ITG Releases February 2005 U.S. Trading Statistics

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NEW YORK, NY, March 8, 2005 - Investment Technology Group, Inc. ("ITG") (NYSE: ITG), today announced that U.S. trading volume was 1.7 billion shares for the month ended February 28, 2005, averaging 87 million shares per trading day. This compares to 1.8 billion shares (92 million per trading day) in January 2005 and 1.5 billion shares (81 million per trading day) in February 2004.

There were 19 trading days in February 2005, compared to 20 trading days in January 2005 and 19 trading days in February 2004.

Monthly volume statistics are preliminary, and accordingly may be revised in subsequent updates and public filings. Volume statistics are posted on ITG's Web site,, and are also available via a downloadable spreadsheet file.

ITG U.S. Trading Activity

Total U.S. Shares # of Trade Days Total U.S. Volume Average U.S. Daily Volume
February: 19 1,653,078,115 87,004,111
Year-to-Date: 39 3,492,695,184 89,556,287

About ITG

ITG is headquartered in New York with offices in Boston, Los Angeles, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Melbourne, Sydney, Tel Aviv and Toronto. As a leading provider of technology-based equity trading services and transaction research to institutional investors and brokers, ITG helps clients to access liquidity, execute trades more efficiently and make better trading decisions. ITG generates superior trading results for its clients through three lines of business. POSIT®, the world's largest equity matching system, allows clients to trade confidentially. The Electronic Trading Desk is recognized as one of the leading program trading operations in the U.S. ITG's leading-edge Client-Site Trading Products allow users to implement their own trading strategies by providing direct electronic access to most sources of market liquidity. For additional information, visit

In addition to historical information, this press release may contain "forward-looking" statements, as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, that reflect management's expectations for the future. A variety of important factors could cause results to differ materially from such statements. These factors include the company's ability to achieve expected future levels of sales; the actions of both current and potential new competitors; rapid changes in technology; financial market volatility; general economic conditions in the United States and elsewhere; evolving industry regulation; cash flows into or redemption from equity funds; effects of inflation; customer trading patterns; and new products and services. These and other risks are described in greater detail in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2003 and other documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and available on the company's web site.

Howard C. Naphtali
Chief Financial Officer
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Maureen Murphy
Investor Relations
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