‘China’ Algorithmic Trading Articles & Financial Insight
- Making Connections
SUBSCRIBERS ONLYThe Hong Kong Shanghai Stock Connect is a significant step forward for Chinese markets, and a move in a larger strategy for China to open up its capital account and to internationalise its currency, the renminbi, writes Peter Barker.
- Hong Kong does the math. Focus on cost + infrastructure investments = more algo trading
SUBSCRIBERS ONLYIf mainland Chinese markets are in the toddler phase when it comes to algorithmic trading, Hong Kong markets look fairly grown-up. But industry executives say they still have plenty of scope to get bigger, faster and stronger.
- Enter the dragon. How bleak trading in China heralds a bigger focus on algos
SUBSCRIBERS ONLYIt's been a grim year for human traders in China, as volumes and prices on Chinese exchanges have fallen to multi-year lows. Yet the challenging environment is also driving firms to look for efficiencies - and that spells an increased focus on algorithmic trading. The use of algos may be starting from a very low base, and the market may have its share of regulatory constraints. But there are plenty of signs that automation will only increase as traders grow ever more sophisticated. Mary-Ellen Barker reports.