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The Trading Mesh

January 2013

HFT (High-frequency Taxing)

January 23, 2013 Comments (0)           

 
It’s always seemed like the wrangling over regulation in Europe’s capital markets was, in many ways, a proxy for the broader political debate raging across the region. No surprise, then, that on the eve of today’s speech by David Cameron we saw that the European finance ministers have agreed the creation of a vanguard transaction tax bloc that will implement its own Tobin-style financial transaction tax across 11 countries, including France, Germany, Italy and Spain...