TSX Venture Exchange - Closing Market Report

TSX Venture Exchange - Closing Market Report

August 23, 2005 16:56 ET

TSX Venture Exchange Closing Summary for August 23, 2005

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Trading was heavy on a volume of 74.3 million shares worth 51.0 million
dollars.
There were 329 advances, 351 declines and 523 issues unchanged.

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index closed up 2.19 at 1922.26

Most Active Issues by Volume

Volume Name Symbol Close Change

1,873,800 U.S. Oil and Gas Resources Inc. USR $ 0.120 -$0.015
1,623,000 Cons Odyssey Exploration Inc. ODE $ 0.240 $0.005
1,433,500 Bankers Petroleum Ltd. BNK $ 1.430 -$0.090
1,000,795 Dejour Enterpises Ltd. DJE $ 0.640 $0.070
931,400 Continuum Resources Ltd. CNU $ 0.230 $0.030
890,100 Curlew Lake Resources Inc. CWQ $ 0.105 $0.015
846,268 Aumega Discoveries Ltd. AUM $ 0.580 $0.010
792,800 Mountain Boy Minerals Ltd. MTB $ 0.690 -$0.010
745,515 Stratic Energy Corporation SE $ 1.180 $0.040
736,411 Golden Cariboo Resources Ltd. GCC $ 0.270 -$0.020


Most Active Securities by Value

Value Security Name Symbol Close Change

$2,507,061 Birch Mountain Resources Ltd. BMD $ 4.490 $0.030
$2,329,987 Valkyries Petroleum Corp VPC $ 6.570 $0.030
$2,122,398 Bankers Petroleum Ltd. BNK $ 1.430 -$0.090
$1,839,875 Breaker Energy Ltd. cl A WAV.A $ 4.400 -$0.090
$882,441 Stratic Energy Corporation SE $ 1.180 $0.040
$850,302 Galleon Energy Inc. cl A GO.A $14.500 $0.240
$776,010 Kensington Resources Ltd. KRT $ 3.250 -$0.030
$715,998 Resin Systems Inc. RS $ 1.930 $0.010
$712,732 Bison Resources Ltd. cl A BIS.A $ 7.900 $0.000
$654,240 Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. KOG $ 1.000 -$0.010


NEX Closing Summary for August 23, 2005

Trading was light on a volume of 0.82 million shares worth 0.29 million
dollars.
There were 9 advances, 6 declines and 47 issues unchanged.


Most Active Issues by Volume

Volume Name Symbol Close Change

134,000 Canbras Communications Corp. CBC.H $ 0.270 $0.005
80,000 Benem Ventures Inc BNM.H $ 0.180 $0.010
50,000 Sheffield Resources Ltd. SLD.H $ 0.400 $0.050
48,000 Big Bar Gold Corp. BBK.H $ 0.330 $0.010
47,000 Pacific Wildcat Resources Corp. PAW.H $ 0.275 $0.015
46,000 Module Resources Incorporated MLE.H $ 0.060 $0.020
39,000 Mazarin Inc. MAZ.H $ 0.020 -$0.005
34,000 Grande Portage Resources Ltd. GPG.H $ 0.085 $0.015
27,000 Merrex Resources Inc. MRX.H $ 0.200 $0.055
26,000 Cons Westview Resource Corp. CWS.H $ 0.270 $0.015


Most Active Securities by Value

Value Security Name Symbol Close Change

$88,391 Bell Canada International BI.H $ 6.170 -$0.030
$35,650 Canbras Communications Corp. CBC.H $ 0.270 $0.005
$20,000 Sheffield Resources Ltd. SLD.H $ 0.400 $0.050
$15,775 Big Bar Gold Corp. BBK.H $ 0.330 $0.010
$14,991 Continental Precious Minerals Inc. CZQ.H $ 0.700 $0.170
$14,400 Benem Ventures Inc BNM.H $ 0.180 $0.010
$12,285 Pacific Wildcat Resources Corp. PAW.H $ 0.275 $0.015
$8,520 Benchmark Energy Corp. BEE.H $ 0.400 $0.000
$7,040 Cons Westview Resource Corp. CWS.H $ 0.270 $0.015
$6,577 Pediment Exploration Ltd. PEZ.H $ 0.550 $0.010


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