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Too fast or too slow? Determining the optimal speed of financial markets

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Market quality is maximized at intermediate batch auction intervals of a few seconds when markets are neither too fast nor too slow and clearing price is near equilibrium

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  • Daniel Fricke & Austin Gerig, 2018. "Too fast or too slow? Determining the optimal speed of financial markets," Quantitative Finance, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(4), pages 519-532, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:quantf:v:18:y:2018:i:4:p:519-532
    DOI: 10.1080/14697688.2017.1391405
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