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High-frequency flops

Recent flash crashes on the Indian and overseas bourses tend to indicate that technology-enabled speed-trading on the bourses, at times, is no boon. There are instances of exchanges annulling trades and in some cases not doing so, after investigation. While … Continue reading

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Algo trading is the future, say experts

MUMBA: The Indian Merchants Chamber (IMC) this week organised a seminar on ‘Algo Trading or Algorithmic Trading‘. Algo trading is here to stay and it is the future of trading,” said Deena Mehta, chairperson of the capital market committee of the IMC … Continue reading

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Markets Need Real-Time Surveillance Technology to Track Trading Glitches, Says Expert

The Economic Times – By The ET Bureau – May 14, 2012 Sharp market movements caused by algorithmic trading systems is nothing new and even manual traders have made similar mistakes before, said Dr Giles Nelson, co-inventor of the algorithmic … Continue reading

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BRICs (Brazil,Russia,India,China) Catch High-Frequency Trading Habit

As reported by Robert Plummer from BBC news, ultra-fast trading has transformed global markets in recent years, but regulators have been accused of an ultra-slow response to changing times. Thanks to complex computer software and algorithmic formulae, it is now … Continue reading

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Slowing Down High-Frequency Trading Speed: Is It Really Helpful?

It’s important to note here that not all algorithmic trading is HFT. The former encompasses all forms of trading using pre-programmed systems. HFT involves a large amount of trades in a short period of time, with the aim of making … Continue reading

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Brokers Upgrade To Algorithmic Trading For FI Clients in India

As reported by The Economic Times’ Shailesh Menon, an increasing number of broking firms in India are offering algorithmic trading to lure large institutional investors. Most big broking firms have updated their trading software to enable algorithmic trading that allows … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading in India Set to Double as Goldman, Nomura Fight for Pennies

As reported by Bloomberg’s Santanu Chakraborty High-frequency trading in India’s $1.5 trillion stock market may double to half of all orders within three years as demand for speedier execution surges, according to the Bombay Stock Exchange. Automated programs carry out … Continue reading

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