High Frequency

The Risks in High Frequency Trading

Recently, the Industry Super Network sent a letter to ASIC (Australian Securities and Investments Commission) concerned about the negative impacts of high frequency trading. The letter was in response to ASIC's Consultation Paper No.

The Story About the ASX, HFT and Dark Pools

With the advent of technology and competition, the Australian stockmarket has been seeing increased high frequency trading (HFT) and the increase of the use of dark pools.

High Frequency Trading

For Wall Street Traders, high frequency trading is a Godsend. For "mum and dad" investors - sharemarket participants who hold for the long term, this market activity won't disadvantage them as much. However for retail day traders, this type of trading would disturb you. High frequency trading has been credited as being the method big banks and hedge funds such as Goldman Sachs has made a profit in the last year, even with the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) happening.

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