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Seth Merrin Calls for Regulators to Create Zones Free of High Frequency Trading

The last few months have seen many conflicting reports on high-frequency trading (HFT) and its impact on the market volatility, liquidity and safety. No sooner does one report criticize the practice, another one endorses it, layering confusion about the markets and deterring investor trust in the ability of the markets to perform their primary function.

Liquidnet Recognized Again as Best Trading Venue for Institutional Investors

Liquidnet Wins Buy-Side Technology Award for Best Execution Venue and AsianInvestor Award for Best Alternative Trading Venue

Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, has been named “Best Buy-Side Execution Venue” in the European Buy-Side Technology Awards 2012 for the fifth consecutive year. Liquidnet was also named winner of the Best Alternative Trading Venue by AsianInvestor and ranked first in the publication’s buy-side equities trading survey in the categories of “Best Alternative Trading Venue” and  “Best Access to Liquidity”.