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Pär Holmberg on LSE blog about saving taxpayers billions of dollars

2017-11-29


A minor change in market trading rules could save taxpayers billions of dollars. This is the conclusion that Pär Holmberg, IFN, draws from his research in a blog post at LSE Business Review. Holmberg argues that when ties occur at low offer prices, higher priority should be given to sell orders with a large volume. "The cost to implement the new pro-competitive rule would be negligible compared to the savings, when the turnover is high" Holmberg writes.

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