EFIS 2012: Agility Key in Latency Race-Turned-Marathon

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As returns from latency arbitrage strategies diminish, firms are placing more focus on ensuring they have the ability to adapt quickly to changes in the market and their own strategies, rather than on raw speed, according to panelists at last week’s European Financial Information Summit.

Over recent years, firms engaged in a technology race to be fastest, then realized there can only ever be one winner—and that whereas being fastest used to generate large returns, the amount of profit to be gain

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