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Exegy, TMX Datalinx® and FIF Launch MarketDataPeaks Service in Canada

ST. LOUIS, MO and TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Exegy Inc., the market data appliance company, TMX Datalinx®, the information services division of TMX Group, and the Financial Information Forum (FIF) announced today the launch of the first Canadian website to track real-time market data messaging rates at no charge for the Canadian markets.

MarketDataPeaks.ca provides real-time, minute-by-minute account of the aggregated volume of market data messages across major Canadian exchanges. The site highlights the peaks from the current day as well as historic peaks.

MarketDataPeaks.ca features the total number of messages that occur simultaneously in any given second across all live data feeds, including Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha, Chi-X Canada, Canadian Securities Exchange and Omega ATS. The graph displays the highest one-second peak that occurs in each minute and automatically updates every minute.
"This site is designed to provide unique information on peaks in market data to the financial community – trading firms, exchanges and regulators," says Scott Parsons, CIO at Exegy. "It helps executives stay on top of market data issues and plan for the future."

"We are pleased to be assisting in the provision and delivery of market data messaging rates to market participants," said Eric Sinclair, President, TMX Datalinx and Group Head of Information Services, TMX Group. "This valuable service provides added transparency of Canadian equity data rates."
The historic statistics from Marketdatapeaks.ca are captured and included in FIF's capacity statistics as part of the organization's collaborative efforts to address issues that impact financial technology operations and development in light of rapid changes occurring in the marketplace.

"We are delighted to be sponsors of MarketDataPeaks.ca. Access to this information is extremely useful to capacity planners and others interested in tracking market dynamics," stated Manisha Kimmel, Managing Director of FIF. "We will include this unique data as part of the FIF Market Data Capacity Working Group discussions to further assist our members in planning and provisioning for market data growth."

MarketDataPeaks.ca is powered by Exegy.  For more information, visit www.marketdatapeaks.ca.

About Exegy
Exegy, Inc., provides high performance hardware-accelerated computing solutions that efficiently process and enrich market data for the world's leading financial organizations. Exegy's unique market data products, such as the Exegy Ticker Plant, respond to financial organizations' growing demands for high capacity, low latency, reduced cost of ownership, and flexibility. Exegy products easily integrate into existing infrastructures and are compatible with leading operating systems and interconnects. For more information, please visit www.exegy.com.

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, NGX, 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 www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup

About FIF
The Financial Information Forum (FIF) addresses the implementation issues that impact the financial technology industry across the order life cycle. Through topic-oriented working groups, FIF participants focus on critical issues and productive solutions to technology developments, regulatory initiatives, and other industry changes. Financial institutions, vendors, and exchanges are encouraged to join the Financial Information Forum, which serves as a focal point for coordination and communication on behalf of the industry. For more information, please visit www.fif.com.

SOURCE Toronto Stock Exchange

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