Category Archives: World Economy

Brokerage offers platform for high frequency traders

Dubai: UAE’s fast diversifying financial services sector has led Abu Dhabi-based brokerage ADS Securities to invest in and develop a new trading platform that would allow it to tap into the high frequency traders segment. With the HFT (high frequency … Continue reading

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How high-frequency trading took the soul out of my career

In the view of Chicago Tribune Company: It was not subtle. It was not pretty. And yes, it felt mechanical. When the robots came a callin’, it felt like mathematics came and stomped the very soul out of the market. The … Continue reading

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Why does Singapore Exchange Seek High-Frequency Traders?

According to Bloomberg, Singapore Exchange Ltd. (SGX), Southeast Asia’s biggest bourse operator, wants to lure more high-speed traders on to its stock market as it grapples with lower volume. Computerized trading firms, which execute transactions in fractions of a second, account for … Continue reading

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How could the High-frequency Trades still be Profitable Facing EU Curbs Announced in Draft Deal?

According to Bloomberg, European Parliament lawmakers have reached a draft deal with national governments on high-frequency trading curbs as part of a push to toughen the bloc’s financial market rulebook, said the chief legislator working on the plans. “The negotiation team … Continue reading

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Alexander Fleiss, Presenter at HFT Conference in New York, Advocating Chile’s rising

Alexander Fleiss, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Rebellion Research, and speaker at High-frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 New York City, says that Chile has shown tremendous progress since the financial crash of 2008. Overall GDP has grown by nearly 50% over the last five … Continue reading

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Alison Graham, presenter at a HFT conference in New York, explaining the strategies of investing in frontier market

Alison Graham, Chief Investment Officer of Voltan Capital Management and speaker at High-frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 New York City, led her fund beating the market in 2011 based on her cutting edge strategy and insight into frontier markets. “The MSCI Frontier Markets, today at … Continue reading

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EU New Regulations on High Frequency Trading

In finalizing the Mifid II directive and Mifir regulation, EU law makers have heeded the calls of some market participants not to impose speed limits, or resting periods, designed to slow down automated trades and prevent large-scale errors. Provisions that … Continue reading

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ASIC Ditch Tougher High Frequency Trading Rules

The corporate watchdog is under pressure to ditch proposals to crackdown on high frequency trading (HFT) activity on the stock market, with the Australian Securities Exchange saying the measures would not boost market confidence. In a submission to the corporate … Continue reading

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How Quality Management System AT 9000 Can Make Automated and High-Frequency Trading Safer?

Financial markets are critical for the growth and prosperity of all economies. Real-time automated trading systems are integral to these markets.  However, neither the technology nor market operations underlying automated trading is infallible. Therefore, it is the responsibility and self-interest … Continue reading

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High Frequency Trading Firm Getco Reported Earnings For The First Time, And It Was A Massacre

According to Business Insider’s Linette Lopez, Getco, the high frequency trading firm that bought Knight Capital last year, reported earnings for the first time yesterday, and it was total carnage. The company’s profits were down 82% from this time last year because the … Continue reading

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