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Hft Update: Citi Fights High-Frequency Trading — with HFT

Liz Tay from Business Insider reports that Investment banks are driving down the volume of high-frequency trades on US stock exchanges with defensive, high-speed algorithms of their own, a Citigroup executive has claimed. Stephen Shore of the Australian Financial Review reports 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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Edgar Perez, The Speed Traders, on The Perennial Profit Challenge: 2013 Roadmap for World Exchanges

Financial exchanges play a vital role in economic development as one of the primary tools for the allocation of capital in both developed economies and emerging ones. The indices created using the platforms provided by global exchanges are used by … Continue reading

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Australia’s ASX to Launch Two New ‘Dark Pool’ Trading Services

Dow Jones Newswires – By Caroline Henshaw – June 19, 2012 Australia’s dominant exchange operator ASX Ltd. (ASX.AU) said Tuesday it plans to launch two new “dark pool” trading services next month as it seeks to capture business from the … Continue reading

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Chi-X Brings Foreign Competition to Australia and ASX’s PureMatch High Frequency Trading Platform

As reported by Bloomberg’s Eleni Himaras, Chi-X Australia Pty, the country’s first foreign-owned stock exchange operator in 150 years, opened for trading today, pledging to drive down prices as it battles to take market share from monopoly bourse owner ASX … Continue reading

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Australian Securities Exchange to Overhaul its Trading System to Allow Brokers to Direct Trades to Rival Exchanges

As reported by The Sydney Morning Herald’s Eric Johnston, the Australian Securities Exchange has sought to tackle the onset of competition in equities markets by overhauling its trading system to allow brokers to direct trades to rival exchanges. The move … Continue reading

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