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LSE backs high-frequency traders


LSE backs high-frequency traders Posted by Gwen Robinson on Sep 08 04:35.

High-frequency traders, now under regulatory scrutiny in the US, on Monday gained support from London Stock Exchange chief Xavier Rolet, who said said they were a necessary source of liquidity for exchanges. “We welcome them. They are a source of liquidity and we do not rank any particular source of liquidity higher than any other”, he told the FT, noting that HFT accounts for “in the region of a third to 40%” of equities trading on the LSE.

September 8, 2009 - Posted by | Hi Freq Trading (HFT)

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