Research and analysis

Future of computer trading in financial markets: an international perspective

Foresight report exploring how computer generated trading in financial markets will change between now and 2022.

Detail

This report aims to shed new light on the technological advances which enable computer algorithms - rather than humans - to drive high-speed stock trades, and which have transformed market structures in recent years. It explores how computer generated trading in financial markets will evolve over the next 10 years and identifies the potential risks and opportunities that this could present.

Further details of the project and the supporting evidence are available from the computer trading project page.