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Why does Singapore Exchange Seek High-Frequency Traders?

According to Bloomberg, Singapore Exchange Ltd. (SGX), Southeast Asia’s biggest bourse operator, wants to lure more high-speed traders on to its stock market as it grapples with lower volume. Computerized trading firms, which execute transactions in fractions of a second, account for … Continue reading

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“Dark pools”, Private “Off-the-record” Buying and Selling of Corporate Stocks, Run Deep in Financial Markets

Richard Scamehorn writes that a Dark Pool has no formally designated name because it doesn’t exist as an entity. It only exists in the back rooms of investment bankers — notably in the largest participants, Credit Suisse Group AG, Barclays … Continue reading

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Goldman Set to Relaunch Hong Kong Dark Pool

Michelle Price for Dow Jones writes that Goldman Sachs is set to relaunch its Hong Kong dark pool after the bank was forced to halt trading on the venue in 2009, Financial News has learnt. The development comes amid a … Continue reading

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Chi-X Co-Founder, Hirander Misra, to Urge Stricter Exchange Controls at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 London

Mr. Hirander Misra, Chairman of Forum Trading Solutions, will call for stricter exchange controls in the wake of “flash crash” events at Golden Networking‘s upcoming High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 London. Mr. Hirander is the Chairman of trading technology provider Forum … 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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High-Frequency Definition Needed, CFTC’s O’Malia Says

Bloomberg News – By Silla Brush – June 19, 2012 High-frequency trading should be defined before the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission sets rules for what amounts to about half of the volume of futures markets, said Scott O’Malia, a … Continue reading

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Regulator Puts a Spotlight on High-Frequency Trading

The Globe and Mail – By Boyd Erman – June 19, 2012 A market isn’t a market without confidence – and regulators know they have a real confidence problem on their hands because of high-frequency stock trading. Unfortunately, that’s about … Continue reading

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New Platform in Currency Trading

The Wall Street Journal – By Jacob Bunge – June 19, 2012 Credit Suisse Group AG and currency brokerage FXCM Inc. said they are teaming up to start a new foreign-exchange trading platform, in the latest effort to streamline trading … Continue reading

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HFT Firms Sniff Out New Asset Classes

  High frequency traders deploy sophisticated computer programs and algorithms to hunt for temporary pricing differences across markets, completing trades in a fraction of a second. The firms, which have in the past been blamed for creating market instability, have … 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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