Impact assessment

Computer trading: tick size regulation

Economic impact assessment on EU tick size regulation.

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Tick size regulation (EIA6)

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Tick size is the minimum variation in the price of a security. This economic impact assessment looks at the regulation of tick sizes in the context of what has happened in the US, and provides an assessment of the costs, benefits and risk of regulation regarding the tick size.

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