Algorithmic trading in energy

The hare and the tortoise

The turtle and the hare

Most buying and selling of shares is not done by humans any more. Algorithms, designed to sift through vast amounts of market data and detect subtle patterns, don't just suggest appropriate trades to their owner, but can execute trades themselves within milliseconds of finding an opportunity.

They are also used to slice up large trades into many smaller ones to conceal the trade from the rest of the market, a technique known as iceberging. But while such strategies are well established in equiti

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