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March 16, 2010 21:30 ET

4th Annual TradeTech Japan To Address The Impact Of Arrowhead On Trading

SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE--(Marketwire - March 17, 2010) - WBR are delighted to be back in Tokyo for the 4th Annual TradeTech Middle East conference. Taking place 8-9 June, the event has established a reputation for bringing together over 325 international and domestic asset managers, brokers, exchanges and vendors to drive innovation in trading and trading technology in Japan in equities and other asset classes.

This event promises to be more exciting than ever. January 2010 saw the successful introduction of Arrowhead, the Tokyo Stock Exchange's new trading system. As well as reducing latency and increasing trading efficiency (a recent report estimated that trading costs had been cut by a third), it is expected to lead to an increase in market liquidity and with that new opportunities such as more high frequency trading and more market share for alternative execution systems and dark pools.

Leading speakers at the event include:

Yoshinori Suzuki, Managing Director & Chief Information Officer, Tokyo Stock Exchange on Arrowhead's launch and feedback from market participants

Phil Allison, Global Co-Head of Direct Execution & Head of Client Trading and Execution - EMEA, UBS Investment Bank on his thoughts on high frequency trading and its impact on Japan

Takashi Nakamura, General Manager - Trading Department, Tokio Marine Asset Management on how he uses Smart Order Routing

Sang Lee, Managing Partner, Aite Group on the prospects for growth for alternative trading venues and PTSs in Japan

Hirokaze Fujisawa, Executive Director & General Manager, Japan Securities Clearing Corporation on the latest developments in securities clearing

Dr Eisuke Sakakibara, 'Mr Yen' Former Vice Finance Minister, on his economic outlook for Japan in 2010 and beyond

Professor Ishiguro Department of System Innovation, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, on the next generation of artificial intelligence and what it means for the future of trading

Buy side can attend for free and for sell side and vendors this email entitles you to a 10% discount.

Visit www.tradetechjapan.com to find out more.

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