Ripple update: xRapid Defense Against HFT
It is common knowledge that investment firms and banks intentionally develop their trading desk software with as much proximity to the exchanges as possible in order to compete and/or leverage High Frequency Trading algorithms. I’m sure that trading bots will be chasing xRapid buy/sell orders on the exchanges for arbitrage opportunities, but how will they avoid HFT manipulation of the markets and high latency situations? Won’t this spike volatility risks and spreads?
About Ripple (XRP)
Ripple connects banks, payment providers and digital asset exchanges via RippleNet to provide one frictionless experience to send money globally. Banks and payment providers can use the digital asset XRP to further reduce their costs and access new markets. XRP is the fastest and most scalable digital asset today.
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