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Press release from CNW Group

TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - May 2013

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - May 2013

12:14 EDT Tuesday, June 04, 2013

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

      Montreal Exchange Achieves Two Monthly Trading Volume Records

TORONTO, June 4, 2013 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced May 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 May 2013 increased 1% compared to April 2013 and increased about 1% year-over-year.  Volume on TSX Venture Exchange decreased 9% from April 2013 and decreased 17% compared to May 2012.  TMX Select trading volume experienced a decrease of 4% from the previous month, but increased 19% compared to the same month last year.  Alpha trading volume for May 2013 decreased 38% compared to the previous month and was down 49% compared to the same month a year earlier.

MX achieved a monthly trading volume record on the CGB (10-Year Government of Canada Bond Futures) in May 2013 with 2,199,389 contracts traded, which surpassed the previous record of 1,449,918 contracts traded in May 2007.  MX also achieved an overall monthly trading volume record in May 2013 with 7,332,838 contracts traded, surpassing the previous record of 6,720,566 contracts traded, which was set in August 2011.

Volume on MX increased 54% compared to April 2013, and was also up 9% compared to May 2012.  Open interest contracts at the end of May 2013 increased 11% from the end of April 2013, and increased 4% year-over-year.

Volume on NGX in May 2013 decreased 18% compared to the previous month and decreased 32% from May 2012.

Toronto Stock Exchange

  May 2013 April 2013 May 2012
Volume 7,187,327,252 7,118,132,085 7,171,270,525
Value $109,679,412,596 $102,647,757,942 $100,990,834,596
Transactions 15,571,319 15,805,243 16,556,003
S&P/TSX Composite Index Close 12,650.42 12,456.50 11,513.21
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 326.7 million 323.6 million 326.0 million
Value $4,985.4 million $4,665.8 million $4,590.5 million
Transactions 707,787 718,420 752,546

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012 % Change
Volume 33,944,526,018 38,219,652,659 -11.2
Value $501,670,461,151 $549,304,972,374 -8.7
Transactions 70,178,474 84,963,135 -17.4
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 323.3 million 364.0 million -11.2
Value $4,777.8 million $5,231.5 million -8.7
Transactions 668,366 809,173 -17.4

TSX Venture Exchange

  May 2013 April 2013 May 2012
Volume 2,765,759,937 3,052,732,060 3,346,100,690
Value $943,432,479 $1,127,996,799 $1,994,924,998
Transactions 415,576 501,770 766,628
S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close 962.41 965.80 1,289.73
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 125.7 million 138.8 million 152.1 million
Value                $42.9 million                $51.3 million $90.7 million
Transactions 18,889 22,808 34,847

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012 % Change
Volume 16,219,601,461 21,288,387,798 -23.8
Value $6,360,166,040 $12,783,856,498 -50.2
Transactions 2,517,306 4,471,582 -43.7
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 154.5 million 202.7 million -23.8
Value                $60.6 million $121.8 million                       -50.2
Transactions 23,974 42,587                        -43.7

TMX Select

  May 2013 April 2013 May 2012
Volume 281,432,300 293,457,700 237,283,600
Value $2,597,360,838 $3,776,851,766 $2,616,874,105
Transactions 687,644 919,302 681,948
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 12.8 million 13.3 million 10.8 million
Value $118.1 million $171.7 million $118.9 million
Transactions 31,257 41,786 30,998

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012 % Change 
Volume 1,293,302,100 1,222,620,300 +5.8
Value $16,184,929,674 $14,679,515,408 +10.3
Transactions 3,690,426 3,242,474 +13.8
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 12.3 million 11.6 million +5.8
Value $154.1 million $139.8 million +10.3
Transactions 35,147 30,881 +13.8

Alpha

  May 2013 April 2013 May 2012
Volume 1,462,642,068 2,375,653,717 2,873,718,753
Value $17,200,126,399 $25,708,148,754 $31,247,370,695
Transactions 4,356,615 6,356,775 5,941,954
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 66.5 million 108.0 million 130.6 million
Value $781.8 million $1,168.6 million $1,420.3 million
Transactions 198,028 288,944 270,089

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012 % Change 
Volume 11,586,237,545 15,069,980,297 -23.1
Value $119,435,709,614 $157,369,539,488 -24.1
Transactions 27,114,381 29,643,930 -8.5
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 110.3 million 143.5 million -23.1
Value $1,137.5 million $1,498.8 million -24.1
Transactions 258,232 282,323 -8.5

Montreal Exchange

  May 2013 April 2013 May 2012
Volume (Contracts) 7,332,838 4,756,111 6,719,756
Open Interest (Contracts) 4,893,213 4,412,086 4,719,931

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012 % Change
Volume (Contracts) 28,608,536 28,736,584 -0.5
Open Interest (Contracts) 4,893,213 4,719,931 +3.7

NGX*

  May 2013 April 2013 May 2012
Total Energy Volume* (Terajoules) 992,119 1,216,683 1,463,041

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012 % Change
Total Energy Volume* (Terajoules) 5,521,675 6,674,637 -17.3

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

All figures are as of May 31, 2013.  Because trades have a three-day settlement, figures may be subject to change until all May 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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