TSX Venture Exchange - Closing Market Report

TSX Venture Exchange - Closing Market Report

March 23, 2006 16:49 ET

TSX Venture Exchange Closing Summary for March 23, 2006

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 23, 2006) -

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Trading was very heavy on a volume of 177.3 million shares worth 155.0 million dollars.
There were 522 advances, 423 declines and 437 issues unchanged.

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index closed up 18.27 at 2700.99



Most Active Issues by Volume
Volume Name Symbol Close Change
6,259,365 Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd FO $2.300 $0.020
5,329,155 Forsys Metals Corp. FSY $1.930 $0.480
4,600,823 Minera Andes Inc. MAI $1.150 -$0.030
3,996,350 Fury Explorations Ltd FUR $0.950 $0.230
3,536,800 Spider Resources Inc. SPQ $0.070 $0.005
2,423,524 Searchgold Resources Inc RSG $0.155 $0.030
2,178,900 North American Gem Inc. NAG $0.230 $0.025
2,088,750 Solitaire Minerals Corp. SLT $0.300 -$0.010
2,049,157 Typhoon Exploration Inc. TOO $0.485 -$0.065
1,967,100 Amerix Precious Metals Corporation APM $0.620 $0.070

Most Active Securities by Value
Value Security Name Symbol Close Change
$13,619,162 Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd FO $2.300 $0.020
$10,012,619 Forsys Metals Corp. FSY $1.930 $0.480
$6,493,959 Birch Mountain Resources Ltd. BMD $7.550 -$0.520
$5,216,629 Minera Andes Inc. MAI $1.150 -$0.030
$3,908,377 Katanga Mining Limited KAT $7.100 $0.600
$3,666,956 Sherwood Copper Corporation SWC $3.650 $0.490
$3,154,102 Fury Explorations Ltd FUR $0.950 $0.230
$2,487,331 Bronco Energy Ltd. BCF $4.600 $0.450
$2,205,937 Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. NDM $6.740 $0.190
$1,846,184 Mega Uranium Ltd. MGA $8.950 $0.300


NEX Closing Summary for March 23, 2006

Trading was heavy on a volume of 2.75 million shares worth 0.94 million dollars.
There were 16 advances, 9 declines and 39 issues unchanged.



Most Active Issues by Volume
Volume Name Symbol Close Change
496,000 DPC Biosciences Corporation DPC.H $0.250 $0.040
220,500 Merrex Resources Inc. MRX.H $0.720 $0.020
181,222 Toba Industries Ltd. TBG.H $0.170 $0.015
168,000 Abitibi Mining Corp. ABB.H $0.070 $0.005
144,000 Golden Hat Resources Inc. GHA.H $0.065 $0.000
132,492 Isee3D Inc. ICG.H $0.025 $0.000
117,000 Transco Resource Corp. TRN.H $1.050 $0.030
100,059 Xgen Ventures Inc. XGN.H $0.750 $0.030
98,000 Jourdan Resources Inc. JRN.H $0.120 -$0.010
95,000 Mazarin Inc. MAZ.H $0.045 $0.000

Most Active Securities by Value
Value Security Name Symbol Close Change
$151,545 Merrex Resources Inc. MRX.H $0.720 $0.020
$126,094 Gobi Gold Inc. GGD.H $2.700 $0.350
$119,810 Transco Resource Corp. TRN.H $1.050 $0.030
$114,040 DPC Biosciences Corporation DPC.H $0.250 $0.040
$73,176 Xgen Ventures Inc. XGN.H $0.750 $0.030
$50,284 Bell Canada International BI.H $6.260 $0.000
$30,903 Toba Industries Ltd. TBG.H $0.170 $0.015
$29,934 Maximum Ventures Inc. MVI.H $0.470 $0.020
$20,135 Big Bar Gold Corp. BBK.H $0.500 -$0.010
$16,305 Cons Big Valley Resources Inc. CBG.H $0.195 -$0.010


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