British government backs probe into the impact of high frequency trading

first_img whatsapp Show Comments ▼ KCS-content British government backs probe into the impact of high frequency trading whatsapp by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMoneyPailShe Was The Dream Girl In The 90s, This Is Her NowMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesZen HeraldNASA’s Voyager 2 Has Entered Deep Space – And It Brought Scientists To Their KneesZen HeraldMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan TimesElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite HeraldWanderoamIdentical Twins Marry Identical Twins – But Then The Doctor Says, “STOP”WanderoamHealthyGem”My 600-lb Life” Star Dropped 420 Pounds, See Her NowHealthyGemcenter_img Tags: NULL Tuesday 23 November 2010 8:56 pm Share Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’SportsnautTortilla Mango Cups: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family Proof THE?government yesterday said it was backing a study of how high-frequency trading (HFT) may shape London as a financial centre over the next decade.“The project will look ahead to developments in financial markets, with a prominent focus on high frequency trading,” financial secretary to the Treasury Mark Hoban said in a speech.HFT involves the use of computers by investors to dart in and out of markets and exploit tiny changes in share prices.HFT has grown sharply over recent years to account for about a third of trading volumes in Britain to about three-quarters of all share dealing in the United States.The London Stock Exchange, which is losing market share to low-cost rivals, has hired a technology specialist to attract business from HFT firms.Regulators are already worried about the fact that so much volume passes through just a few lightly regulated and thinly capitalised firms.The UK study will look at how to avoid “technology-led economic instabilities”.A group of experts will help guide the project, including Andy Haldane, director of financial stability at the Bank of England.The UK project will also look at how computer-generated trading will affect financial stability, share price formation and liquidity, competition, trading costs and the future role and location of capital markets. City watchdog the FSA is due to give its latest thinking on HFT tomorrow. last_img

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