Remote market close ceremony to be held at University Golf Club in Vancouver
July 11, 2017 (VANCOUVER) – Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange will host the sixth annual TMX Charity Golf Classic today at Vancouver's University Golf Club. The tournament has raised over $400,000 for a variety of charities over the past five years.
To commemorate the event, Brady Fletcher, Managing Director of TSX Venture Exchange, will join representatives from the charitable organizations and members of the Vancouver business community to close the market this afternoon at 1:00 p.m. PT / 4:00 p.m. ET from the 10th tee box.
"TMX is committed to giving back to charities in our local communities across Canada, as well as those making a positive impact in areas of need around the world," said Mr. Fletcher. "The TMX Charity Golf Classic provides support to vital causes in BC, while bringing our clients and community together for a fun event. We are grateful to our clients for their generous contributions and for once again helping to make this event a huge success."
The proceeds raised from the event will benefit the Cerebral Palsy Association of British Columbia and Room to Read.
For more information, please visit www.tmxgolf.com.
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/12:57 p.m. PT 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/1:00 p.m. PT.
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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 and Singapore. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter: @TMXGroup.
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