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ITG Releases March 2016 U.S. Trading Volumes

NEW YORK, April 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ITG (NYSE:ITG), a leading independent broker and financial technology provider, today announced that March 2016 U.S. trading volume was 3.5 billion shares and average daily volume (ADV) was 159 million shares. This compares to 3.4 billion shares and ADV of 168 million shares in February 2016 and 4.6 billion shares and ADV of 208 million shares in March 2015. There were 22 trading days in both March 2016 and March 2015 and 20 trading days in February 2016.  

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

     
  # 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
POSIT
Alert
Average
Trade Size
POSIT Alert
Avg. Trade
Size Ex-
Algos*
                 
March
2016
22   3,491,818,493   158,719,022 59,714,882 282 13,134,627 16,063 34,532
                 
YTD 2016 61 9,870,044,855   161,804,014 64,671,620 273 13,030,920 15,818 34,143
*Excluding shares crossed through POSIT Alert from ITG algorithms 
 

During March 2016 there was increased volume from lower-priced market-on-close (MOC) orders associated with portfolio rebalancing, reducing average revenue per share.

International Trading Activity
The average daily trading commissions in March 2016 in ITG’s Canadian, European and Asia Pacific businesses were up approximately 18% on a combined basis as compared to the fourth quarter of 2015. 

These statistics are preliminary and may be revised in subsequent updates and public filings. U.S. 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

ITG is an independent broker and financial technology firm that improves the efficiency and execution quality of institutional trading. ITG helps clients understand market trends, mitigate risk and navigate increasingly complex markets. A leader in electronic trading since launching the POSIT crossing network in 1987, ITG takes a consultative approach in delivering the highest quality execution and liquidity solutions along with analytical tools and research. The firm is headquartered in New York with offices in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region. For more information, please visit www.itg.com.

ITG Media/Investor Contact:

J.T. Farley
(212) 444-6259
corpcomm@itg.com

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