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Press release from CNW Group

TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - January 2013

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - January 201311:31 EST Tuesday, February 05, 2013Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha, Montreal Exchange, NGXTORONTO, Feb. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced January 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 increased 10% from December 2012, but was down 16% when compared to January 2012. Volume on TSX Venture Exchange saw an increase of 16% from December 2012, but was down 20% year-over-year.Volume on TMX Select increased 65% from December 2012, and was up 18% compared to January 2012.  Alpha experienced an increase in volume of 38% compared to December 2012, but was down 11% from January 2012.Volume on MX was up 22% compared to December 2012 and increased 12% from January last year.  Open interest contracts at the end of January 2013 fell 3% from the end of December 2012 and fell 7% compared to the end of January 2012.Volume on NGX was up 22% compared to December 2012 and was down 8% year-over-year.Toronto Stock Exchange January 2013December 2012January 2012Volume6,955,432,4226,325,314,8318,253,327,657Value$96,723,814,024$93,916,532,577$112,663,402,119Transactions13,414,09412,358,02017,401,752S&P/TSX Composite Index Close12,685.2412,433.5312,452.15    Daily Averages   Volume316.2 million341.9 million393.0 millionValue$4,396.5 million$5,076.6 million$5,364.9 millionTransactions609,732668,001828,655Year-to-date Statistics 2013 2012% ChangeVolume6,955,432,4228,253,327,657-15.7Value$96,723,814,024$112,663,402,119-14.1Transactions13,414,09417,401,752-22.9    Daily Averages   Volume316.2 million393.0 million-19.6Value$4,396.5 million$5,364.9 million-18.1Transactions609,732828,655-26.4TSX Venture Exchange January 2013December 2012January 2012Volume3,711,140,7503,191,611,6674,659,783,326Value$1,570,492,371$1,250,445,073$2,516,260,487Transactions579,560491,864838,487S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close1,221.711,221.301,631.75    Daily Averages   Volume168.7 million172.5 million221.9 millionValue               $71.4 million$67.6 million$119.8 millionTransactions26,34426,58739,928Year-to-date Statistics 2013 2012% Change Volume3,711,140,7504,659,783,326-20.4Value$1,570,492,371$2,516,260,487-37.6Transactions579,560838,487-30.9    Daily Averages   Volume168.7 million221.9 million-24.0Value              $71.4 million$119.8 million                       -40.4Transactions26,34439,928                       -34.0TMX Select January 2013December 2012January 2012Volume258,860,000157,298,400219,686,900Value$3,182,263,698$1,660,486,390$3,010,216,879Transactions703,192423,353672,876    Daily Averages   Volume11.8 million8.5 million10.5 millionValue$144.6 million$89.8 million$143.3 millionTransactions31,96322,88432,042Year-to-date Statistics 2013 2012% Change  Volume258,860,000219,686,900+17.8Value$3,182,263,698$3,010,216,879+5.7Transactions703,192672,876+4.5    Daily Averages   Volume11.8 million10.5 million+12.5Value$144.6 million$143.3 million+0.9Transactions31,96332,042-0.2Alpha January 2013December 2012January 2012Volume2,959,813,0362,151,088,7723,313,495,872Value$28,339,317,647$20,867,092,267$31,001,682,254Transactions6,057,7124,753,8765,857,756    Daily Averages   Volume134.5 million116.3 million157.8 millionValue$1,288.2 million$1,128.0 million$1,476.3 millionTransactions275,351256,966278,941Year-to-date Statistics 2013 2012% Change  Volume2,959,813,0363,313,495,872-10.7Value$28,339,317,647$31,001,682,254-8.6Transactions6,057,7125,857,756+3.4    Daily Averages   Volume134.5 million157.8 million-14.7Value$1,288.2 million$1,476.3 million-12.7Transactions275,351278,941-1.3Montreal Exchange January 2013December 2012January 2012Volume (Contracts)5,790,4364,749,9645,159,191Open Interest (Contracts)4,091,1134,231,9574,416,038Year-to-date Statistics 2013 2012% ChangeVolume (Contracts)5,790,4365,159,19112.2Open Interest (Contracts)4,091,1134,416,038- 7.4NGX January 2013December 2012January 2012Total Energy Volume* (Terajoules)1,080,606887,9461,170,610Year-to-date Statistics 20132012% ChangeTotal Energy Volume (Terajoules)1,080,6061,170,610-7.6*NGX Total Energy Volume includes trading and clearing in natural gas, crude oil and electricity.All figures are as of January 31, 2013.  Because trades have a three-day settlement, figures may be subject to change until all January 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