Hong Kong securities regulator argues for more control over HFT

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The increasing number of global regulatory initiatives regarding regulation of high-frequency trading (HFT) is a direct result of abusive practices by market participants, according to Ashley Alder, chief executive of Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission.

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission is to form a panel to discuss a definition – and regulation – of HFT, while the European Union's second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive contains measures to regulate the activity –

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