Asia Panels: Fragmentation Will Spur Latency, Co-Lo Initiatives

Asian marketplaces are gearing up their focus on low-latency data and co-location initiatives ahead of the launch of new alternative trading venues, even though the current lack of fragmentation has hindered uptake of high-frequency trading in the region so far.

Speaking on panels organized by Inside Market Data at industry association FISD’s events in Singapore and Sydney recently, market participants noted that much of Asian trading still executes on local exchanges, and the lack of competitio