Close to 50% of All Trades in Canada Are From Computer Programs (06/27/12)


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From TheGlobeandMail.com:

 
High frequency traders using computers to flip stock in a fraction of a second may be generating as much as 42 per cent of all trades in Canadian stocks.

That number comes from a ground-breaking study by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), which looked at a three-month period of 2011 and tried to isolate buying and selling that bore the hallmarks of high-frequency trading (HFT).

For full article go to TheGlobeandMail.com.

for more go to:

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