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Proposed European High Frequency Trading regulatory reforms might go too far?

European regulations designed to limit high-frequency trading (HFT) could end up reducing the quantity of buyers and sellers, a UK-government commissioned Foresight paper claims. The European Union’s draft law MiFID II is a reform of the earlier Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) created in Brussels. It will introduce tougher financial markets regulation including measures …

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Is High-Frequency Trading subject to Quality Assurance in the near future?

There’s a clear two-part warning for High Frequency Trading (HFT) firms and practitioners that they should be paying close attention to. It should be obvious that there’s a problem after the NASDAQ Facebook IPO problems which crashed the system. Plus Knight Trading losing $440 million in just 45 minutes (and you thought your wife or …

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High Frequency Trading: scourge of the markets or under-appreciated benefit?

As many regulators around the world have expressed concerns about high-frequency trading and algorithmic trading in general, Wall Street is fighting to keep it ‘business as usual’ in the HFT world. Megabanks, broker-dealers and hedge funds are scrambling to sing the praises of high frequency trading: lower transaction costs, high liquidity and the stated belief …

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High Frequency Trading could be curbed in Germany

Germany’s Bundesverband Investment und Asset Management (BVI) wants to regulate high frequency trading more effectively and make a distinction between algorithmic trading (which is has no problem with) and high frequency trading (which it doesn’t like, apparently). BVI’s CEO Thomas Richter claims the market “needs real liquidity, not inflated trading volumes”. Mr. Richter is unhappy …

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Canada’s OSC getting into the high frequency trading regulation game

Canada might be getting less friendly toward high-frequency traders if Howard Wetston, the head of the Ontario Securities Commission, gets his way. Mr. Wetston claims: “The purpose of capital markets – if you take out the profit motivation, the greed – what they are there for is to support long-term growth and value to market …

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