TSX Venture Exchange - Closing Market Report

TSX Venture Exchange - Closing Market Report

October 17, 2005 17:03 ET

TSX Venture Exchange Closing Summary for October 17, 2005

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 17, 2005) -

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Trading was heavy on a volume of 75.4 million shares worth 50.5 million dollars.
There were 317 advances, 373 declines and 507 issues unchanged.

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index closed up 5.25 at 2063.15



Most Active Issues by Volume
Volume Name Symbol Close Change
3,699,400 Solitaire Minerals Corp. SLT $0.120 $0.025
3,192,727 Eurogas Corporation rt 21Oc05 EUG.RT $0.010 -$0.005
1,210,300 Atacama Minerals Corp. AAM $0.800 $0.090
996,150 North American Tungsten
Corporation L NTC $1.200 -$0.090
986,784 ECU Silver Mining Inc. ECU $0.435 $0.005
952,000 China Diamond Corp CDC $0.075 $0.000
771,400 Choice Resources Corp. CZE $1.050 $0.030
710,500 VendTek Systems Inc. VSI $0.250 $0.010
683,500 Highview Resources Ltd HVW $0.210 $0.020
679,500 North American Gem Inc. NAG $0.145 -$0.005

Most Active Securities by Value
Value Security Name Symbol Close Change
$3,035,889 Laramide Resources Ltd. LAM $5.600 $0.600
$2,057,522 Birch Mountain Resources Ltd. BMD $6.250 $0.430
$1,222,710 North American Tungsten
Corporation L NTC $1.200 -$0.090
$952,760 IMA Exploration Inc. IMR $2.750 -$0.160
$897,051 Atacama Minerals Corp. AAM $0.800 $0.090
$804,430 Choice Resources Corp. CZE $1.050 $0.030
$792,592 Kensington Resources Ltd. KRT $4.000 $0.060
$780,814 Lake Shore Gold Corp. LSG $1.430 $0.030
$737,471 White Knight Resources Ltd. WKR $1.470 $0.070
$729,876 Klondex Mines Ltd. KDX $1.920 $0.300


NEX Closing Summary for October 17, 2005

Trading was light on a volume of 0.92 million shares worth 0.27 million dollars.
There were 8 advances, 12 declines and 35 issues unchanged.



Most Active Issues by Volume
Volume Name Symbol Close Change
125,668 Prism Resources Inc. PRS.H $0.150 $0.025
101,000 Amarillo Gold Corporation AGC.H $0.335 $0.040
100,000 Abitibi Mining Corp. ABB.H $0.025 $0.000
71,250 CBX Ventures Inc. COW.H $0.650 $0.100
53,200 Lexam Explorations Inc. LEX.H $0.600 -$0.030
51,400 Hansa Corporation HSA.H $0.070 $0.000
41,177 Advanced Explorations Inc. AXI.H $0.180 $0.010
40,000 Discovery-Corp Enterprises Inc. DCY.H $0.040 $0.000
36,000 Big Bar Gold Corp. BBK.H $0.380 $0.005
23,700 Global Express Energy Inc. GXE.H $1.650 -$0.030

Most Active Securities by Value
Value Security Name Symbol Close Change
$44,540 CBX Ventures Inc. COW.H $0.650 $0.100
$39,507 Global Express Energy Inc. GXE.H $1.650 -$0.030
$31,842 Lexam Explorations Inc. LEX.H $0.600 -$0.030
$30,818 Amarillo Gold Corporation AGC.H $0.335 $0.040
$18,850 Prism Resources Inc. PRS.H $0.150 $0.025
$14,304 Bell Canada International BI.H $6.160 -$0.010
$13,435 Big Bar Gold Corp. BBK.H $0.380 $0.005
$9,710 Pro-Spect-Or Resources Inc. PSR.H $0.580 -$0.010
$8,308 Advanced Explorations Inc. AXI.H $0.180 $0.010
$5,875 Fintry Enterprises Inc. FEI.H $0.430 -$0.055


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