CNSX Markets Inc.

CNSX Markets Inc.

April 12, 2012 14:01 ET

CNSX Markets Announces Agreement With Google to Provide Real-Time Market Data from the Canadian National Stock Exchange

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 12, 2012) - CNSX Markets Inc. (CNSX Markets) today announced that it has finalized an agreement with Google Inc. to provide free access to real-time Canadian National Stock Exchange data through the Google Finance web site. The data, which is now available at www.google.com/finance, includes real-time last sale information, real-time charting, analytics and company fundamental information on all Canadian National Stock Exchange listed issues.

"CNSX Markets is committed to improving investor access to real-time and fundamental information about our listed companies. Through the Google Finance site, data from our exchange will be presented to investors alongside information from many of the leading markets in the world. The agreement with Google is a significant step in assisting our companies to reach a global audience of investors interested in the Canadian capital markets," said Richard Carleton, CEO of CNSX Markets.

Commented Karolína Netolicka, Google Finance Product Manager, "This is the first time we've been able to offer real-time quotes on Canadian securities, and we're really excited to bring our users this additional level of transparency."

About CNSX Markets:

CNSX Markets Inc. is a Canadian company established in 2001 that operates the Canadian National Stock Exchange ("CNSX"). The company was recognized by the Ontario Securities Commission as a stock exchange in 2004. In 2011, trading volume increased by 45% over the previous year while the number of listings grew for the 8thconsecutive year. CNSX recently initiated an exchange traded note programme (11 notes listed to date) to diversify the types of products available to Canadian investment dealers and their clients.

CNSX provides listing and trading services to a wide range of Canadian and international issuers by offering low fees and innovative continuous disclosure features designed to minimize regulatory costs while improving the quality of information available to investors. With over 160 securities listed, and 90 participating dealers, CNSX is an attractive and growing venue for issuers of equity and debt securities from all business sectors.

Contact Information

  • For more information about market data products
    from the Canadian National Stock Exchange, contact:
    Pina De Santis
    Vice President Corporate Development
    416-572-2000 ext. 2289
    Pina.desantis@cnsx.ca