Asia Exchanges Lag in Matching-Engine Speed

Markets in Asia lack the speed and throughput of their US counterparts.

Asia technology

Speed and throughput are areas where markets in Asia need to gain ground to catch up with their western counterparts. 

“Where we focus is really on the information that moves the market and that tends to be very important, not just for the short-term HFT [high-frequency trading] type investor, but also the long-term ones,” said John Knuff, general manager for global financial services at datacenter provider Equinix. “So you don’t have the fragmentation in the Asian markets that you see in

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