A proposal in Germany on rules for high-frequency trading has gained the support of the FIA European Principal Traders Association. The group noted its support for a level playing field for market participants along with safe, robust and transparent markets. "We generally endorse the proposal and believe a reasonable regulation of high-frequency trading to be appropriate, such as requirements on minimum tick sizes, enhanced transparency and order-to-trade ratios based on the respective class of instruments," said Mark Spanbroek, secretary-general of FIA EPTA. Read FIA EPTA's comments on the legislation.

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