Pragma Securities: algorithmic trading ripe for growth

Pragma is building a new generation of algo that incorporates the latest artificial intelligence

David Mechner: investing in algos is a chance for firms to establish themselves as leaders and provide value to clients

Algorithmic trading is set to flourish in 2019, as many market participants, particularly banks, focus their attention on recalibrating their technology stacks to compete more effectively in an environment where automation, efficiency and transparency have become the norm, says David Mechner, co-founder and chief executive of algo technology provider Pragma Securities.

Until now, the integration of algorithms into an execution technology framework has been driven largely by regulations such as

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