The Evolution of the Algorithm


As trading algorithms continue to be responsible for the majority of equity trades, Sell-Side Technology sits down with John Comerford, global head of trading research at Instinet, to discuss what the future holds for them.


SST: How have algorithms improved in recent years in terms of providing market participants with anonymity/reduced market impact?

John Comerford, Instinet: The best algorithms have added techniques similar to those employed by high-frequency traders to reduce impact and

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