TSX Venture Exchange - Closing Market Report

TSX Venture Exchange - Closing Market Report

August 24, 2005 16:47 ET

TSX Venture Exchange Closing Summary for August 24, 2005

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 24, 2005) -

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Trading was heavy on a volume of 84.7 million shares worth 63.9 million dollars.

There were 321 advances, 365 declines and 530 issues unchanged.

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index closed down 3.88 at 1918.38



Most Active Issues by Volume
Volume Name Symbol Close Change
3,223,600 Majestic Gold Corp. MJS $0.550 $0.100
1,698,085 Birch Mountain Resources Ltd. BMD $4.520 $0.030
1,619,000 Spider Resources Inc. SPQ $0.055 $0.000
1,575,000 Stone Mountain Holdings Inc SMO $0.210 -$0.040
1,528,100 U.S. Oil and Gas Resources Inc. USR $0.130 $0.010
1,435,400 Cons Odyssey Exploration Inc. ODE $0.270 $0.030
1,350,729 Stratic Energy Corporation SE $1.270 $0.090
1,239,376 Mountain Boy Minerals Ltd. MTB $0.880 $0.190
981,000 Diadem Resources Ltd. DIR $0.045 -$0.005
959,838 Skygold Ventures Ltd SKV $0.910 $0.150

Most Active Securities by Value
Value Security Name Symbol Close Change
$7,487,819 Birch Mountain Resources Ltd. BMD $4.520 $0.030
$3,265,268 Calvalley Petroleum Inc. cl A CVI.A $4.300 $0.350
$2,374,259 Pine Valley Mining Corporation PVM $4.220 $0.110
$1,668,871 Stratic Energy Corporation SE $1.270 $0.090
$1,598,312 Western Prospector Group Ltd. WNP $3.560 $0.020
$1,458,145 Majestic Gold Corp. MJS $0.550 $0.100
$1,318,140 Breaker Energy Ltd. cl A WAV.A $4.600 $0.200
$1,081,063 Mountain Boy Minerals Ltd. MTB $0.880 $0.190
$1,044,854 Technicoil Corporation TEC $3.100 $0.100
$967,950 Bankers Petroleum Ltd. BNK $1.440 $0.010


NEX Closing Summary for August 24, 2005

Trading was moderate on a volume of 1.70 million shares worth 0.58 million dollars.

There were 14 advances, 9 declines and 32 issues unchanged.



Most Active Issues by Volume
Volume Name Symbol Close Change
330,000 Newton Ventures Inc. NUV.H $0.265 -$0.015
287,500 Canbras Communications Corp. CBC.H $0.265 -$0.005
220,000 Grande Portage Resources Ltd. GPG.H $0.130 $0.045
75,000 Sharpe Resources Corp SHO.H $0.070 $0.005
70,000 Jourdan Resources Inc. JRN.H $0.095 $0.020
66,500 Calypso Acquisition Corp. CLP.H $0.390 $0.080
50,000 Continental Home Healthcare Ltd. CHT.H $0.050 $0.020
49,100 Mediterranean Minerals Corp. MED.H $0.060 $0.005
40,000 Network Exploration Ltd. cl A NET.H $0.080 $0.000
37,837 Pediment Exploration Ltd. PEZ.H $0.530 -$0.020

Most Active Securities by Value
Value Security Name Symbol Close Change
$211,247 Bell Canada International BI.H $6.250 $0.080
$87,450 Newton Ventures Inc. NUV.H $0.265 -$0.015
$76,188 Canbras Communications Corp. CBC.H $0.265 -$0.005
$26,225 Calypso Acquisition Corp. CLP.H $0.390 $0.080
$22,230 Grande Portage Resources Ltd. GPG.H $0.130 $0.045
$20,603 Pediment Exploration Ltd. PEZ.H $0.530 -$0.020
$12,480 Benchmark Energy Corp. BEE.H $0.370 -$0.030
$11,414 CBX Ventures Inc. COW.H $0.320 $0.010
$9,920 Big Bar Gold Corp. BBK.H $0.320 -$0.010
$8,000 Lynden Ventures Ltd. LVL.H $0.800 $0.000


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