Investment Technology Group, Inc. (ticker: ITG, exchange: New York Stock Exchange (.N))
News Release -
ITG Releases February 2003 Trading StatisticsNEW YORK, NY, March 10, 2003 - Investment Technology Group, Inc. ("ITG") (NYSE: ITG) today announced that U.S. trading volume was 1.3 billion shares for the month ended February 28, 2003, averaging 68 million shares per trading day. This compares to 1.5 billion shares (71.3 million per trading day) in January 2003 and 2.1 billion shares (112.7 million per trading day) in February 2002.
For the month ended February 28, 2003, U.S. trading volumes were 400 million shares for POSIT®, 652 million shares for Client-Site Trading Products, and 241 million shares for the Electronic Trading Desk. This data excludes all operations outside the United States and excludes statistics for Hoenig & Co., Inc., which ITG acquired on September 3, 2002. There were 19 trading days in February 2003, compared to 21 trading days in January 2003 and 19 trading days in February 2002.
ITG U.S. Trading Activity
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|| Average U.S. Daily Volume
Monthly data is preliminary and, accordingly, may be revised in subsequent updates and public filings. This data is posted on ITG's web site, http://www.itginc.com, and is also available via a downloadable spreadsheet file.
ITG is headquartered in New York with offices in Boston, Los Angeles, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Melbourne, Sydney, Tel Aviv and Toronto. As a leading provider of technology-based equity-trading services and transaction research to institutional investors and brokers, ITG's services help clients to access liquidity, execute trades more efficiently, and make better trading decisions. ITG generates superior trading results for its clients through three lines of business. POSIT®, the world's largest equity matching system, allows clients to trade confidentially. The Electronic Trading Desk is recognized as one of the leading program trading operations in the U.S. ITG's leading-edge Client Site Trading Products allow users to implement their own trading strategies by providing direct electronic access to most sources of market liquidity. For additional information, visit http://www.itginc.com.
In addition to historical information, this press release may contain "forward-looking" statements, as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, that reflect management's expectations for the future. A variety of important factors could cause results to differ materially from such statements. These factors include the company's ability to achieve expected future levels of sales; the actions of both current and potential new competitors; rapid changes in technology; financial market volatility; general economic conditions in the United States and elsewhere; evolving industry regulation; cash flows into or redemption from equity funds; effects of inflation; customer trading patterns; and new products and services. These and other risks are described in greater detail in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2001 and other documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and available on the company's web site.