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Montréal Exchange Launches Futures Contracts on Trading Simulator

April 22, 2013

April 22, 2013 (MONTRÉAL) – Montréal Exchange Inc. (MX), a wholly-owned subsidiary of TMX Group Limited and Canada's derivatives exchange, today launched futures contracts on its Trading Simulator.

The futures contracts that are available on the Trading Simulator include: BAX, CGZ, CGF, CGB, LGB, SXF, SXM, SCF, SXA, SXB, SXH and SXY.

"We are pleased to now offer the full suite of Canadian derivatives products on the Trading Simulator," said Alain Miquelon, President and CEO, Montréal Exchange and Group Head of Derivatives, TMX Group. "Our goal is to enhance investors' knowledge of both options and futures, and provide a tool that best represents the Canadian derivatives market."

Launched in September 2012, the virtual trading platform is an online and smartphone-compatible tool that provides retail investors with access to the complete MX derivatives product offering. It enables investors to execute both options and futures trading strategies.

For more information about the Trading Simulator, retail investors can view a tutorial or refer to the quick guide on MX's educational portal

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, TMX Select, Alpha Group, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montreal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas Exchange, BOX Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, Equicom 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 (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 Follow TMX Group on Twitter at