Participants set new volume record

Weekly Traded Volume Hits New High

TORONTO, Ontario (September 23, 2008) – CanDeal, the leading online marketplace for Canadian debt securities, today announced a new record for weekly traded volumes and inquiries.  For the week ending September 19, 2008 CanDeal inquiries surpassed $22 Billion and traded volume was nearly $20 Billion. “Globally, markets are experiencing a time of significant turmoil and volatility. CanDeal's marketplace delivers certainty of execution, facilitates best practices and mitigates associated transaction risks in a manner that is simply unsurpassed” said Jayson Horner, Co-Founder, President and CEO of CanDeal. “All of us at CanDeal are conscious of the dicult time that market participants have been facing and we are hopeful that a sense of normalcy will return to global markets soon” said Horner.

About CanDeal
CanDeal is the leading online marketplace for Canadian dollar debt securities (www.candeal.ca). CanDeal provides online access to the largest pool of liquidity for Canadian government bonds and money market instruments. CanDeal’s marketplace is available to institutional investors in Canada, the United States and Europe.

CanDeal offers Canadian institutional investors and investment dealer’s online access to liquidity in 15 debt and derivative marketplaces operated by Tradeweb in the United States and Europe.