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Low market volumes and stiff competition have led to a sharp fall in “high-frequency” trading as industry experts warn that the past two years of rapid growth may be coming to a halt, reports the Financial Times.
There has been a growing demand in Asia for dark pools, anonymous trading platforms used by institutional investors. One of those operators, Liquidnet, says the amount traded in Asia surged 32 percent year on year to a record $4.95 billion in the first quarter. The company says it's seen substantial growth in the region since it began operations in Asia three years ago.
Australian Stock Exchange's (ASX) rebuff of a $7.8 takeover offer from the Singapore Exchange (SGX) was the wrong decision, said Kerry Series, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Asia-focused fund management firm Eight Investment Partners.
Exchange operator Nasdaq OMX Group said on Tuesday it will rebalance its benchmark Nasdaq-100 index, cutting the weighting of Apple.
Starting this week, stock traders in Hong Kong will have to say goodbye to two-hour lunches.
There’s an air of paranoia on Wall Street about today’s NYSE spacer deal with the Germans. But history suggests it’s unjustified. Inevitably, the new business unveiled today will also be shaped over time by changing needs.