Active trading has surged in popularity over the past decade as Internet connections have become faster and more sophisticated programs for advanced computers have been created. Due to developments such as these, today’s traders are armed with better tools to execute trades faster and easier.Read More
Today, more than a third of UK equity trading is generated via high-frequency trading (HFT). In the US, the figure is even higher – an estimated 60% or more.
These figures, from the Government’s comprehensive Future of Computer Trading report, are a stark reminder of just how much our financial markets have already been transformed by rapid technological change.
As the wave of HFT and algorithmic trading continues to rise, we take a look at what it means for the future of front-office trading roles.Read More