Bloomberg is seeking to enter the high-frequency trading (HFT) range, Financial News reports. The data group is planning to create a wider range of low-latency data feeds supplying financial information as part of a wider strategy in the automated trading market.
In 2010, the international news and information group was in discussions to acquire a stake in Paris-based, low-latency trading solutions provider QuantHouse, but the deal fell through over price. The data group derives a large part of its income from terminals leased to investment banks and asset managers.
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