Firms Face Algo Trading’s Impact on Data

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Companies of all types are being forced to adjust to the growth in algorithmic trading, including its effects on market data volume, according to most of the participants in a panel on the subject held on Wednesday, Nov. 2 in London.

The attendees of the Interactive Data Corp. event believe that the percentage of equity trading that will be done through algorithmic trading will be greater than 25 percent in 2007.

However, that growth will in turn drive increases in market data volumes. Accordi

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