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Despite Risks, Brazil Courts the Millisecond Investor

Dan Horch reports in NY Times that, at a time when the mere phrase “high-frequency trading” makes some investors queasy, Brazil’s stock exchange is putting out the digital welcome mat. In recent years, the BM&F Bovespa stock exchange in São … 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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Reuters Acknowledges High-Frequency Trading Craze

Count Thompson Reuters Corp. among the believers in the power of high-frequency trading. As The High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 New York discussed, there is indeed independent research that shows that high-frequency trading has a positive impact on global capital markets … Continue reading

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‘Naked Access’ Ban Unlikely to Spawn New Broker-Dealers

As reported by Traders Magazine’s James Armstrong, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s new market access rule takes effect Thursday, and some fear high-frequency traders could skirt the rule’s ban on so-called “naked access” by becoming broker-dealers. But experts say those … Continue reading

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