In what ways the HFT operations have affected the whole stock market

Read the following news articles on high frequency trading and answer the following questions:

1) https://www.afr.com/markets/the-highfrequency-trading-bonanza-is-over-heres-why20180102-h0cm09

2) https://www.businessinsider.com/how-high-frequency-trading-has-changed-the-stockmarket-2017-3/?r=AU&IR=T/#higher-trading-volumes-1

3) https://seekingalpha.com/article/4094165-fintech-can-learn-decline-reinvention-highfrequency-trading

Question

a) Demonstrate your understanding of high frequency trading (HFT) while explaining in some detail the role of computer technology in such trading (150 words maximum). Please read the news article given in first link above.

b) Describe the developments in HFT markets over the years (150 words maximum). Please read the news article given in first link above.

c) In what ways the HFT operations have affected the whole stock market (100 words maximum). Please read the news article given in second link above.

d) Define the terms ‘fintech’ and ‘artificial intelligence (AI)’ briefly and identify lessons for ‘fintech’ markets arising from HFT markets (75 words maximum). Please read the news article given in third link above. You may want to do a Web search also if necessary

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