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Ready, Set, Play Children's Charity Closes the Market

Friday, October 20, 2017
Partners and sponsors of Ready, Set, Play Children’s Charity joined Graham MacKenzie, Senior Account Manager, Equities Trading, TMX Group to close the market. Founded in 2014, Ready, Set, Play seeks to eliminate financial barriers, so all children have an equal access and opportunity to participate in recreational and sports programs. Ready, Set, Play Children’s Charity and its partners have access to over 185 front line agencies throughout Toronto.

RBC Global Asset Management Opens the Market

Friday, October 20, 2017
Trevor Cummings, Head, Business Development, ETFs, RBC Global Asset Management, joined Ungad Chadda, President, Capital Formation, Equity Capital Markets, TMX Group, to open the market to launch five new Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs): RBC 6-10 Year Laddered Canadian Corporate Bond ETF (RMBO); RBC BlueBay Global Diversified Income (CAD Hedged) ETF (RBDI); RBC Canadian Bank Yield Index ETF (RBNK); RBC PH&N Short Term Canadian Bond ETF (RPSB); and RBC Short Term U.S. Corporate Bond ETF (RUSB). RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) is the asset management division of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), and includes institutional money managers BlueBay Asset Management and Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management. RMBO; RBDI; RBNK; RPSB; and RUSB; commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on October 19, 2017.

Fidelity Canada Opens the Market

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Andrew Wells, Vice Chairman, Fidelity Canada joined Nick Thadaney, President & CEO, Global Equity Capital Markets to open the market to mark Fidelity’s 30thanniversary in Canada. Established in Canada in 1987, Fidelity Canada is part of the global Fidelity Investments organization, one of the world's largest providers of financial services. Headquartered in Toronto, Fidelity has more than 1000 employees across Canada, and currently manages a total of $133 billion in mutual fund and institutional assets.

TCS BaNCS Opens the Market

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Surya Kant, President, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) joined Glenn Goucher, President, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, TMX Group to open the market. TMX Group has chosen TCS, a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, to implement a single, integrated technology platform for Canada's clearing and settlement businesses. The platform, called TCS BaNCS for Market Infrastructure, is the next significant step in TMX Group’s technology integration, as the company emerges as a premier client-driven solutions provider for the Canadian and global capital markets.

The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business Closes the Market

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
His Excellency Nii Ayikoi Otoo, High Commissioner of Ghana to Canada joined Richard Rohan, VP, Global Sales, Equity Capital Markets, TMX Group to close the market. Also joining them were representatives from the Ghanaian business community, in Toronto to attend Africa Accelerating 2017. Hosted by the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business, Africa Accelerating 2017 is a three-day conference (October 16 to 18), focusing on current trends in business, trade and investment opportunities in Africa.
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