Toronto Stock Exchange Down 7% in August

Kimberly Watson, Editor in Chief
September 07, 2012 /

TMX Group Limited has announced August 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 Exchange.

Trading volume on Toronto Stock Exchange was down 7% in August 2012 compared to July 2012, and was down 42% compared to August 2011.

TSX Venture Exchange experienced a 23% increase in volume in August 2012 compared to July 2012, though was down 19% from the same month a year earlier.

Volume on TMX Select was up 8% over July 2012 and was down 13% compared to August 2011. Volume on Alpha fell 1% compared to July 2012 and declined 42% compared to August 2011.

Volume on MX was up 11% in August 2012 compared to July 2012, though was down 13% compared to August 2011. Open interest at the end of August 2012 increased 3% from the end of July 2012, and was up 16% from the end of August 2011.

Volume on NGX increased 10% in August 2012 from July 2012, though was down 13% compared to the same month a year earlier.

 

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