[time-nuts] trade timestamps

Alexander List alex at list.priv.at
Tue Nov 10 21:07:02 EST 2015

On Wednesday, November 11, 2015 03:15 AM, Don Latham wrote:
> Interesting note The Economist, Oct. 31, p 75 re new rules for timestamping of
> stock transactions and the like.  Looks to be a nightmare.

Here's the article:


Indeed. HFT firms have been working on their own "advanced" timekeeping
using PTP and GPS and what not, but it seems the MIFID-II directive and
equivalents in other markets force the entire industry to up their
systems from NTP to PTP...


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