20 Mar 2018


Our CCO, Fraser Bell, talks to Jack Ball, of FOW, regarding the growing number of HFTs in India and China, two of Asia’s biggest regions.

trade india china hftFOW 23/10/2017: Given the speedy growth of the Asian derivatives markets, India and China are seeing a rise in the number of local electronic trading firms – including high frequency trading firms (HFTs), mirroring a trend found in New York and London a decade ago, according to low latency network provider BSO.

Fraser Bell, chief commercial officer at BSO, told FOW on Tuesday:Fraser Bell

“Mumbai is just a very big market where we’ve seen significant growth. We see a lot of people who have been educated in the UK or the US go back and start up their own trading firms back in their home country of India…”



The company was founded in 2004 and serves the world’s largest financial institutions. BSO is a global pioneering infrastructure and connectivity provider, helping over 600 data-intensive businesses across diverse markets, including financial services, technology, energy, e-commerce, media and others. BSO owns and provides mission-critical infrastructure, including network connectivity, cloud solutions, managed services and hosting, that are specific and dedicated to each customer served.

The company’s network comprises 240+ PoPs across 33 markets, 50+ cloud on-ramps, is integrated with all major public cloud providers and connects to 75+ on-net internet exchanges and 30+ stock exchanges. The team of experts works closely with customers in order to create solutions that meet the detailed and specific needs of their business, providing the latency, resilience and security they need regardless of location.

BSO is headquartered in Ireland, and has 11 offices across the globe, including London, New York, Paris, Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore. Access our website and find out more information: www.bso.co