Interactive Brokers Group Reports Brokerage Metrics for October 2012

  Interactive Brokers Group Reports Brokerage Metrics for October 2012

Business Wire

GREENWICH, Conn. -- November 01, 2012

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: IBKR) an automated global
electronic broker and market maker, today reported its Electronic Brokerage
monthly performance metrics for October.

Highlights for the month included:

  *415 thousand Daily Average Revenue Trades (DARTs), 15% lower than prior
    year and 1% higher than prior month^(1).
  *Ending customer equity of $31.8 billion, 25% higher than prior year and 1%
    higher than prior month.
  *Ending customer margin loan balances of $9.2 billion, 35% higher than
    prior year and flat to the prior month.
  *Ending customer credit balances of $20.3 billion, 18% higher than prior
    year and flat to the prior month.
  *208 thousand customer accounts, 12% higher than prior year and 1% higher
    than prior month.
  *470 annualized average cleared DARTs per customer account^(1)

^(1) DARTs information excludes the two days when U.S. equity markets were
closed due to Hurricane Sandy.

More information, including historical results for each of the above metrics,
can be found on the investor relations page of the Company’s corporate web

About Interactive Brokers Group, Inc.:

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is an
automated global electronic broker that specializes in catering to financial
professionals by offering state-of-the-art trading technology, superior
execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and sophisticated risk
management tools at exceptionally low costs. The brokerage trading platform
utilizes the same innovative technology as the Company’s market making
business, which executes and processes trades in securities, futures and
foreign exchange instruments on more than 100 electronic exchanges and trading
venues around the world. As a market maker, we provide liquidity at these
marketplaces and, as a broker, we provide professional traders and investors
with electronic access to stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds and mutual
funds from a single IB Universal Account^SM. Employing proprietary software on
a global communications network, Interactive Brokers Group continuously
integrates its software with a growing number of exchanges and trading venues
into one automatically functioning, computerized platform that requires
minimal human intervention.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements:

The foregoing information contains certain forward-looking statements that
reflect the company's current views with respect to certain current and future
events and financial performance. These forward-looking statements are and
will be, as the case may be, subject to many risks, uncertainties and factors
relating to the company's operations and business environment which may cause
the company's actual results to be materially different from any future
results, expressed or implied, in these forward-looking statements. Any
forward-looking statements in this release are based upon information
available to the company on the date of this release. The company does not
undertake to publicly update or revise its forward-looking statements even if
experience or future changes make it clear that any statements expressed or
implied therein will not be realized. Additional information on risk factors
that could potentially affect the company's financial results may be found in
the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


For Interactive Brokers Group, Inc.
Deborah Liston, 203-618-4070
Caitlin Duffy, 203-913-1369
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