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

NEW YORK, June 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ITG (NYSE:ITG), a leading independent broker and financial technology provider, today announced that May 2018 U.S. trading volume was 2.7 billion shares and average daily volume (ADV) was 124 million shares, compared to 2.5 billion shares and ADV of 117 million shares in April 2018 and 3.2 billion shares and ADV of 148 million shares in May 2017. There were 22 trading days in both May 2018 and May 2017, and 21 trading days in April 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*
May 2018 22 2,727,042,004 123,956,455 45,619,973 297 14,504,555 15,465 33,778
YTD 2018 104 13,577,095,179 130,548,992 49,367,444 282 13,429,083 20,050 35,895
              *Excluding shares crossed through POSIT Alert from ITG algorithms 

ITG’s average revenue capture per share in May 2018 was in line with the average in the first quarter of 2018.

International Trading Activity

The average daily trading commissions in May 2018 in ITG’s Canadian, European and Asia Pacific businesses were down approximately 3% in U.S. dollar terms on a combined basis as compared to the first quarter of 2018 and were up approximately 19% as compared to May 2017. On a blended international basis, there were approximately 22 trading days in both May 2018 and May 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, 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 for more information. 

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

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Source: Investment Technology Group, Inc.

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