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ECB calls for light touch on high frequency trading

It says focus should be on curbing the damage done by ultra-fast trades, not to squeeze market liquidity
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 05:50


THE European Central Bank called for a gradual approach to regulating ultra-fast trading on Tuesday, fearing stringent rules on the practice might jeopardise financial markets.

High-frequency trading (HFT), which uses super-fast computers and connections to place trades,

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