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Structural barrier to HFT participation in Asia OTC markets

Barriers include a lack of finalised rules and technology for scalable operations It is too early for high-frequency trading (HFT) firms to participate in the trading of cleared over-the-counter derivatives in Asia because of barriers such as cost and liquidity, … Continue reading

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OTC clearing presents HFT opportunity in Asia

Over-the-counter clearing to present greater access and profitability to high-frequency trading firms as electronic trading of OTC products gets under way in Asia The move to centrally clear over-the-counter derivatives could provide a boost to flagging high-frequency trading (HFT), according … Continue reading

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Orc Group AB: Theoria Capital Management Pte Ltd. Extends Their Use of Orc for High-Frequency Trading on Asian Markets

As reported by Wall Street Journal, Orc Group AB, a leading provider of technology and services for the global financial industry, today announced that the Singapore-based fund management company Theoria Capital Management Pte Ltd. (Theoria Capital) has added Orc Liquidator … Continue reading

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BRICs (Brazil,Russia,India,China) Catch High-Frequency Trading Habit

As reported by Robert Plummer from BBC news, ultra-fast trading has transformed global markets in recent years, but regulators have been accused of an ultra-slow response to changing times. Thanks to complex computer software and algorithmic formulae, it is now … Continue reading

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Financial IT Spend to Hit $90 Billion

As reported by Advanced Trading’s Phil Albinuspending, spending on IT by the financial markets industry will hit almost $90 billion by 2015, driven by strong growth in Asia-Pacific (AP) and a bounce-back in the hedge funds sector, predicts Ovum. The … Continue reading

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For Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, S&P Debt Downgrade Wake-Up Call to Get Serious about U.S. Economy

Mr. Edgar Perez, author of The Speed Traders, An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World (http://www.thespeedtraders.com), wrote on Modern Finance Report (http://www.modernfinancereport.com) that he would not be inclined to kill the messenger … Continue reading

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Signs of a Possible High-Frequency Trading Boom in Asia, Including Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore

As Fierce Finance IT’s Jim Kim reported, at a time when high-frequency trading continues to generate controversy and regulatory action in the United States and Europe, exchanges in other parts of the world are ramping up to attract more high-frequency … Continue reading

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Ex-Deutsche Bank Saba Prop Trader Leads Hedge Fund to 200% Gain

Chad Liu, chief investment officer at Prudence Investment Management (HK) Ltd., Photographer: Dale de la Rey/Bloomberg Bloomberg’s Bei Hu reports Prudence Enhanced Income Fund, led by former Deutsche Bank AG (DBK) Saba proprietary trader Chad Liu, returned 200 percent in two years … Continue reading

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