Tobin tax threatens economic viability of ‘repo’ market – ICMA

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

We at Ethical Markets  have advocated a financial transactions tax  for many years and now it is need more than ever to curb high-frequency trading , best as a “ cancellation fee”  since most HFT orders  are cancelled within milliseconds  and are just  a form of “ front-running”  – Hazel Henderson , Editor






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