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high-frequency algorithmic trading technique

    42means an algorithmic trading technique characterised by:

      1. (1) infrastructure intended to minimise network and other types of latencies, including at least one of the following facilities for algorithmic order entry: co-location, proximity hosting or high-speed direct electronic access;
      1. (2) system-determination of order initiation, generation, routing or execution without human intervention for individual trades or orders; and
      1. (3) high message intraday rates which constitute orders, quotes or cancellations.

    [Note: article 4(1)(40) of MiFID]