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Press release from CNW Group

TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - February 2013

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - February 201308:30 EST Tuesday, March 05, 2013Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha, Montreal Exchange, NGXTORONTO, March 5, 2013 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced February 2013 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 February 2013 decreased 11% compared to last month and was also down 23% compared to the same month last year.  Volume on TSX Venture Exchange decreased 9% compared to January 2013 and was down 34% year-over-year.  TMX Select trading volume was down compared to last month and year-over-year; with decreases of 19% and 10% respectively.  Alpha trading volume decreased 16% from last month and was down 22% year-over-year.Volume on MX was down 4% compared to January 2013, but was up 15% from February last year.  Open interest contracts at the end of February 2013 increased 9% from the end of January 2013, but fell 5% compared to the end of February 2012.Volume on NGX decreased slightly from January 2013, and was down 24% year-over-year.Toronto Stock Exchange February 2013January 2013February 2012Volume6,186,959,5886,955,432,4227,991,018,844Value$92,275,081,248$96,723,814,024$113,896,269,810Transactions12,157,37613,414,09417,213,861S&P/TSX Composite Index Close12,821.8312,685.2412,644.01    Daily Averages   Volume325.6 million316.2 million399.6 millionValue$4,856.6 million$4,396.5 million$5,694.8 millionTransactions639,862609,732860,693Year-to-date Statistics 2013 2012% ChangeVolume13,142,392,01016,244,346,501-19.1Value$188,998,895,272$226,559,671,929-16.6Transactions25,571,47034,615,613-26.1    Daily Averages   Volume320.5 million396.2 million-19.1Value$4,609.7 million$5,525.8 million-16.6Transactions623,694844,283-26.1TSX Venture Exchange February 2013January 2013February 2012Volume3,380,902,2273,711,140,7505,131,843,359Value$1,407,434,433$1,570,492,371$3,050,404,631Transactions523,566579,5601,016,173S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close1,133.361,221.711,671.53    Daily Averages   Volume177.9 million168.7 million256.6 millionValue              $74.1 million               $71.4 million$152.5 millionTransactions27,55626,34450,809Year-to-date Statistics 20132012% ChangeVolume7,092,042,9779,791,626,685-27.6Value$2,977,926,804$5,566,665,117-46.5Transactions1,103,1261,854,660-40.5    Daily Averages   Volume173.0 million238.8 million-27.6Value               $72.6 million$135.8 million                       -46.5Transactions26,90645,236                       -40.5TMX Select February 2013January 2013February 2012Volume210,048,100258,860,000232,685,600Value$3,153,340,677$3,182,263,698$2,736,458,727Transactions654,532703,192580,602    Daily Averages   Volume11.1 million11.8 million11.6 millionValue$166.0 million$144.6 million$136.8 millionTransactions34,44931,96329,030Year-to-date Statistics 20132012% ChangeVolume468,908,100452,372,500+3.7Value$6,335,604,375$5,746,675,606+10.2Transactions1,357,7241,253,478+8.3    Daily Averages   Volume11.4 million11.0 million+3.7Value$154.5 million$140.2 million+10.2Transactions33,11530,573+8.3Alpha February 2013January 2013February 2012Volume2,475,162,1782,959,813,0363,157,144,660Value$24,987,097,540$28,339,317,647$30,617,881,908Transactions5,249,3506,057,7125,522,126    Daily Averages   Volume130.3 million134.5 million157.9 millionValue$1,315.1 million$1,288.2 million$1,530.9 millionTransactions276,282275,351276,106Year-to-date Statistics 20132012% ChangeVolume5,434,975,2146,470,640,532-16.0Value$53,326,415,187$61,619,564,162-13.5Transactions11,307,06211,379,882-0.6    Daily Averages   Volume132.6 million157.8 million-16.0Value$1,300.6 million$1,502.9 million-13.5Transactions275,782277,558-0.6Montreal Exchange February 2013January 2013February 2012Volume (Contracts)5,770,1085,790,4365,027,296Open Interest (Contracts)4,477,8774,091,1134,703,762Year-to-date Statistics 20132012% ChangeVolume (Contracts)11,560,54410,186,487+13.5Open Interest (Contracts)4,477,8774,703,762- 4.8NGX* February 2013January 2013February 2012Total Energy Volume** (Terajoules)1,072,8921,080,6061,402,680Year-to-date Statistics 20132012% ChangeTotal Energy Volume* (Terajoules)2,153,4982,573,290-16.3*NGX Total Energy Volume includes trading and clearing in natural gas, crude oil and electricity.All figures are as of February 28, 2013.  Because trades have a three-day settlement, figures may be subject to change until all February 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 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, BOX 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  Follow TMX Group on Twitter at SOURCE: TMX Group Inc.For further information: Catherine Kee Manager, Corporate Communications TMX Group 416-814-8834