Definition of algorithmic trading in English:

algorithmic trading

noun

Stock Market
  • [mass noun] Automated trading by computers which are programmed to take certain actions in response to varying market data:

    ‘algorithmic trading relies on computer systems to buy shares automatically when predefined market conditions are met’
    • ‘We haven't had a repeat of last year's "flash crash," but algorithmic trading has caused mini-flash crashes since.’
    • ‘Not only is algorithmic trading in principle more secure than using a human broker but it also costs less than a penny a share.’
    • ‘Before joining Deutsche Bank, he worked in London as head of global portfolio trading and algorithmic trading.’
    • ‘The solution provides streamlined trading, clearing and settlement services including algorithmic trading and straight-through processing.’
    • ‘The future is more in soft skills IT, mobiles communications, trading platforms, algorithmic trading.’