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Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, centre, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa, right, and his B.C. counterpart, Mike de Jong, shake hands after signing an agreement to set up a co-operative capital markets regulator.
Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, centre, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa, right, and his B.C. counterpart, Mike de Jong, shake hands after signing an agreement to set up a co-operative capital markets regulator.
(CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS)

A national(ish) regulator and more HFTs in store for 2014: ITG Canada

This year could be the year that Canada has a national securities regulator of sorts, and that regulator will have a lot more high-frequency trading to worry about, if brokerage ITG Canada is right about its 2014 predictions.

Among the predictions, HFT activity “will increase dramatically” in the next year, and “several provinces and territories hop on the single regulator bandwagon.”