nessuno@wigner.berkeley.edu wrote:
>
> In June last year the LSE switched from its 10-year-old Sets system in
> favour of a new platform called TradElect, which runs on Microsoft


Holy ****! They run something as important as the LSE on MS operating
systems? That's just *begging* for trouble.


> software. TradElect was hailed as a huge advance in an increasingly
> competitive market, primarily by reducing the time taken to complete a
> trade from 140 milliseconds to 10 milliseconds....


When its up and not full of nasty malware.