Toronto Stock Exchange


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Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX)

Canada's largest stock exchange which was founded in 1861, the trading floor closed in 1997 and it became a completely electronic exchange. As of 2000, the TSX became a private company. In 2001, the TSX acquired the Canadian Venture Exchange which was renamed the TSX Venture Exchange. The average stock price is represented by the S&P/TSX Composite Index (which replaced the TSE 300 on May 1, 2002).

Toronto Stock Exchange

The largest stock exchange in Canada. Tracing its roots to the 1850s, the Toronto Stock Exchange in 1997 became one of the largest exchanges in North America to close its trading floor and begin operations electronically. It is a leader in the oil, gas, and mining industries, with more such companies trading on it than on any other exchange in the world.

Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE)

The main Canadian exchange for trading large-cap equity securities. The TSE moved from traditional floor trading to electronic trading in 1997 and in April 2000 demutualized to become a for-profit corporation. The Toronto Stock Exchange accounts for approximately 95% of all equity trading in Canada. Small-cap Canadian stocks are traded in Vancouver on the Canadian Venture Exchange.
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TSX Group operates Canada's two national stock exchanges, Toronto Stock Exchange serving the senior equity market and TSX Venture Exchange serving the public venture equity market as well as Natural Gas Exchange (NGX), a leading North American exchange for the trading and clearing of natural gas and electricity contracts.
The actual number of shares to be purchased and the timing of such purchases will be determined by Brookfield, and all shares will be purchased on the open market or such other means as approved by the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange.
Because these units are offered exactly like shares of companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, liquidity is a very favorable benefit of holding TIPS.

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