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Technology-focused Hedge Fund, AienTech, Closes after Making its Mark in FX as a Top Provider of Volume to Bank Platforms

New York-based, high-frequency trading (HFT) firm AienTech is closing down after almost three years in operation, its chief executive and founder Ugur Arslan has confirmed. Details surrounding the closure are not yet known. Launched in January 2011 with a staff … 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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Major Exchanges Win Back Market Share

Today in Financial News, Tim Cave reports that some of Europe’s major stock markets including the London Stock Exchange and NYSE Euronext enjoyed an uptick in their share of equities trading during the first half of the year, as they … Continue reading

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Getco Names New Chief Technology Officer

Arash Massoudi of the Financial Times writes that Getco named Jon Ross chief technology officer as the electronic trading firm continues to restructure leadership a month after sacking nearly 10 per cent of its workforce. The move is the latest … Continue reading

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U.S. Stocks Pare Losses as Phone Companies, Consumer Shares Rise

U.S. stocks pared losses as phone companies and consumer staples rose while banks rebounded, offsetting a decline in industrial shares sparked by a report showing an unexpected contraction in manufacturing. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index fell 0.1 percent to … Continue reading

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In the IPO Capital of the World, Western Banks Go Hungry

Elzio Barreto of Reuters reports that although it was a sleepy fishing village just three decades ago, the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen last year hosted more IPOs than New York, Hong Kong and London combined – averaging one each … Continue reading

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HFTs Emerge From the Shadows

Today in the Financial News, Tim Cave reports that it was not so long ago that gaining access to high-frequency trading firms seemed almost as difficult as getting an audience with the Pope. How times have changed. As quickly as … Continue reading

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HFT Chief Confident of Reprieve on Mifid Rule

Michelle Price of Financial News writes that Europe’s top high-frequency trading chief has said he expects a new regulatory proposal, designed to rein-in HFT firms, to be dropped. Remco Lenterman, chairman of HFT trade body the European Principal Traders Association, … Continue reading

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HFT Happy Hour Presents Maneet Ahuja, ‘The Alpha Masters: Unlocking the Genius of the World’s Top Hedge Funds’, July 10

Join Hedge Fund, Alternative Investments, Private Equity, High-Frequency, Algorithmic and Proprietary Trading Managers, Investors, Executives and Professionals From the Most Prestigious Firms for Networking and Cocktails  Ms. Ahuja, author of recently published The Alpha Masters, will bring the secretive world … Continue reading

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SEC Could Seek Nasdaq Upgrading

Jenny Strasburg and Jacob Bunge of The Wall Street Journal report that Nasdaq OMX may be forced by securities regulators to upgrade its trading systems in the wake of last month’s glitch ridden stock sale by Facebook. The Securities and … Continue reading

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