TSX Venture Exchange - Closing Market Report

TSX Venture Exchange - Closing Market Report

February 25, 2005 22:25 ET

TSX Venture Exchange Closing Summary for February 25, 2005


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FEBRUARY 25, 2005 - 22:25 ET

TSX Venture Exchange Closing Summary for February 25,
2005

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Trading was very heavy on a volume of 150.8 million shares worth
134.7 million dollars.


There were 506 advances, 325 declines and 452 issues unchanged.


The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index closed up 19.48 at 1996.76





Most Active Issues by Volume

Volume Name Symbol Close Change

9,912,487 Bankers Petroleum Ltd. BNK $1.430 -$0.070
6,233,950 Arawak Energy Corporation ABG $2.380 $0.310
2,674,600 Grove Energy Limited GRV $1.330 $0.020
2,378,979 Staccato Gold Resources Ltd. CAT $0.160 $0.025
2,112,000 U.S. Oil and Gas Resources Inc. USR $0.220 $0.010
2,106,825 Bell Coast Capital Corp. BCP $0.830 $0.130
1,995,000 Boxxer Gold Corp. BXX $0.130 $0.020
1,834,700 Intl Wayside Gold Mines Ltd. IWA $0.090 -$0.005
1,789,607 Forest Gate Resources Inc. FGT $0.290 -$0.010
1,636,600 Verena Minerals Corp VML $0.150 $0.025



Most Active Securities by Value

Value Security Name Symbol Close Change

$15,424,360 Bankers Petroleum Ltd. BNK $1.430 -$0.070
$13,554,569 Arawak Energy Corporation ABG $2.380 $0.310
$3,908,841 Oilexco Incorporated OIL $3.490 $0.130
$3,584,631 Grove Energy Limited GRV $1.330 $0.020
$2,971,686 Technicoil Corporation TEC $3.790 $0.340
$2,560,600 Messina Minerals Inc. MMI $2.450 $0.480
$2,477,982 Calvalley Petroleum Inc. cl A CVI.A $3.080 $0.230
$2,277,396 Canoro Resources Ltd. CNS $4.800 $0.110
$2,055,389 Western Prospector Group Ltd. WNP $4.000 -$0.150
$1,958,298 zed.i solutions inc. ZED $2.750 $0.130



NEX Closing Summary for February 25, 2005



Trading was moderate on a volume of 2.18 million shares worth 0.48
million dollars.


There were 15 advances, 9 declines and 43 issues unchanged.


Most Active Issues by Volume

Volume Name Symbol Close Change

318,000 Highbank Resources Ltd. HBK.H $0.350 $0.055
208,000 Global Tree Technologies Inc GTT.H $0.010 $0.000
161,500 DPC Biosciences Corporation DPC.H $0.070 $0.005
150,500 Iciena Ventures Inc. IIE.H $0.260 $0.000
123,000 Toba Industries Ltd. TBG.H $0.090 $0.025
119,500 Mazarin Inc. MAZ.H $0.050 $0.000
100,000 Golden Hat Resources Inc. GHA.H $0.065 -$0.005
73,000 Alinghi Minerals Inc. ALN.H $0.285 $0.005
68,500 Benchmark Energy Corp. BEE.H $0.260 -$0.020
65,000 Abitibi Mining Corp. ABB.H $0.030 $0.000



Most Active Securities by Value

Value Security Name Symbol Close Change

$108,575 Highbank Resources Ltd. HBK.H $0.350 $0.055
$70,964 Bell Canada International BI.H $4.500 $0.000
$38,768 Iciena Ventures Inc. IIE.H $0.260 $0.000
$27,500 Atlas Cromwell Ltd. ACR.H $0.550 -$0.010
$26,599 Pro-Spect-Or Resources Inc. PSR.H $0.700 $0.000
$20,680 Alinghi Minerals Inc. ALN.H $0.285 $0.005
$18,300 Benchmark Energy Corp. BEE.H $0.260 -$0.020
$13,600 Stratacom Technology Inc. STH.H $0.850 $0.000
$13,500 Bi-Optic Ventures Inc. BOV.H $0.850 $0.000
$11,295 DPC Biosciences Corporation DPC.H $0.070 $0.005



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