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Getting to grips with latency for HFT in FX

August 10, 2011 Comments (0)           

By Tony Moulange
There has been much discussion recently around the impact of high frequency trading (HFT) on the financial markets. There is no doubt that the concept of HFT, analysing market information such as stock prices to implement proprietary trading activity in a matter of seconds, has many advantages. This includes greater market liquidity, lower transaction costs and faster access to pricing. However, until recently, HFT has only really been active in equities and...