Sweden Exonerates HFT in Market Study

Finansinspektionen is the Swedish financial supervisory authority, based in Stockholm.

Swedish regulator Finansinspektionen (FI) has found that risks to the stability of the country's financial system from high-frequency trading (HFT) are limited, but cautioned against potential future market abuse.

In a commissioned report from an independent investigator, Investigation Into High-Frequency And Algorithmic Trading, FI said that the effects of HFT and algorithmic trading have been minimal to date. The study noted that liquidity has deteriorated and that Swedish markets are more vol

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