Shopclues to Raise $200 Million in IPO

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Shopclues is now planning to enter into IPO, said the sources close to the firm. People who were familiar to the matter have told that the company is now seeking for fund and thus the company has planned to raise the fund through IPO. The Shopclues have not made any official announcement yet on their IPO plans. But it is sure that the company is planning for an IPO soon. The marketers have told that the Shopclues will do a better job in the IPO as the market environment is good now. Soon the Shopclues can be seen the market.

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Best Practices for Risk Management in Automated Trading – Part 2

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It is well known to world that the automated trading has become a giant in the world market now. The trading cannot be imagined in future without automated systems. The impact of automated trading in the market now is very high. Though the technology is being appreciated for the speed and other features, which are not possible by human actions, the risk involved in this has always created a fear among the marketers. Many marketers still don’t believe in automated trading. Thus the risk management has become a must in every automated system. In order to have a risk free trading, the marketers are advised to follow certain practices. This article is to discuss on those practices to avoid risks and enhance the trading.

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Best Practices for Risk Management in Automated Trading – Part 1

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It is well known to world that the automated trading has become a giant in the world market now. The trading cannot be imagined in future without automated systems. The impact of automated trading in the market now is very high. Though the technology is being appreciated for the speed and other features, which are not possible by human actions, the risk involved in this has always created a fear among the marketers. Many marketers still don’t believe in automated trading. Thus the risk management has become a must in every automated system. In order to have a risk free trading, the marketers are advised to follow certain practices. This article is to discuss on those practices to avoid risks and enhance the trading.

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Is R Good For Designing Quant Trading Strategies?

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This article is to discuss on the efficiency of the tool R in designing and back testing the trading strategies. But before getting in to the concepts of designing and back testing using R, we will have a simple introduction for this tool. What is R? R is nothing but the open source that has about 18,000 members in the Linkedln’s groups and 80 R meet up groups are there in existence now. This open source provides about 4000 packages for an efficient designing of strategies. This is a tool that perfectly matches the needs of data analysis, which is a must in strategy designing.

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Need To Regulate Algorithm Trading Questioned

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There has been heated debate on algorithm based trades. Amidst this debate, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, an ace investor, has backed this kind of trading and has even raised questions on the need to regulate this form of trading.

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala even told reporters that he does not agree that there should be regulations for algorithm (algo) based trading. He also said that regulation of algo trading and norms to do the same should be brought in only in case of enough evidence of manipulation in the market. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala also said that any method of trading can be used by an investor. The method can be technical also but that does not mean that it is an incorrect method. He vehemently said that just because someone is doing algo trading, that investor should not be regulated and that regulations should not be there unless there is strong and solid evidence that the trading is being done to manipulate the stock market prices.

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Automated Trading and Its Protocols

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The initial stage marketers usually will go with a misunderstanding that electronic trading is nothing but automated trading. But on the other side, both may work on same medium, but has different meanings. The electronic medium is the one in which people will involve in trading via electronic medium, say computer. But an automated medium is the one in which the intervention of human is very less or almost absent in many processes. Instead of humans, the algorithms are used. These algorithms are capable of taking decisions and they follow certain protocols for successful trading. Some of those protocols are discussed in this article.

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