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Royal Bank of Canada Gains Customers by Shunning High-Frequency Trading

Many top Wall Street firms have thrived by using high-frequency and dark-pool trading. But Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has built its customer bank by shunning those practices, The New York Times reports. On dark-pool markets, banks execute customer orders … Continue reading

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LEADING MARKET PARTICIPANTS JOIN TO FORM NEW CANADIAN STOCK EXCHANGE

Aequitas seeks broad support to build innovative and cost-efficient exchange that levels the playing field for all market participants A marketplace that protects investors against predatory and opportunistic trading strategies, and where all Canadian-listed securities can be traded. A senior … Continue reading

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Market Structure, Broker Conflicts Do More Harm Than HFT

When Pragma, Securities an expert firm specializing in trading, published itsreport showing how high frequency trading (HFT) hurts investors I had expected to see some significant impact, or at least widespread discussion. Instead it appears to have sunk with little more … Continue reading

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RBC seeks patent for THOR technology built to battle high frequency traders

Royal Bank of Canada is moving closer to receiving a U.S. patent for THOR, a  technology developed by the bank to battle high-frequency traders. RBC Capital Markets, the corporate and investment banking division of Royal  Bank, said Thursday it has … Continue reading

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