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EU Commission Love-Hate Relationship with High-Frequency Trading

High-frequency trading of stocks requires more regulation given the risks it poses, Michel Barnier, the commissioner for internal markets and services at the European Commission, said on Tuesday, adding he will work with U.S. regulators to craft new rules. How … Continue reading

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Getco Asia Ready to Jump into High-Frequency Trading Shores in Singapore

As reported by the Financial Times, US proprietary trading and market-making firm Getco has been confirmed as a member of SGX, the Singapore Exchange, as high-frequency trading firms gear up for the Asian market. This new frontier will be further … Continue reading

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Chairman Schapiro: “The events of last week are unacceptable”

In the written testimony submitted ahead of today’s congressional hearings, Chairman Schapiro admitted that “the technologies used for market oversight and surveillance have not kept pace with the technology and trading patterns of the rapidly evolving and expanding securities markets.” She concludes: “The events of last week are unacceptable. The Commission is considering a number of proposals that will address key issues raised on May 6 and we will move expeditiously to address all issues we determine caused or contributed to those events.” Continue reading

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