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ITG Releases August 2018 U.S. Trading Volumes and Provides International Trading Commission Update

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ITG (NYSE: ITG), a leading independent broker and financial technology provider, today announced that August 2018 U.S. trading volume was 2.6 billion shares and average daily volume (ADV) was 114 million shares, compared to 2.7 billion shares and ADV of 127 million shares in July 2018 and 2.7 billion shares and ADV of 117 million shares in August 2017. There were 23 trading days in both August 2018 and August 2017 and 21 trading days in July 2018.

ITG U.S. Trading Activity

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 POSIT Alert.

 
  # of
Trade
Days
Total U.S.
Volume
Average U.S.
Daily Volume
Average
POSIT
Daily
Volume
Average
POSIT
Trade
Size
Average
POSIT
Alert Daily
Volume
Average
POSIT
Alert
Trade Size
Avg. POSIT
Alert Trade
Size Ex-
Algos*
                 
August 2018 23 2,612,412,258 113,583,142 43,296,217 280 12,314,022 13,403 35,638
                 
YTD 2018 169 22,143,154,273 131,024,581 48,509,795 287 14,026,102 16,571 35,610
*Excluding shares crossed through POSIT Alert from ITG algorithms
 

Average U.S. revenue per share in August 2018 was approximately 4% lower than the average in the second quarter of 2018.

International Trading Activity

The average daily trading commissions in August 2018 in ITG’s Canadian, European and Asia Pacific businesses were down approximately 18% in U.S. dollar terms on a combined basis as compared to the second quarter of 2018 and were up approximately 6% as compared to August 2017. On a blended international basis, there were approximately 22 trading days in both August 2018 and August 2017.

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, investor.itg.com and are available via a downloadable spreadsheet file.

About ITG

Investment Technology Group (NYSE: ITG) is a global financial technology company that helps leading brokers and asset managers improve returns for investors around the world. We empower traders to reduce the end-to-end cost of implementing investments via liquidity, execution, analytics and workflow technology solutions. ITG has offices in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America and offers execution services in more than 50 countries. Please visit www.itg.com for more information. 

ITG Investor/Media Contact:
J.T. Farley
(212) 444-6259
corpcomm@itg.com

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Source: Investment Technology Group, Inc.

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