November 2011.Toronto Stock Exchange November 2012October 2012November 2011Volume6,529,387,8926,202,202,2317,948,923,606Value$89,433,985,918$89,763,396,957$112,720,546,253Transactions13,187,90212,505,83517,845,547S&P/TSX Composite Index Close12,239.3612,422.9112,204.11    Daily Averages   Volume296.8 million281.9 million361.3 millionValue$4,065.2 million$4,080.2 million$5,123.7 millionTransactions599,450568,447811,161Year-to-date Statistics 2012 2011 % ChangeVolume76,125,275,85095,861,348,016-20.6Value$1,098,592,241,083$1,372,482,543,777-20.0Transactions165,053,742193,270,114-14.6    Daily Averages   Volume328.1 million416.8 million-21.3Value$4,735.3 million$5,967.3 million-20.6Transactions711,439840,305-15.3TSX Venture Exchange November 2012October 2012November 2011Volume3,442,464,5883,844,028,8983,774,288,682Value$1,680,422,973$1,942,057,614$1,868,302,250Transactions623,819689,088727,346S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close1,220.901,314.481,548.45    Daily Averages   Volume156.5 million174.7 million           171.6 millionValue               $76.4 million               $88.3 million           $84.9 millionTransactions28,35531,32233,061Year-to-date Statistics 2012 2011% Change Volume40,450,270,50460,735,016,473-33.4Value       $22,356,765,546$40,906,356,275-45.3Transactions8,183,16712,566,531-34.9    Daily Averages   Volume174.4 million264.1 million-34.0Value$96.4 million$177.9 million                       -45.8Transactions35,27254,637                       -35.4TMX Select* November 2012October 2012November 2011Volume148,371,700143,619,200206,929,800Value$1,648,764,878$1,620,742,669$2,271,302,252Transactions392,535416,650466,882    Daily Averages   Volume6.7 million6.5 million9.4 millionValue$74.9 million$73.7 million$103.2 millionTransactions17,84318,93921,222Year-to-date Statistics 2012 2011% Change  Volume2,180,078,600987,045,100N/AValue$25,394,170,541$9,105,632,961N/ATransactions5,810,7502,102,175N/A    Daily Averages   Volume9.4 million9.9 millionN/AValue$109.5 million$91.1 millionN/ATransactions25,04621,022N/AAlpha November 2012October 2012November 2011Volume2,565,358,5902,469,513,6663,720,111,160Value$25,236,081,883$25,864,456,339$32,253,046,161Transactions5,699,1405,081,5026,686,368    Daily Averages   Volume116.6 million112.3 million169.1 millionValue$1,147.1 million$1,175.7 million$1,466.0 millionTransactions259,052230,977303,926Year-to-date Statistics 2012 2011% Change  Volume29,970,034,74847,577,337,261-37.0Value$315,498,834,409$389,705,818,564-19.0Transactions59,594,69166,943,472-11.0    Daily Averages   Volume129.2 million206.9 million-37.6Value$1,359.9 million$1,694.4 million-19.7Transactions256,874291,059-11.7Montreal Exchange November 2012October 2012November 2011Volume (Contracts)4,907,9595,157,6295,361,598Open Interest (Contracts)4,738,6194,613,5834,819,196Year-to-date Statistics 2012 2011% ChangeVolume (Contracts)59,587,06457,490,598+3.6Open Interest (Contracts)4,738,6194,819,196-1.7NGX** November 2012October 2012November 2011Total Energy Volume (Terajoules)1,159,6241,342,4771,471,796Year-to-date Statistics 20122011% ChangeTotal Energy Volume (Terajoules)13,367,91014,114,460- 5.3* Commenced July 11, 2011**NGX Total Energy Volume includes trading and clearing in natural gas, crude oil and electricity. All figures are as of November 30, 2012.  Because trades have a three-day settlement, figures may be subject to change until all November 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 and clearinghouses 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, depository services, 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: Toronto Stock ExchangeFor further information: Aimee Paget Communications Specialist TMX Group 416-947-4685 aimee.paget@tmx.com