ITG Releases August 2014 U.S. Trading Volumes

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ITG (NYSE:ITG), a leading independent execution and research broker, today announced that August 2014 U.S. trading volume was 2.8 billion shares and average daily volume (ADV) was 135 million shares. This compares to 3.2 billion shares and ADV of 143 million shares in July 2014 and 3.2 billion shares and ADV of 146 million shares in August 2013. There were 21 trading days in August 2014 and 22 trading days in both July 2014 and August 2013.

In addition to overall U.S. trading volumes, ITG also provides a monthly summary of average daily volume (double counted) and average trade size for the POSIT crossing network and the POSIT Alert indications system for block crossing.

ITG U.S. Trading Activity
        Average Average Average POSIT POSIT Alert
  # of     POSIT POSIT POSIT Alert Avg. Trade
  Trade Total U.S. Average U.S. Daily Trade Alert Daily Average Size Ex-
  Days Volume Daily Volume Volume Size Volume Trade Size Algos*
August 2014 21 2,845,200,933 135,485,759 67,246,162 241 12,996,019 17,928 35,614
Year-to-Date: 167 25,408,212,046 152,144,982 68,259,265 253 15,483.55 16,495 34,690
*Excluding shares crossed through POSIT Alert from ITG algorithms

While rates from buy-side clients continue to be strong, quarter-to-date U.S. trading volume has included a higher mix from sell-side clients, impacting overall average revenue per share.

These statistics are preliminary and may be revised in subsequent updates and public filings. Volume statistics are posted on the investor relations section of ITG's website, and are available via a downloadable spreadsheet file.

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