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The screens at the TMX Broadcast Centre in Toronto show the TSX’s closing numbers up 32.42 points on July 11, 2012.
The screens at the TMX Broadcast Centre in Toronto show the TSX’s closing numbers up 32.42 points on July 11, 2012.
(Matthew Sherwood for The Globe and Mail/)

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Derivatives trading on watch at TMX Group

Fearful investors and low trading volumes are not making a trader’s life any easier.

Major stock exchanges are responding to the quiet times by touting their derivatives capabilities to gives investors some hope, so much so that IncontinentalExchange Inc.s’ $8.2-billion (U.S.) takeover of NYSE Euronext is very much a derivatives-driven deal. If approved, it will give ICE a big footprint in Europe’s derivatives market.