Thomson Reuters to roll out randomisation in June

TR Matching set to launch latency floor almost three years after initial client consultations

Phil Weisberg, Thomson Reuters: the "ideal latency floor" differs from those used by ParFX and EBS

Thomson Reuters is set to introduce randomisation on a select number of currency pairs on its flagship Matching platform in June, almost three years after it began consultations with clients on the possibility of a latency floor.

Randomisation was first introduced to foreign exchange markets in April 2013 by ParFX. When the platform launched it started applying a randomised pause of 20–80 milliseconds on all orders.

Randomised pauses aim to eliminate speed advantages by preventing aggressive

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