TMX Group Consolidated Trading Statistics - September 2012

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

TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced September 2012 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 20% in September 2012 compared to the prior month; it was down 22% compared to September 2011. TSX Venture Exchange trading volume was up 11% in September 2012 compared to August 2012 and was down 12% compared to September 2011.  Volume on TMX Select was up 5% compared to August 2012 and was down 46% compared to September 2011. Volume on Alpha increased 11% compared to the prior month and declined 36% compared to September 2011.

On a year-to-date basis, trading volume in all TMX Group equity markets in the first nine months of 2012 continued to lag the same period in 2011.

Trading volume on Montreal Exchange declined 5% in September 2012 compared to August 2012 and declined 8% compared to September 2011.  Open interest at the end of September 2012 was down 4% compared to the end of last month and up 8% compared to the end of September 2011.

NGX's volume increased 3% in September 2012 compared to the previous month, and decreased 13% compared to September 2011.

Toronto Stock Exchange

  September 2012 August 2012 September 2011
Volume 6,771,170,797 5,636,721,445 8,721,135,643
Value $97,931,996,853 $83,492,946,915 $130,574,799,273
Transactions 13,339,675 12,400,770 19,500,865
S&P/TSX Composite Index Close 12,317.46 11,949.26 11,623.84
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 356.4 million 256.2 million 415.3 million
Value $5,154.3 million $3,795.1 million $6,217.8 million
Transactions 702,088 563,671 928,613

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % Change
Volume 63,393,685,727 79,494,431,148 -20.3
Value $919,394,858,208 $1,145,554,102,055 -19.7
Transactions 139,360,005 156,867,014 -11.2
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 337.2 million 422.8 million -20.3
Value $4,890.4 million $6,093.4 million -19.7
Transactions 741,277 834,399 -11.2

TSX Venture Exchange

  September 2012 August 2012 September 2011
Volume 3,472,684,202 3,118,391,814 3,964,727,942
Value $1,780,044,208 $1,397,233,865 $2,431,076,316
Transactions 683,361 588,238 889,808
S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index Close 1,334.51 1,240.74 1,467.17
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 182.8 million 141.7 million            188.8 million
Value               $93.7 million                $63.5 million           $115.8 million
Transactions 35,966 26,738 42,372

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % Change
Volume 33,163,777,018 53,218,038,757 -37.7
Value         $18,734,284,958 $37,142,384,502 -49.6
Transactions 6,870,260 11,109,955 -38.2
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 176.4 million 283.1 million -37.7
Value $ 99.7  million $197.6 million                       -49.5
Transactions 36,544 59,096                       -38.2

TMX Select*

  September 2012 August 2012 September 2011
Volume 160,781,100 152,657,300 299,476,200
Value $1,556,025,361 $1,642,153,882 $2,607,205,043
Transactions 404,053 399,002 693,446
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 8.5 million 6.9 million 14.3 million
Value $81.9 million $74.6 million $124.2 million
Transactions 21,266 18,136 33,021

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % Change
Volume 1,888,087,700 490,286,300 N/A
Value $22,124,662,994 $4,560,923,409 N/A
Transactions 5,001,565 1,148,278 N/A
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 10.0 million 8.5 million N/A
Value $117.7 million $78.6 million N/A
Transactions 26,604 19,798 N/A

Alpha**

  September 2012 August 2012 September 2011
Volume 2,552,470,731 2,301,560,415 3,965,884,721
Value $26,947,544,323 $24,814,069,137 $34,414,324,088
Transactions 5,030,771 4,438,055 7,112,886
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 134.3 million 104.6 million 188.9 million
Value $1,418.3 million $1,127.9 million $1,638.8 million
Transactions 264,777 201,730 338,709

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % Change
Volume 24,935,162,492 39,972,215,746 -37.6
Value $264,398,296,187 $325,746,852,958 -18.8
Transactions 48,814,049 54,116,754 -9.8
       
Daily Averages      
Volume 132.6 million 212.6 million -37.6
Value $1,406.4 million $1,732.7 million -18.8
Transactions 259,649 287,855 -9.8

Montreal Exchange

  September 2012 August 2012 September 2011
Volume (Contracts) 5,108,680 5,362,872 5,572,153
Open Interest (Contracts) 4,735,409 4,919,913 4,404,867

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % Change
Volume (Contracts) 49,521,476 47,581,520 +4.1
Open Interest (Contracts) 4,735,409 4,404,867 +7.5

NGX

  September 2012 August 2012 September 2011
Total Energy Volume*** (Terajoules) 1,062,940 1,036,596 1,219,648

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % Change
Total energy Volume*** (Terajoules) 10,865,809 11,206,181 -3

* Commenced July 11, 2011
** Acquired August 1, 2012
***NGX Total Energy Volume includes trading and clearing in natural gas, crude oil and electricity.

All figures are as of September 30, 2012.  Because trades have a three-day settlement, figures may be subject to change until all September 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 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, Boston Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, 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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