dark pool trading

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ASIC concerned by dark pool, HFT trading

The Australian Securities Investment Commission is concerned that so-called dark pool and high frequency trading may damage price discovery or lead to market crashes. Belinda Gibson, ASIC’s deputy chair, says high frequency trading could lead to abuses and market disruption. High frequency traders use mathematical formulas to trade millions of stocks within seconds to take […]
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ASX pushes for dark pool trading limit

ASX Group wants only orders of $50,000 or above to be able to be funnelled into so-called dark trading pools and wants companies such as Liquidnet to get a license to operate a dark pool. The operator of the Australian Stock Exchange says such recommendations to the Australian Securities and Investment Commission is still being […]