Asia Asset Management: Algorithmic Trading – Still an Asian Conundrum by FlexTrade’s Bertrand Rassat
Asia seems to enjoy a difficult relationship with algorithmic trading. It is now becoming a topic and regional institutions, buy-sides or sell-sides, have it as a requirement on their request for proposals (RFPs) for a new trading platform. The appetite to learn more about algorithmic trading and to align their practices with Western execution norms is a strong driver, but other forces are at play that may pull them in the opposite direction.
February 1, 2012