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Regulators set to clamp down on HFT market abuse in 2015 warns report


Securities market regulators are beginning to clamp down on market abuse linked to complex high-frequency trading strategies – but there is much more to be done, according to a new report by financial consultancy Kinetic Partners.

Dark pools, market manipulation and benchmark rigging top risks warns report

MAD II is an opportunity, says SunGard's Magnus Almqvist

Regulators in the US and Europe are stepping up investigations into dark pool activity, market abuse and manipulation of financial benchmarks following a spate of damaging incidents in recent months. Tougher regulatory oversight could have a significant impact on all three areas, according to a new report by financial services technology provider SunGard.

Tradition FX platform cuts out HFT ‘predators’

Marcus: ParFX removes the HFT arms race from FX

A new FX platform built by inter-dealer broker Tradition and backed by 11 major global banks aims to remove the competitive advantage of low-latency trading in FX.

Market abuse highlights vulnerable European equity market

Coupe: market abuse is not insurmountable

The imposition of an £8 million fine against defunct Canadian day trading firm Swift Trade earlier this week illustrates the potential for abusive strategies that distort markets – and the need for a new approach from regulators, according to Matthew Coupe, director of regulation and market structure at NICE Actimize.

ABN Amro Clearing counters market abuse with Nasdaq OMX tools

Dutch bank ABN AMRO is headquartered in Amsterdam

ABN AMRO Clearing has chosen tools from Nasdaq OMX to help it prevent market abuse in equity, derivative and commodity markets in Europe, Asia Pacific and the US.