TORONTO and MONTRÉAL, Sept. 19, 2016
TORONTO and MONTRÉAL, Sept. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV), Canada's leading equity markets, today announced they will host ceremonies to open and close the market from Montréal this week to celebrate important milestones for Québec-based clients and partners, and to increase visibility of public markets within the province's financial ecosystem.
"Québec is a vital region for TMX's capital formation business and a key contributor to the success of Canada's economy," said Ungad Chadda, President, Capital Formation, Equity Capital Markets, TMX Group. "We are proud of our track record of supporting the successful growth of many Québec-based companies through each stage of development, and we are fully committed to finding innovative new ways to enable the future success of our key stakeholders and clients in the province."
As at August 31, 2016, there were 203 Québec-based companies listed on both TSX and TSXV, with a combined market capitalization of $390 billion.
All ceremonies will take place at Tour de la Bourse, 800 Victoria Square, Montréal Exchange Auditorium in Montréal, Québec.
Monday, September 19
Market Open (9:30 a.m.): CAE Inc. (celebrating 55 years listed on TSX)
Tuesday, September 20
Market Open (9:30 a.m.): Power Corporation of Canada (celebrating 80 years listed on TSX)
Market Close (4:00 p.m.): NATIONAL Public Relations & NATIONAL Equicom (celebrating 40th anniversary)
Wednesday, September 21
Market Open (9:30 a.m.): TMX Equity Capital Markets
Market Close (4:00 p.m.): Québec Bourse (launch celebration)
Thursday, September 22
Market Open (9:30 a.m.): TSX Venture Exchange
Market Close (4:00 p.m.): Montréal Exchange
Friday, September 23
Market Close (4:00 p.m.): Centraide Canada (launching a new fundraising campaign)
For Market Openings: Media may pick up a feed from the TOC (television operations centre) for all market open ceremonies. The feed is named TSX Transmit 1 (SD-SDI) and is produced at the TMX Broadcast Centre and sent live to the TOC. The client moves into position for the market open ceremony at approximately 9:27 a.m. ET and the markets will open with the sound of a siren (the traditional market open on Toronto Stock Exchange) at 9:30 a.m. ET.
For Market Closings: Media may pick up a feed from the TOC (television operations centre) for all market close ceremonies. The feed is named TSX Transmit 1 (SD-SDI) and is produced at the TMX Broadcast Centre and sent live to the TOC. The client moves into position for the market close ceremony at approximately 3:57 p.m. ET and the markets will close with the sound of a siren (the traditional market close on Toronto Stock Exchange) at 4:00 p.m. ET.
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, BOX Options Exchange, 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, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing, Singapore and Sydney. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at http://www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter: @TMXGroup.
SOURCE Toronto Stock Exchange