ITG Wins Asian Awards for Crossing and Price Improvement

HONG KONG, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ITG (NYSE: ITG), an independent execution and research broker, today announced that it won top honors at the 2013 The Trade Asia Algorithmic Trading Awards for Best Crossing Capability and Best Price Improvement.  The awards were based on votes from more than 150 buyside traders across the Asia Pacific region.  ITG also ranked highly in the categories of Consistent Execution Quality, Execution Consulting and Pre-Market Estimation.

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On collecting the awards, Ofir Gefen, ITG's Asia Pacific Head of Electronic Brokerage and Analytics, said: "These awards, and the buyside votes ITG received in the survey, reflect the commitment ITG has put into the POSIT® crossing platform in Asia this year, as well as our ongoing efforts in improving price and performance for our clients' algorithmic orders.  This year we have expanded POSIT to new markets, including Indonesia and Malaysia, and continued to focus on price improvement, both within our crossing tools and across our full algorithmic suite.  We're delighted that these efforts have been recognized by our clients and by The Trade Asia."

ITG's award-winning suite of electronic brokerage solutions is available across Asia, EMEA and the Americas, including POSITdark crossing in 30 countries and algorithmic trading in 38 countries.  For more about ITG's full capabilities and all of our recent accolades please visit or contact us at

About ITG

ITG is an independent execution and research broker that partners with global portfolio managers and traders to provide unique data-driven insights throughout the investment process. From investment decision through settlement, ITG helps clients understand market trends, improve performance, mitigate risk and navigate increasingly complex markets. ITG is headquartered in New York with offices in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit

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