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TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - February 2013

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

TORONTO, March 5, 2013 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced February 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 February 2013 decreased 11% compared to last month and was also down 23% compared to the same month last year.  Volume on TSX Venture Exchange decreased 9% compared to January 2013 and was down 34% year-over-year.  TMX Select trading volume was down compared to last month and year-over-year; with decreases of 19% and 10% respectively.  Alpha trading volume decreased 16% from last month and was down 22% year-over-year.

Volume on MX was down 4% compared to January 2013, but was up 15% from February last year.  Open interest contracts at the end of February 2013 increased 9% from the end of January 2013, but fell 5% compared to the end of February 2012.

Volume on NGX decreased slightly from January 2013, and was down 24% year-over-year.

Toronto Stock Exchange

  February 2013 January 2013 February 2012
Volume 6,186,959,588 6,955,432,422 7,991,018,844
Value $92,275,081,248 $96,723,814,024 $113,896,269,810
Transactions 12,157,376 13,414,094 17,213,861
S&P/TSX Composite Index Close 12,821.83 12,685.24 12,644.01
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 325.6 million 316.2 million 399.6 million
Value $4,856.6 million $4,396.5 million $5,694.8 million
Transactions 639,862 609,732 860,693

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012 % Change
Volume 13,142,392,010 16,244,346,501 -19.1
Value $188,998,895,272 $226,559,671,929 -16.6
Transactions 25,571,470 34,615,613 -26.1
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 320.5 million 396.2 million -19.1
Value $4,609.7 million $5,525.8 million -16.6
Transactions 623,694 844,283 -26.1

TSX Venture Exchange

  February 2013 January 2013 February 2012
Volume 3,380,902,227 3,711,140,750 5,131,843,359
Value $1,407,434,433 $1,570,492,371 $3,050,404,631
Transactions 523,566 579,560 1,016,173
S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close 1,133.36 1,221.71 1,671.53
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 177.9 million 168.7 million 256.6 million
Value               $74.1 million                $71.4 million $152.5 million
Transactions 27,556 26,344 50,809

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012 % Change
Volume 7,092,042,977 9,791,626,685 -27.6
Value $2,977,926,804 $5,566,665,117 -46.5
Transactions 1,103,126 1,854,660 -40.5
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 173.0 million 238.8 million -27.6
Value                $72.6 million $135.8 million                        -46.5
Transactions 26,906 45,236                        -40.5

TMX Select

  February 2013 January 2013 February 2012
Volume 210,048,100 258,860,000 232,685,600
Value $3,153,340,677 $3,182,263,698 $2,736,458,727
Transactions 654,532 703,192 580,602
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 11.1 million 11.8 million 11.6 million
Value $166.0 million $144.6 million $136.8 million
Transactions 34,449 31,963 29,030

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012 % Change
Volume 468,908,100 452,372,500 +3.7
Value $6,335,604,375 $5,746,675,606 +10.2
Transactions 1,357,724 1,253,478 +8.3
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 11.4 million 11.0 million +3.7
Value $154.5 million $140.2 million +10.2
Transactions 33,115 30,573 +8.3

Alpha

  February 2013 January 2013 February 2012
Volume 2,475,162,178 2,959,813,036 3,157,144,660
Value $24,987,097,540 $28,339,317,647 $30,617,881,908
Transactions 5,249,350 6,057,712 5,522,126
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 130.3 million 134.5 million 157.9 million
Value $1,315.1 million $1,288.2 million $1,530.9 million
Transactions 276,282 275,351 276,106

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012 % Change
Volume 5,434,975,214 6,470,640,532 -16.0
Value $53,326,415,187 $61,619,564,162 -13.5
Transactions 11,307,062 11,379,882 -0.6
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 132.6 million 157.8 million -16.0
Value $1,300.6 million $1,502.9 million -13.5
Transactions 275,782 277,558 -0.6

Montreal Exchange

  February 2013 January 2013 February 2012
Volume (Contracts) 5,770,108 5,790,436 5,027,296
Open Interest (Contracts) 4,477,877 4,091,113 4,703,762

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012 % Change
Volume (Contracts) 11,560,544 10,186,487 +13.5
Open Interest (Contracts) 4,477,877 4,703,762 - 4.8

NGX*

  February 2013 January 2013 February 2012
Total Energy Volume** (Terajoules) 1,072,892 1,080,606 1,402,680

Year-to-date Statistics

  2013 2012 % Change
Total Energy Volume* (Terajoules) 2,153,498 2,573,290 -16.3

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

All figures are as of February 28, 2013.  Because trades have a three-day settlement, figures may be subject to change until all February 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.

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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.



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