Sydney: Financial Storm Fails to Halt Rising Data Tide

The rising volumes-driven by exchanges upgrading capacity to process trades and distribute data, the launch of new alternative trading systems, and more firms adopting algorithmic trading strategies that split larger orders into smaller trades to limit market impact-continue to outweigh the slowdown in trading caused by the financial crisis. And while some panelists believed that there may ultimately be a limit to how fast market data volumes can grow, all agreed that the industry is some way fr