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Everbright Securities Falling by the Maximum Daily Limit when Shares Resume Trading

The Wall Street Journal reports that Everbright Securities fell by the maximum daily limit when its shares resumed trading Monday, triggering a broad-based selloff in brokerages after the authorities imposed unprecedentedly harsh penalties on the midsized broker for a recent … Continue reading

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Views From the Top: Discussing Changes to the World of Trading

Earlier this week, the Financial News reported that the world of trading is under attack on several fronts, as a slew of new rules from Dodd-Frank in the US and the international Basel III capital rules, to the European market … Continue reading

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China’s Stocks Rise for First Time in 8 Days on Europe Optimism

Zhang Shidong of Bloomberg News reports that China’s stocks rose for the first time in eight days on speculation the European debt crisis that has slowed global growth is easing after the region’s leaders agreed to ease repayment conditions for … Continue reading

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Wall Street Rallies After EU Agreement

Rodrigo Campos of Reuters reports that Wall Street rallied on Friday, with major indexes trimming quarterly losses, after euro zone leaders agreed to allow rescue funds to be used to stabilize the region’s banks. Details of the agreement, which includes … Continue reading

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Euro Surges, Stocks Jump After Euro Zone Deal

Herbert Lash reports in Reuters today that the euro recovered nearly 2.0 percent and stocks on major bourses jumped on Friday after euro zone leaders agreed on measures to cut soaring regional borrowing costs in Italy and Spain, in addition … Continue reading

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Independents Benefit From ‘Dark Pool’ Access

Simon Mundy wrote earlier this week in the Financial Times that a small number of independent stockbrokers have started offering access to “dark” trading platforms, profiting from a phenomenon that many peers say has contributed towards the industry’s dwindling revenue … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy when you Learn what Alex Frino, Professor at University of Sydney Business School, thinks about High Frequency Trading and Volatility

Alex Frino, a professor at University of Sydney Business School and CEO of Capital Markets Co-operative Research Centre, says that high frequency trading reduces volatility in stock markets rather than exacerbates it. With his experience working with many global exchange … 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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