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Session Time: 10:30 am IST to 1:30 pm IST Lunch: 1:30pm to 2:30 pm IST Venue: QuantInsti Quantitative Learning Pvt Ltd, A-309, Boomerang, Chandivali Farm Road, Powai, Mumbai - 400 072 In our efforts to involve industry and stock exchanges to share their knowledge and expertise in 'Executive Program in Algorithmic Trading' and to offer continuous learning beyond coursework, we have organized an exclusive session by the leading exchange of Malaysia, " Bursa Malaysia Derivatives (BMD)".

High frequency trading programs

The Executive Program in Algorithmic Trading at QuantInsti provides high-level training for individuals working in, or intending to move into the buy or sell-side of business focusing on derivatives, quantitative trading, electronic market-making or trading related technology and risk management. The program is built around a fully examined core of three modules: Quantitative Trading, Advanced Statistics & Financial Computing.

Putin Confirms Egypt Plane Crash Due To Bomb Explosion, Offers $50 Million Reward For Info On Terrorists

The world may have moved on from the tragic terrorist attack that took place just three weeks ago above Egypt's Sinai peninsula, which killed all 224, but for some inexplicable reason Russia refused to admit what was obvious to most from the first minutes since ISIS released a video clip of the midair explosion: that the crash was the result of a bomb set to go off shortly after take off. But no longer.

About Algorithmic Trading - Shaurya Chandra, Director - QuantInsti

The above interview was held at Finbridge Expo 2015 - The Financial Services and Technologies Exhibition, was held on 14-15th March 2015 at Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai. Mr. Shaurya Chandra, Co-Founder of QuantInsti, explains Algorithmic Trading in simplest of words during a Financial Services and Technology Exhibition Event in Mumbai, India.

Order book dynamics in high frequency trading

An important task of high-frequency trading is to successfully capture the dynamics in the Data. Empirical Data on Indian Exchanges show that 95% of all NEW orders are placed within 5 ticks of best-bid and best-ask. The Quantinsti® Replacement Matrix shows that most of the orders that are being replaced are among the top 3 levels and these replacements allow us to visualize and generalize about market behaviour. This matrix gives a visual representation of the cost metrics and replacement behaviour.

The 52-Week Low Club for Monday

Vipshop Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: VIPS) dropped about 11.6% on Monday to post a new 52-week low of $12.02 against a high of $30.72. The stock closed at $13.60 on Friday night. Volume was more than 7 times the daily average of around 9.4 million shares traded. The China-based online retailer lowered its profit expectations last Friday and blamed warmer weather in China for the slowdown. Another online retailer, JD.com, reported earnings this morning that were inline with expectations and also forecast a better-than-expected fourth quarter.

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Brazil’s Caixa Unit IPO Concentrates on Investor Interest – Sources

Caixa Economical Federal Bank is one of the leading banks in Brazil which is under state control. It has enough recognition in the country and is trying to gain some more investors interest in favor of insurance unit. Recently, it initiated its IPO for the first time and is now planning to include its insurance unit into it soon to attract numerous investors. Moreover, it is eager to include the unit as soon as possible so that strong interest of investors can be gained out within no time.

RBI Has Cancelled 3 Out Of 4 Bond Tranches at Auction

The Reserve Bank of India has cancelled out three bonds out of four, which were actually planned for sales on this Friday. The cancelled bonds belongs to the series of sovereign bonds and thus the move made by the RBI was told that it is showing the unwillingness of the government to borrow the bonds at a very high rate and also the government’s position of surplus cash. Marketers and traders also give many other reasons for the move of RBI. But the majority says the same reason of surplus cash and unwillingness.

Dark Pool Trades Patterns You Should Know

Dark Pool Trades Patterns You Should Know. Long ago, there was a question rose by one of a very senior marketer in the social media that whether the human market advisory is getting into extinction. The question was little early for that time. But now, the question suits the situation.

Automated trading has come to play a very important role in the fostering liquidity in the market and the efficiency in the process of price discovery in the US markets. This process of fostering automated trading has required the trading platforms, professionals, participants, the risk controls for the clearing firms and many other things. It is quite natural that a technology implemented will definitely have requirements. In the recent trends like FX markets and the equities, the automated trading has become more matured and has given path for more risks. The automated trading definitely has made the marketers exposed to risks.

