98 Pages Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last revised: 9 Feb 2017
Date Written: February 29, 2012
High Frequency Trading is the topic of fierce discussion as the general functioning of financial markets has come under increased scrutiny in times of economic uncertainty. The purpose of this paper is to explain the emergence of High Frequency Trading and to address the problematic of market manipulation and of systemic risk from a regulatory perspective.
Keywords: High Frequency Trading, Market Manipulation, Flash Crash, MiFID 2.0
JEL Classification: K22, N20
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Leis, Diego, High Frequency Trading : Market Manipulation and Systemic Risks from an EU Perspective (February 29, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2108344 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2108344