Nordic Markets' Robot Wars

Hans-Ole Jochumsen, Nasdaq OMX Nordic

The closest anyone could come to finding a connection between Stockholm and the gritty London suburb of Slough is the Equinix datacenter, housed in the latter and playing host to a substantial percentage of Nordic trades through Bats Chi-X’s platform.

Stockholm is widely recognized as one of the more attractive capital cities in the world. It’s unlikely that anything quite so complimentary has ever been written about Slough. John Betjeman summed up prevailing sentiment about the town in his 1937