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Press release from CNW Group

TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - August 2013

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - August 2013

15:41 EDT Wednesday, September 04, 2013

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

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - TMX Group today announced August 2013 trading statistics for its diversified group of exchanges - Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha, Montreal Exchange (MX) and Natural Gas Exchange (NGX).

Trading volume on Toronto Stock Exchange in August 2013 was down 4% compared to July 2013, but was up 8% year-over-year.  In August 2013, volume on TSX Venture Exchange increased 5% from the previous month, but decreased 5% compared to August 2012.  TMX Select trading volume decreased 7% in August 2013 compared to the previous month, but increased 14% compared to the same month last year.  Alpha trading volume in August 2013 increased 5% compared to July 2013, but was down 43% compared to the same month a year earlier.

In August 2013, volume on MX was essentially flat compared to July 2013, but was down 6% compared to the same month last year.  Open interest contracts at the end of August 2013 increased 4% from the end of July 2013, and decreased 3% year-over-year.

Volume on NGX in August 2013 decreased 5% compared to the previous month, but increased 3% from August 2012.

Toronto Stock Exchange

  August 2013 July 2013 August 2012
Volume 6,107,737,578 6,349,438,986 5,636,721,445
Value    $86,421,893,405    $98,517,236,005    $83,492,946,915
Transactions 14,492,012 14,218,891 12,400,770
S&P/TSX Composite Index Close    12,653.90 12,486.64 11,949.26
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 290.8 million 288.6 million 256.2 million
Value $4,115.3 million $4,478.1 million $3,795.1 million
Transactions 690,096 646,313 563,671

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012    % Change  
Volume 53,086,995,554 56,622,514,930 -6.2
Value    $789,896,867,849    $821,462,861,355 -3.8
Transactions 113,588,086 126,020,330 -9.9
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 316.0 million 335.0 million -5.7
Value $4,701.8 million $4,860.7 million -3.3
Transactions 676,120 745,682 -9.3

TSX Venture Exchange

  August 2013 July 2013 August 2012
Volume 2,973,657,405 2,824,054,337 3,118,391,814
Value $1,001,598,996 $847,521,586    $1,397,233,865
Transactions 423,461 377,454 588,238
S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close    939.31 917.34 1,240.74
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 141.6 million 128.4 million 141.7 million
Value                $47.7 million                $38.5 million $63.5 million
Transactions 20,165 17,157 26,738

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012 % Change
Volume 24,351,194,808 29,691,092,816 -18.0
Value $8,972,265,901    $16,954,240,750 -47.1
Transactions 3,669,948 6,186,899 -40.7
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 144.9 million 175.7 million -17.5
Value                $53.4 million $100.3 million -46.8
Transactions 21,845 36,609                       -40.3

TMX Select

  August 2013 July 2013 August 2012
Volume 174,090,300 187,275,900 152,657,300
Value    $1,747,031,024    $2,495,979,740    $1,642,153,882
Transactions 471,725 614,574 399,002
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 8.3 million 8.5 million 6.9 million
Value $83.2 million $113.5 million $74.6 million
Transactions 22,463 27,935 18,136

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012     % Change  
Volume 1,872,250,600 1,727,306,600 +8.4
Value    $23,007,144,958    $20,568,637,633 +11.9
Transactions 5,442,949 4,597,512 +18.4
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 11.1 million 10.2 million +9.0
Value $136.9 million $121.7 million +12.5
Transactions 32,399 27,204 +19.1

Alpha

  August 2013 July 2013 August 2012
Volume 1,308,613,764 1,244,127,242 2,301,560,415
Value    14,466,979,096    $14,066,268,177    $24,814,069,137
Transactions 3,896,140 3,412,798 4,438,055
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 62.3 million 56.6 million 104.6 million
Value $688.9 million $639.4 million $1,127.9 million
Transactions 185,530 155,127 201,730

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012     % Change  
Volume 15,295,587,223 22,382,691,761 -31.7
Value    $161,808,816,842    $237,450,751,864 -31.9
Transactions 37,829,366 43,783,278 -13.6
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 91.0 million 132.4 million -31.3
Value $963.1 million $1,405.0 million -31.5
Transactions 225,175 259,073 -13.1

Montreal Exchange

    August 2013     July 2013     August 2012  
Volume (Contracts) 5,054,926 5,030,108 5,361,576
Open Interest (Contracts) 4,755,493 4,581,536 4,919,896

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012    % Change
Volume (Contracts)    44,755,458    44,365,551 0.9
Open Interest (Contracts)    4,755,493 4,919,896 -3.3

NGX*

    August 2013     July 2013     August 2012  
Total Energy Volume* (Terajoules) 1,071,698 1,127,415 1,036,596

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012   % Change  
Total Energy Volume* (Terajoules)    8,701,160    9,802,869 -11.2

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

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

For further information:

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

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