Automated trading programs

The Executive Program in Algorithmic Trading at QuantInsti provides high-level training for individuals working in, or intending to move into the buy or sell-side of business focusing on derivatives, quantitative trading, electronic market-making or trading related technology and risk management. The program is built around a fully examined core of three modules: Quantitative Trading, Advanced Statistics & Financial Computing. The course covers all aspects of the theory and practice of quantitative tools, products, and methods.

Forecasting with HoltWinters Exponential Smoothing

I recently enrolled in the QuantInsti Executive Program in Algorithmic Trading and one of the areas in quantitative finance that interests me greatly is the analysis of financial time series. During the course we will take on a massive project to build our own trading strategy with the help of a mentor, and in attempt to familiarize myself with the work, I built this simple strategy using the HoltWinters exponential smoothing.

Brussels Will Remain on Lockdown Monday With Metro, Schools Closed

The terror threat in Brussels will stay at the highest level at least through Monday afternoon, meaning schools, universities and the entire metro network will remain closed amid fears of a major and imminent terrorist attack.

Silver vs. Gold; Still no Inflation Signal

We harp on it all (and I do mean all) the time in NFTRH. There is most likely no end to the commodity-adversarial deflationary phase until silver is bid higher than gold. People intellectualize things that they see with their own eyes like rising costs in the economy, and think inflation is coming.

How Hedge Funds Use Leverage?

There are always things in life that we wish we can get rid of, and it so often happens that sooner or later very intelligent people usually not governed by greed, we hope, come up with amazing new discoveries to protect themselves against this probability of a future risk. It is because people understand the repercussions of uncertainty that they often wish to, in a sense, “eliminate” this risk of change. It would be completely naive of us to think that even with these new gizmos that we are able to destroy the chances of change, as this world is not perfect but it is the balance of perfection and imperfection that allows this planet on its axis peacefully.

Hedge Funds Use Leverage

There are always things in life that we wish we can get rid of, and it so often happens that sooner or later very intelligent people usually not governed by greed, we hope, come up with amazing new discoveries to protect themselves against this probability of a future risk. It is because people understand the repercussions of uncertainty that they often wish to, in a sense, “eliminate” this risk of change. It would be completely naive of us to think that even with these new gizmos that we are able to destroy the chances of change, as this world is not perfect but it is the balance of perfection and imperfection that allows this planet on its axis peacefully.

The Indirect Approach on the High Frequency Trading

As mentioned in the previous article about the direct approach on the HFT, the HFT is really a giant now and many marketers are making constant profit out of it. People who have failed to understand the technology are still trying to push the idea that the technology is a worst enemy for the market.

Automated trading has come to play a very important role in the fostering liquidity in the market and the efficiency in the process of price discovery in the US markets. This process of fostering automated trading has required the trading platforms, professionals, participants, the risk controls for the clearing firms and many other things. It is quite natural that a technology implemented will definitely have requirements. In the recent trends like FX markets and the equities, the automated trading has become more matured and has given path for more risks. The automated trading definitely has made the marketers exposed to risks.

The Indirect Approach on the High Frequency Trading

As mentioned in the previous article about the direct approach on the HFT, the HFT is really a giant now and many marketers are making constant profit out of it. People who have failed to understand the technology are still trying to push the idea that the technology is a worst enemy for the market. The flash crashes and many other events have also been evidence for this. But the real value of HFT will be known only if the technology and the basic common aspects of the strategies are understood in a better way.

Gopro’s IPO Is Under Water Now

GoPro’s shares in the IPO which was traded in the symbol GPRO is now in sales at a very low price. Previously the company shares were sold at a price of $98 each. But now the shares were sold at a price of $24 each. This is considered as the lowest price that the company shares have ever seen after getting into IPO. The marketers said that the market volatility is the major cause for the down fall of the share price. The price of GoPro shares was slipping since august. The investors have shown their grin regarding the fall of GoPro share price.

Match Group to Share 33 Million Shares In Its IPO

The Match Group is now offering 33 million shares in the IPO. The company has also told that the under writers will be having an excess of 30 days to buy an extra 5 million shares of the company in the same IPO price. The price of each share in the IPO is $12.00 to $14.00, said the sources. Bofa Merrill Lynch, Allen & Company LLC and the J.P Morgan Securities LLC are currently acting as the Book running managers for the Match Group. BNP Paribas, Barclays, BMO Capital Markets and the Deutsche Bank Securities are acting as the Book runners of the company.

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