NEW YORK, Aug. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ITG (NYSE: ITG), a leading independent broker and financial technology provider, today announced that July 2018 U.S. trading volume was 2.7 billion shares and average daily volume (ADV) was 127 million shares, compared to 3.3 billion shares and ADV of 157 million shares in June 2018 and 2.6 billion shares and ADV of 129 million shares in July 2017. There were 21 trading days in both July 2018 and June 2018 and 20 trading days in July 2017.

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 Average Average Average Average Avg. POSIT Trade Total U.S. Average U.S. POSIT POSIT POSIT POSIT Alert Trade Days Volume Daily Volume Daily Trade Alert Daily Alert Size Ex- Volume Size Volume Trade Size Algos* --------- ----- -------------- ------------ ---------- ------- ----------- ---------- ----------- July 2018 21 2,659,012,886 126,619,661 47,725,438 313 17,064,990 13,610 35,934 --------- ----- -------------- ------------ ---------- ------- ----------- ---------- ----------- YTD 2018 146 19,530,742,015 133,772,206 49,331,112 288 14,295,813 17,121 35,607 --------- ----- -------------- ------------ ---------- ------- ----------- ---------- -----------

*Excluding shares crossed through POSIT Alert from ITG algorithms

Average revenue per share in July 2018 was approximately 5% higher than the average in the second quarter of 2018.

International Trading Activity

The average daily trading commissions in July 2018 in ITG’s Canadian, European and Asia Pacific businesses were down approximately 2% in U.S. dollar terms on a combined basis as compared to the second quarter of 2018 and were up approximately 27% as compared to July 2017. On a blended international basis, there were approximately 22 trading days in July 2018 and 21 trading days in July 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