January 5, 2017 (TORONTO) – TMX Group Limited today announced December 2016 trading statistics for its marketplaces – Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TSX Alpha Exchange (Alpha), Montréal Exchange (MX) and NGX.
MX achieved a new monthly volume record for Options on Three-Month Canadian Bankers' Acceptance Futures (OBX) of 191,170 contracts traded. MX also reached a new monthly volume record for options on exchange traded funds (ETFs) of 1,693,466 contracts traded.
MX set a new overall open interest record of 7,678,048 contracts traded on December 15, 2016. In addition, MX's key products set multiple open interest records during the month, including:
- The Three-Month Canadian Bankers' Acceptance Futures (BAX) reached 1,051,983 contracts on December 15, 2016;
- The S&P/TSX 60 Index Standard Futures (SXF) reached 381,694 contracts on December 12, 2016;
- OBX reached 260,490 contracts on December 28, 2016.
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, TSX Alpha Exchange, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montréal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, NGX, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, AgriClear 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 (Montréal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (New York, Houston) as well as in London, Beijing, Singapore and Sydney. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter: @TMXGroup.
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