High-frequency trading in commodities has declined against a backdrop of falling demand for the asset class, says industry veteran Mike Coleman. Still, his recently rebranded fund has had a good 18 months.
Buy- and sell-side executives agree high-frequency trading has become a fact of life in Asia and will permeate into fixed income.
Brokers and exchange officials see market structure and services as relatively more important than latency, suggesting post-trade arrangements are increasingly important to profitability.
Michael Mollemans joins Credit Suisse as head of Japan electronic trading from Daiwa in New York.
The bank is offering Asian users of its crossing engine its advanced order protection system to soothe fears over high-frequency and proprietary flow.
Credit Suisse rolls out its AES Velocity platform in the Lion City, with Australia next on the agenda.
Nyenburgh CEO Alan Donohue explains why flash trading is expanding more slowly than anticipated, despite efforts by stock exchanges to attract such players.
The ‘flash crash’ in New York of May 6 highlights not the danger posed by high-frequency quants, but the extent to which markets (including Asia’s) depend on them.
Investors know who are the biggest owners of a given stock, but have no idea who’s actually trading it, says former Morgan Stanley electronic trader.