Algorithmic trading

Ghost in the Shell: AI Expands Beyond Algos

As market movements become faster and more complex, it is impossible for humans to react quickly enough to those changes, requiring machines to step in. Now, artificial intelligence is extending its reach beyond algorithms, permeating other aspects of…

European Firms Grapple with Algo-Tagging Rules

Although the flagging and tagging of algorithms is only currently required in Germany, under the German HFT Act, it is slowly making its way into Pan-European law. Marina Daras looks at the German rule to see how the algo labeling requirement under Mifir…

TradeTech Paris: Mind the Gap

The annual TradeTech event taking place in Paris has triggered a lot of debate, ranging from the legitimacy of high-frequency trading (HFT) practices, to the need for accurate and reliable Transaction-Cost Analysis (TCA) tools and the future of dark-pool…

FBI Probes Ultrafast Trading

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investigating high-speed buying and selling of securities on US markets, in an attempt to determine whether firms engaged in this practice are contravening rules on insider trading.

Indian Regulator Plans HFT Conference

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has announced plans for a two-day conference next week, aimed at discussing the market risks associated with algorithmic and high-frequency trading (HFT).

Does Speed Still Sell?

It’s been a very buy-side focused week, here at Sell-Side Technology. On Friday, we had the seventh annual Buy-Side Technology Awards, and around that, of course, all of the organizational and editorial work it entails. Thanks have to go to everyone…

Instinet Extends Nighthawk Algo to Japan

Instinet, the New York-based agency-only broker, has introduced Nighthawk VWAP, a variant of its Nighthawk algorithm, which provides buy-side firms with aggregated access to the pre-market volume-weighted average price (VWAP) crosses in Japan.

CSRC Widens Everbright Glitch Probe

The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has announced that it will expand its investigation of trading systems to include all Chinese brokerages, following a glitch in Everbright Securities' high-frequency engine that caused it to mistakenly…

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