Market volatility, whether up or down, is a cause for anxiety among investors and traders. How much money are you going to make (or lose) is always the question of the day. For high-frequency trading firms (HFT) such as the Mumbai-based AlphaGrep Securities Pvt Ltd, however, it’s when they hit pay dirt.
Volatile markets and frequent price disruptions are preferred playgrounds for HFTs, which trade through algorithms and strategies. And at no time was the market more volatile than in March-April 2020, when markets fell fell Moneycontrol Over 50% of Nifty, Sensex stocks fall 10-40% in just 2 months; what to do now?