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Traders prepare for HFT shift into emerging markets

Better infrastructure and deeper liquidity is attracting high-frequency traders to exploit EM currencies, say traders and technology providers The effects of high-frequency trading (HFT) on developed foreign exchange markets have been well-documented in recent years, but signs of HFT are … Continue reading

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HFT Technologies LLC Opens New Consulting Company to Help IT Departments Prepare for Dodd-Frank

HFT Technologies LLC announced the launch of a new company, HFT Pros, to provide on-site consultingand staff supplementation services to financial firms throughout Chicago, New York City and other major financial centers. Demand for IT consultants with trading systems experience is expected … Continue reading

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B of E Studies HFT: Begins and Ends with Ambivalence

A recent working paper from the Bank of England reports on efforts to understand the rise of high-frequency trading and its impact on equity markets. I think it fair to say that the study fails to get any firm grasp of its … Continue reading

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SEC suspends an investment consultant for not taping client’s orders

Bangkok, January 23, 2013 – The SEC imposed a two month suspension on Arporn Piyapanich, a securities market investment consultant of SCB Securities Co., Ltd., effective from January 23, 2013. The SEC received a  report  from SCB Securities Co., Ltd. that … Continue reading

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China Merchants Securities extends algorithmic trading to customers using Progress® Apama® platform

Chinese investment bank offers customizable, low latency trading strategies to retail clients Offering to expand to institutional buy-side clients Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS), a global software company that simplifies and enables the development and deployment of business applications, announced today … Continue reading

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High-frequency trading improves market quality, study finds

Study disproves commonly held negative perceptions of HFT High-frequency trading (HFT) and algorithmic trading (AT) have several beneficial effects on market quality, a new study has found. The report, entitled Foresight: The future of computer trading in financial markets, was commissioned by … Continue reading

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Another study weighs in on high-frequency trading

According Fierce Finance IT’s Jim Kim,  There has been no shortage of academic and government research work when it comes to high-frequency trading. A recent study by a top government economist found that the benefits of such trading are dubious and perhaps … Continue reading

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Wall Street speaks up for High Frequency Trading

Wall Street’s largest trade group has spoken recently about high frequency trading and its ramification on investors and broader market structure. High frequency trading represents a modern growing part of investing in the market. To be able to trade this … Continue reading

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Brazilian tax break – BM&FBovespa’s removes IOF and hosts The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Sao Paulo

Brazil’s BM&FBovespa capital announces its equity market capitalism has risen in trading in volumes and using computerized programs to deal with trades in a fraction of a second.  Brazil’s finance minister Guido Mantega gave high frequency trading an extra shot by … Continue reading

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2012 Predicitons – What to expect in the New Year

According to Dr. Bates, a chief technology officer at Progress Software, states that the next year will be quit a disappointment. From the year 2011, capital markets has been in a roller coaster. With the market volatility, and high frequency … Continue reading

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