The growth in high-frequency trading (HFT), a phenomenon no longer restricted to equities only, has seen the financial markets constantly innovating in their pursuit of greater computing/processing power and speed. What are the most acute challenges for firms aiming to improve the performance of their HFT businesses, and how will new regulations on both sides of the Atlantic affect those strategies? Also, what will be the next securities market to see the introduction of high-frequency trading?
- What role do data centers play in high-frequency trading?
- Are proximity and co-location the most critical factors in shaving milliseconds for firms?
- How do HFT shops go about managing their risk management and compliance functions without negatively impacting their ability to beat the opposition to the punch?
Christian Sommer, Director, Capital Markets Marketing, INTEL CORPORATION
Boris Litvin, CIO, BERKELEY STONE FX
Neil McGovern, Senior Director of Strategy, FSI, SYBASE
Vikas Shah, Managing Director, ROSENBLATT SECURITIES
Victor Anderson, Editor-in-Chief, WATERS (Moderator)
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