Trading Venues Face Resilience Test in Covid-19 Pandemic

Software testing and monitoring keeps market infrastructure a step ahead amid market volatility.

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British author Terry Pratchett once wrote, “Million-to-one chances crop up nine times out of 10.” In 2020, venue operators learned the truth of this maxim, as unprecedented market volatility met the unprecedented occurrence of billions of people made to work from home under lockdown orders.

The market infrastructure that remained steady through this period had robust software testing practices, says Laurence Rose, chairman and CEO of Omega ATS, an alternative trading system (ATS) that

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