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High-frequency flops

Recent flash crashes on the Indian and overseas bourses tend to indicate that technology-enabled speed-trading on the bourses, at times, is no boon. There are instances of exchanges annulling trades and in some cases not doing so, after investigation. While … Continue reading

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Financial Markets Are At Risk Of a ‘Big Data’ Crash

Maureen O’Hara from FT reports that regulators and investors are struggling to meet the challenges posed by high-frequency trading. This ultra-fast, computerised segment of finance now accounts for most trades. HFT also contributed to the “flash crash”, the sudden, vertiginous … Continue reading

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India Tightens Reins on Algorithmic Trading

India Times: Tightening the norms for algorithmic trading, market regulator Sebi today made it mandatory for the users to have their systems audited every six months and increased penalties on errant stock brokers. Sebi first issued guidelines on algo trades … Continue reading

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