Investors Pushing For Low-Touch Trading

O'Connor, Colleen Marie
February 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;2/27/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports on the lack of happiness of investors with the technological progress made by global stock exchanges. According to a survey, investors admit that they prefer low-touch trading channel. This type of trading refers to the practice of investors to fill orders electronically. This preference for the low-touch channel could start the surge in the sale of computer solutions.


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