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SET lays down 2013 plans

HFT system, REITs high on the menu

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  • Writer: Nuntawun Polkuamdee & Darana Chudasri
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The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) hopes to see transactions through the new high-frequency trading (HFT) system rise to 10% of the total volume this year from 7.7% last year. 

Year-to-date, the HFT volume has already risen by one percentage point to 8.7%, said president Charamporn Jotikastira, adding that he is confident the target will be reached soon.

Since last year's soft launch, the system has been actively used by foreign investors, whose numbers are on the rise.

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