The speed at which a trader is able to react to the market is fundamental to his/her success. Low-latency trading focuses on optimizing systems to reduce the amount of time it takes for order messages and price data to move between a Financial Exchange’s matching engine and an electronic trading platform. There are many factors that impact on low-latency optimization such as the distance between the exchange and the trading system, and the efficiency of the architecture of the trading system. This guide provides an overview of low-latency optimization for traders.
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