traders

Investment Strategy

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 […]
Investment Strategy

The man brokers, asset managers must thank

James Spenceley may be the most important man in asset management and stockbroking in Australia many have never heard of. Spenceley’s Vocus Communications has laid 140 kilometres of fibre optic in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. Some of it is in Sydney links the finance community with Chi-X Australia Ltd. and ASX Group’s Gore Hill data […]
Administration

Below the waterline – uncovering the hidden costs of equity trading

Global agency brokerage and technology firm ITG has launched a new publication investigating challenges and developments in the analysis of trading costs. CLARE ROWSELL, head of client relationship management for ITG in Asia Pacific, argues that transaction cost analysis has become a vital tool for funds managers and traders, and looks at how new advances […]
Administration

Below the waterline – uncovering the hidden costs of equity trading

Global agency brokerage and technology firm ITG has launched a new publication investigating challenges and developments in the analysis of trading costs. CLARE ROWSELL, head of client relationship management for ITG in Asia Pacific, argues that transaction cost analysis has become a vital tool for funds managers and traders, and looks at how new advances […]
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