Cost of latency – choosing wisely


Trading System Latency

Latency in trading systems has always been a design/cost consideration however, in today’s global trading markets, the focus on latency has never been greater.  Banks and traditional exchanges have seen their market share threatened by new entries into the marketplace, namely hedge funds and alternative trading venues with their automated trading systems.  The rise of multi-asset trading and the increased focus on risk management has also placed a greater emphasis on developing trading systems that can keep up with these ever increasing trading volumes.

Hardware-based Messaging

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