HFT Demise as the Precursor to Changes in the Markets Landscape

By Dmitry Stillermann

Dmitry Stillermann, Vice President of Capital Markets at DataArt, contributes a bylined article on recent trades in High Frequency Trading (HFT) and its effect on the global process of capital markets restructuring.

“The ebb and flow of the financial markets turmoil that has been evident since 2008 naturally serves as a renovating force, disrupting long-established and entrenched businesses and institutions and giving rise to new habits and new players. As with every crisis in history, at the highest level, the plot consists of two components: incumbents’ attempts to preserve status quo, and the arrival of eager newcomers seeking to exploit opportunities left in the crisis’ wake.”

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