NEW YORK, May 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ITG (NYSE:ITG), a leading independent execution broker and research provider, today announced that April 2015 U.S. trading volume was 3.9 billion shares and average daily volume (ADV) was 184 million shares. This compares to 4.6 billion shares and ADV of 208 million shares in March 2015 and 3.3 billion shares and ADV of 156 million shares in April 2014. There were 21 trading days in both April 2015 and April 2014 and 22 trading days in March 2015.
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*|
|*Excluding shares crossed through POSIT Alert from ITG algorithms|
During April 2015 there was a higher percentage of trading activity from sell-side clients as compared to the level in the first quarter of 2015, reducing the overall average revenue per share.
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, investor.itg.com and are available via a downloadable spreadsheet file.
ITG is an independent execution broker and research provider 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 www.itg.com.
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Source:Investment Technology Group Inc.