TSX Venture Exchange - Closing Market Report

TSX Venture Exchange - Closing Market Report

October 18, 2005 17:02 ET

TSX Venture Exchange Closing Summary for October 18, 2005

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 18, 2005) -

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Trading was heavy on a volume of 79.4 million shares worth 52.9 million dollars. There were 246 advances, 465 declines and 562 issues unchanged.

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index closed down 27.94 at 2035.21



Most Active Issues by Volume

Volume Name Symbol Close Change

3,172,779 Solitaire Minerals Corp. SLT $0.115 -$0.005
2,109,316 Loon Energy Inc LEY $0.610 -$0.030
1,408,187 Forest Gate Resources Inc. FGT $0.390 $0.005
1,236,356 Choice Resources Corp. CZE $0.990 -$0.060
1,141,500 Panterra Resource Corp. PAN $0.385 $0.085
939,132 Photochannel Networks Inc. PNI $0.105 -$0.005
776,059 Serica Energy PLC SQZ $2.210 -$0.200
753,630 Odyssey Petroleum Corp. ODE $0.395 -$0.015
745,000 Triumph Gold Corp TAU $0.070 $0.000
722,857 Eurogas Corporation rt 21Oc05 EUG.RT $0.010 $0.000


Most Active Securities by Value

Value Security Name Symbol Close Change

$2,406,424 Birch Mountain Resources Ltd. BMD $6.150 -$0.100
$1,853,601 Kensington Resources Ltd. KRT $4.190 $0.190
$1,687,212 Serica Energy PLC SQZ $2.210 -$0.200
$1,630,444 Banro Corp. BAA $8.680 $0.080
$1,542,551 Laramide Resources Ltd. LAM $5.400 -$0.200
$1,289,490 Loon Energy Inc LEY $0.610 -$0.030
$1,211,522 Choice Resources Corp. CZE $0.990 -$0.060
$742,898 Solana Resources Limited SOR $1.810 -$0.200
$726,192 Norsemont Mining Inc. NOM $3.930 $0.380
$691,821 IMA Exploration Inc. IMR $2.720 -$0.030


NEX Closing Summary for October 18, 2005

Trading was light on a volume of 0.65 million shares worth 0.21
million dollars.

There were 3 advances, 10 declines and 42 issues unchanged.

Most Active Issues by Volume

Volume Name Symbol Close Change

85,000 Canasia Industries Corporation CAJ.H $0.050 -$0.010
56,843 SBI Skin Biology Incorporated SBI.H $0.310 $0.010
54,263 Pro-Spect-Or Resources Inc. PSR.H $0.580 $0.000
52,000 Alinghi Minerals Inc. ALN.H $0.270 -$0.025
38,370 Lexam Explorations Inc. LEX.H $0.550 -$0.050
30,875 Challenger Development Corp. CDQ.H $0.200 $0.060
30,000 Big Bar Gold Corp. BBK.H $0.350 -$0.030
27,000 Skyline Gold Corporation SK.H $0.050 $0.000
25,250 CBX Ventures Inc. COW.H $0.650 $0.000
25,000 Amarillo Gold Corporation AGC.H $0.305 -$0.030


Most Active Securities by Value

Value Security Name Symbol Close Change

$30,832 Pro-Spect-Or Resources Inc. PSR.H $0.580 $0.000
$21,356 Lexam Explorations Inc. LEX.H $0.550 -$0.050
$18,100 Powertech Industries Inc. PWE.H $0.710 -$0.030
$17,807 SBI Skin Biology Incorporated SBI.H $0.310 $0.010
$15,855 CBX Ventures Inc. COW.H $0.650 $0.000
$14,040 Alinghi Minerals Inc. ALN.H $0.270 -$0.025
$10,785 Big Bar Gold Corp. BBK.H $0.350 -$0.030
$8,480 Global Express Energy Inc. GXE.H $1.600 -$0.050
$7,910 Amarillo Gold Corporation AGC.H $0.305 -$0.030
$6,970 Merrex Resources Inc. MRX.H $0.300 $0.030


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