I write this blog while once again finding myself squeezed into the smallest and most uncomfortable of seats that Great Anglian has laid on for my daily commute toward home after a long day at the office. The heavy and less than hygienic commuter sitting beside me has obviously had a much harder day as... Read more
In my previous blog I talked about what Algorithmic (Algo) trading is and the strengths and weaknesses within the market place. But what are the after effects of a ‘Flash-Crash’ like that that took place in 2010? The aftermath has resulted in a spate of regulatory discussion from various European entities. An extreme example is... Read more
High Frequency or Algo Trading has been one of the most discussed items within trading circles for some time. Love it or hate it, it certainly generates discussion. From a perspective of how they are utilized, HFT’s (depending on whose statistics you use) are attributed with at least 24% of all trades on the London... Read more
Geo Networks (Geo), a leading provider of dedicated fibre networks, has appointed Rob Williams as its new sales director for the financial services industry. Rob brings over 19 years’ experience in the telecoms world and a wealth of market expertise. Rob’s past roles include director of sales for strategic accounts with AboveNet and various positions... Read more
This report sets out the case for the regulatory authorities to address one of the underlying reasons for the near collapse of the financial system, and the core reason why the effectiveness of the regulatory response to the crisis has and will be limited.