High-Frequency Trading

Develop a high-frequency trading platform with MATLAB

High-frequency trading is a branch of algorithmic trading that focuses on generating profit using high execution speed. It’s used in areas such as arbitrage trading, signal-based trading, and scalping. In major exchanges, the trading volume generated from these trades – typically by proprietary traders, hedge fund managers, and market makers – is significant.

Developing high-frequency trading strategies requires intraday tick data and a solid analytical tool. MATLAB® provides both. It supports popular techniques for efficiently developing, backtesting, and implementing these strategies:

For more on tools for high-frequency trading, see MATLAB, Datafeed Toolbox™, and Trading Toolbox™.



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See also: algorithmic trading, statistical arbitrage, momentum trading, concentration risk, transaction cost analysis

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