India to Take Center Stage in the HFT Debate

Chiragra Chakrabarty discusses what Sebi's proposed "HFT curbs" could mean for the Indian marketplace, and the Asia-Pac region, in general.

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As regulators around the globe grapple with how best to either contain high-frequency trading (HFT), or at the very least bring transparency to the practice, India may look to outright slowdown the speed of trades, altogether, with the introduction of speed-breakers.

As first reported by The Economic Times, an Indian daily newspaper, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) is "taking feedback from exchanges and select institutions" on potential curbs to black-box trading in an effort

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