UK Select Committee suggests FTT for high frequency traders

A Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) on High Frequency Trading (FTT) has been floated in a recently-released UK Select Committee report despite emphatic rejection of an EU-wide FTT.

The ‘Kay Report’, by British economist Professor John Kay, said there was some

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