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There are concerns markets are increasingly being moved by computer algorithms rather than by any fundamental catalyst, resulting in increased volatility and potentially causing instability or even crashes. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto There are concerns markets are increasingly being moved by computer algorithms rather than by any fundamental catalyst, resulting in increased volatility and potentially causing instability or even crashes. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The growth of computerised trading has brought obvious benefits to investors. Trading costs have been slashed; complex information is quickly processe(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on March 28, 2014 in New York City. Photograph:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The prospect of a new book by the former bond trader turned chief scrutiniser, taking a hard look at the predatory world of high-frequency trad(...)