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Press release from CNW Group

TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - April 2013

Thursday, May 02, 2013

TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - April 2013

17:23 EDT Thursday, May 02, 2013

Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha, Montreal Exchange, NGX

TORONTO, May 2, 2013 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced April 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 April 2013 increased 10% compared to March 2013 and increased 12% year-over-year.  Volume on TSX Venture Exchange experienced a decrease of 8% from March 2013, as well as a decrease of 14% compared to April 2012.  TMX Select trading volume increased 18% from the previous month, and increased of 23% compared to the same month last year.  Alpha trading volume for April 2013 increased 3% compared to March 2013, but was down 6% compared to the same month a year earlier.

Volume on MX decreased 4% compared to March 2013, and was down 16% compared to April 2012.  Open interest contracts at the end of April 2013 increased 1% from the end of March 2013, but decreased 5% year-over-year.

Volume on NGX in April 2013 increased 5% compared to March 2013 and was up 1% from the same month a year earlier.

Toronto Stock Exchange

  April 2013 March 2013 April 2012
Volume 7,118,140,485 6,496,674,671 6,383,314,189
Value $102,647,948,378 $100,344,395,341 $91,347,665,422
Transactions 15,805,246 13,230,442 15,076,101
S&P/TSX Composite Index Close 12,456.50 12,749.90 12,292.69
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 323.6 million 324.8 million 319.2 million
Value $4,665.8 million $5,017.2 million $4,567.4 million
Transactions 718,420 661,522 753,805

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012 % Change
Volume 26,757,207,166 31,048,382,134 -13.8
Value $391,991,238,991 $448,314,137,778 -12.6
Transactions 54,607,158 68,407,132 -20.2
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 322.4 million 374.1 million -13.8
Value $4,722.8 million $5,401.4 million -12.6
Transactions 657,918 824,182 -20.2

TSX Venture Exchange

  April 2013 March 2013 April 2012
Volume 3,052,732,060 3,309,066,487 3,530,273,205
Value $1,127,996,799 $1,310,809,958 $2,264,739,299
Transactions 501,770 496,834 828,575
S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close 965.80 1,099.00 1,424.04
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 138.8 million 165.5 million 176.5 million
Value                $51.3 million                $65.5 million $113.2 million
Transactions 22,808 24,842 41,429

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012 % Change
Volume 13,453,841,524 17,942,287,108 -25.0
Value $5,416,733,561 $10,788,931,500 -49.8
Transactions 2,101,730 3,704,954 -43.3
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 162.1 million 216.2 million -25.0
Value                $65.3 million $130.0 million                        -49.8
Transactions 25,322 44,638                        -43.3

TMX Select

  April 2013 March 2013 April 2012
Volume 293,457,700 249,504,000 238,712,000
Value $3,776,851,766 $3,475,112,695 $2,673,207,463
Transactions 919,302 725,756 646,351
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 13.3 million 12.5 million 11.9 million
Value $171.7 million $173.8 million $133.7 million
Transactions 41,786 36,288 32,318

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012 % Change
Volume 1,011,869,800 985,336,700 +2.7
Value $13,587,568,836 $12,062,641,303 +12.6
Transactions 3,002,782 2,560,526 +17.3
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 12.2 million 11.9 million +2.7
Value $163.7 million $145.3 million +12.6
Transactions 36,178 30,850 +17.3

Alpha

  April 2013 March 2013 April 2012
Volume 2,375,653,717 2,312,966,546 2,524,108,195
Value $25,708,148,754 $23,201,019,274 $27,396,122,321
Transactions 6,356,775 5,093,929 5,539,017
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 108.0 million 115.6 million 126.2 million
Value $1,168.6 million $1,160.1 million $1,369.8 million
Transactions 288,944 254,696 276,951

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012 % Change
Volume 10,123,595,477 12,196,261,544 -17.0
Value $102,235,583,215 $126,122,168,793 -18.9
Transactions 22,757,766 23,701,976 -4.0
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 122.0 million 146.9 million -17.0
Value $1,231.8 million $1,519.5 million -18.9
Transactions 274,190 285,566 -4.0

Montreal Exchange

  April 2013 March 2013 April 2012
Volume (Contracts) 4,756,111 4,959,043 5,693,786
Open Interest (Contracts) 4,412,086 4,381,158 4,664,290

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012 % Change
Volume (Contracts) 21,275,698 22,016,828 -3.4
Open Interest (Contracts) 4,412,086 4,664,290 -5.4

NGX*

  April 2013 March 2013 April 2012
Total Energy Volume* (Terajoules) 1,216,683 1,159,375 1,202,019

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012 % Change
Total Energy Volume* (Terajoules) 4,529,556 5,211,596 -13.1

*NGX Total Energy Volume includes trading and clearing in natural gas, crude oil and electricity.

All figures are as of April 30, 2013.  Because trades have a three-day settlement, figures may be subject to change until all April 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 www.tmx.com.  Follow TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup.

SOURCE: TMX Group Inc.

For further information:

Catherine Kee
Manager, Corporate Communications
TMX Group
416-814-8834
catherine.kee@tmx.com

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