Knight’s Hotspot FX Named Best Trading Platform for Hedge Funds in the Profit & Loss 2011 Readers’ Choice Digital Markets Awards

By Knight Capital Group Inc., PRNE
Sunday, June 19, 2011

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey, June 20, 2011 -

Knight Capital Group, Inc. (NYSE Euronext: KCG) today
announced that Hotspot FX was named Best Trading Platform for Hedge
Funds among non-bank providers by Profit & Loss magazine
in its voter-driven 2011 Readers’ Choice Digital Markets

“We are honored that the readers of Profit & Loss
magazine selected Hotspot FX as the ‘Best Trading Platform for
Hedge Funds’ among non-banks this year,” said John Miesner,
Managing Director and Head of Global Sales for Hotspot FX. ”We
believe that this award is a reflection of the hard work and
determination we have exhibited in creating a diverse and robust FX
marketplace for buy and sell side alike. As the first FX ECN aimed
at the institutional market, Hotspot has remained focused on
ensuring that the institutional and hedge fund community has a
marketplace where it can trade on equal footing with all other
market participants in an anonymous, fast and fair

For the fourth consecutive year, Profit & Loss opened
its website in April and May for readers to vote for the best bank,
broker and service providers across 14 key categories. This year,
more than 10,000 votes were registered making it the largest
response to date for the awards. Profit & Loss will list
the award winners in its July/August issue.

Hotspot FX experienced record volumes in May 2011. Average daily
volume reached $67.8 billion in May, up 25% from the previous
month, with total volume of $1.49 trillion and the largest
single-day volume record of $105.4 billion on May 5.

Hotspot FX LLC is a subsidiary of Knight Capital Group, Inc.
Hotspot FX in Europe is a division of Knight Capital Europe

About Knight

Knight Capital Group (NYSE Euronext: KCG) is a global financial
services firm that provides access to the capital markets across
multiple asset classes to a broad network of clients, including
buy- and sell-side firms and corporations. Knight is headquartered
in Jersey City, N.J. with a growing global presence across the
Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region. For further
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