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Italians to delay derivatives FTT

Italian lawmakers are to delay the introduction of a financial transaction tax on derivatives and “high-frequency” trades by at least two months, reflecting growing uncertainty over the levy which is being closely watched ahead of a proposed transaction tax across … 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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Latest Financial Tax Proposal Could Net Billions for EU, Cripple High Frequency Traders

According to a  press release by Futures Trading Academy, the latest pitch to all 27 Union members in Europe is aiming to generate over 50 billion pounds annually for the troubled European financial system.  The financial transaction tax (FTT) is … Continue reading

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Europe Mulls a Major Blow To High-Frequency Traders

According to highfrequencytraders.com, EU Ministers are meeting today to discuss a transaction tax which could see high frequency trading driven out of certain markets. President Sarkozy believes proceeds from the tax could help fight poverty and climate change, but there … Continue reading

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Proposed European Transaction Tax Could Spell Doom for High-Frequency Traders

The High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 will be discussing the independent research that shows that high-frequency trading has a positive impact on global capital markets by increasing liquidity and reducing price volatility, findings that could allay some of the popular … Continue reading

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