MONTRÉAL, April 18, 2012 /CNW/ - TMX Group Inc. today announced that Montréal Exchange achieved a new record of 302,371 contracts traded on the Three-Month Canadian Bankers' Acceptance Futures (BAX)* on April 17, 2012. This surpasses the previous record of 285,500 contracts traded that was achieved on August 4, 2011.
*1 BAX contract = C$1,000,000 dollars
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