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TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - December 2012

Friday, January 04, 2013

TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - December 201213:46 EST Friday, January 04, 2013Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha Montreal Exchange, NGXTORONTO, Jan. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced December and full year 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.Volume on Toronto Stock Exchange in December 2012 was down 3% compared to November 2012, and was down 18% compared to December 2011. Total trading volume in 2012 was down 20% compared to 2011.Volume on TSX Venture Exchange fell 7% in December 2012 from November 2012 and was down 25% compared to December 2011. Total trading volume in 2012 was down 33% compared to 2011.Volume on TMX Select increased 6% in December 2012 from November 2012, though was down 24% compared to December 2011.Alpha experienced a decrease in volume of 16% in December 2012 compared to November 2012, and was down 18% from December 2011. In 2012, total trading volume was down 36% compared to 2011.MX experienced a 3% decrease in volume in December 2012 compared to November 2012, though was up 6% from December 2011. Open interest at the end of December 2012 was down 11% from the end of November 2012 and was down 7% compared to the end of December 2011. Overall volume in 2012 was up 4% compared to 2011.Volume on NGX was down 23% in December 2012 compared to November 2012, and was down 35% compared to the same month a year earlier. Overall volume in 2012 was down 8% compared to 2011.Toronto Stock Exchange December 2012November 2012December 2011Volume6,325,715,0316,529,387,8927,731,587,973Value93,916,646,874$89,433,985,918$107,709,367,918Transactions12,358,02313,187,90216,705,799S&P/TSX Composite Index Close12,433.5312,239.3611,955.09    Daily Averages   Volume341.9 million296.8 million386.6 millionValue$5,076.6 million$4,065.2 million$5,385.5 millionTransactions668,001599,450835,290Year-to-date Statistics 2012 2011 % ChangeVolume82,450,990,881103,592,935,989-20.4Value$1,192,508,887,957$1,480,191,911,695-19.4Transactions177,411,765209,975,913-15.5    Daily Averages   Volume329.1 million414.4 million-20.6Value$4,760.5 million$5,920.8 million-19.6Transactions708,231839,904-15.7TSX Venture Exchange December 2012November 2012December 2011Volume3,191,611,6673,442,464,5884,248,929,678Value$1,250,445,073$1,680,422,973$1,623,247,787Transactions491,864623,819731,012S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close1,221.301,220.901,484.66    Daily Averages   Volume172.5 million156.5 million          212.4 millionValue              $67.6 million               $76.4 million          $81.2 millionTransactions26,58728,35536,551Year-to-date Statistics 2012 2011% Change Volume43,641,882,17164,983,946,151-32.8Value        $23,607,210,619$42,529,604,062-44.5Transactions8,675,03113,297,543-34.8    Daily Averages   Volume174.2 million259.9 million-33.0Value$94.2 million$170.1 million                       -44.6Transactions34,63153,190                       -34.9TMX Select* December 2012November 2012December 2011Volume157,298,400148,371,700206,991,300Value$1,660,486,390$1,648,764,878$2,338,976,401Transactions423,353392,535537,526    Daily Averages   Volume8.5 million6.7 million10.3 millionValue$89.8 million$74.9 million$116.9 millionTransactions22,88417,84326,876Year-to-date Statistics 2012 2011% Change  Volume2,337,377,0001,194,036,400N/AValue$27,054,656,931$11,444,608,977N/ATransactions6,234,1032,639,701N/A    Daily Averages   Volume9.3 million10.0 millionN/AValue$108.0 million$95.4 millionN/ATransactions24,88721,998N/AAlpha December 2012November 2012December 2011Volume2,151,088,7722,565,358,5902,629,691,419Value$20,867,092,267$25,236,081,883$24,897,286,960Transactions4,753,8765,699,1405,259,826    Daily Averages   Volume116.3 million116.6 million131.5 millionValue$1,128.0 million$1,147.1 million$1,244.9 millionTransactions256,966259,052262,991Year-to-date Statistics 2012 2011% Change  Volume32,121,123,52050,207,028,680-36.0Value$336,365,926,675$414,603,105,524-18.9Transactions64,348,56772,203,298-10.9    Daily Averages   Volume128.2 million200.8 million-36.2Value$1,342.8 million$1,658.4 million-19.0Transactions256,881288,813-11.1Montreal Exchange December 2012November 2012December 2011Volume (Contracts)4,777,8324,907,9594,490,808Open Interest (Contracts)4,231,9774,738,6194,543,045Year-to-date Statistics 2012 2011% ChangeVolume (Contracts)64,364,89661,981,406+3.8Open Interest (Contracts)4,231,9774,543,045- 6.8NGX December 2012November 2012December 2011Total Energy Volume** (Terajoules)887,9461,159,6241,360,062Year-to-date Statistics 20122011% ChangeTotal Energy Volume** (Terajoules)14,255,85515,474,522-7.9* Commenced July 11, 2011**NGX Total Energy Volume includes trading and clearing in natural gas, crude oil and electricity.All figures are as of December 31, 2012.  Because trades have a three-day settlement, figures may be subject to change until all December 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: TMX Group Inc.For further information: Aimee Paget Communications Specialist TMX Group 416-947-4685 aimee.paget@tmx.com