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The Vast Majority Of All Futures Trading Is Now Automated

The Vast Majority Of All Futures Trading Is Now Automated

Who’s up for a friendly neighbourhood reminder that the global marketplace is underpinned by automated, high-frequency trading to a nearly incomprehensible degree? Good, then — a new report highlights the still-growing dominance of automation in futures markets: For starters, over two-thirds of livestock futures trading is carried out automatically, and…