Research and analysis

Computer trading: impact on market integrity

Report looking at the impact of high frequency trading on market integrity.


The impact of high frequency trading on market integrity: an empirical examination (DR24)

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This report presents an empirical examination of the relationship between the increase in high frequency trading (HFT) and market manipulation.

This review was commissioned as part of the Foresight project on the future of computer trading.

Published 23 October 2012