Disruption of the Securities Market – Technology the Reason or Solution?

The adoption of artificial intelligence, machine learning and algorithmic trading has marked a radical shift in the securities market sector. With reports evidencing higher number of trades on stock exchanges being algorithmic trades or AI assisted trades, stakeholders’ requirements on compliance and accountability in this sector has evolved and has necessitated stricter legislation by the regulators. Understanding this radical shift is important, not just to conduct business in this sector, but also to attract investment.