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The Wall Street Journal: Deutsche Börse’s News Service for Traders Draws Scrutiny of Investigators

Brody Mullins and Scott Patterson report for The Wall Street Journal that several times a month, the Labor Department invites news reporters to a sealed room for an early look at soon-to-be-released reports such as the unemployment rate. One organization … 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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As Trading Firms Become Anxious to Attract More Institutional Business, Fight To Block High-Frequency Trading Escalates

It was reported by Financial News that trading firms anxious to attract more institutional business are gearing up to create new exchange-type platforms that will exclude high-frequency traders. The moves reflect the growing concerns of buyside investors about how the activities … Continue reading

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High Frequency Traders Flock to Switzerland

According to Tim Cave of the Financial News, the SIX Swiss Exchange, Switzerland’s national stock market, has attracted a raft of influential high-frequency trading firms this year as attempts to overhaul its electronic trading systems and keep pace with rival … Continue reading

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Getco Offers Rare Insight Into Europe Strategy

As reported by Tim Cave of the Financial News, U.S.-based Getco, the secretive high-frequency trading firm, has delivered rare insight into its European strategy by revealing it has given its backing to the London Stock Exchange-owned (LSE.LN) trading venue Turquoise … Continue reading

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Deutsche Borse, Latest Exchange to Chase High-Frequency Trading Firms

According to the Financial News’ Tim Cave, Deutsche Börse has become the latest exchange to upgrade its technology in an attempt to win business from high-frequency trading firms, as the arms race among Europe’s stock markets and alternative trading venues … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading Will Adapt to ‘Robin Hood’ Tax in Europe

According to Financial News’ Joe Morgan, the European Parliament earlier this month voted in favour of using a tax on financial transactions to raise revenues for future European Union budgets. The tax, sometimes known as a Robin Hood tax, would … 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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