Hidden Limit Orders and Liquidity in Order Driven Markets

Moinas, Sophie (2010) Hidden Limit Orders and Liquidity in Order Driven Markets. TSE Working Paper, n. 10-147

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Abstract

This paper analyzes the rationale for the submission of hidden limit orders, and compares opaque and transparent limit order books. In my sequential model, the limit order trader may be informed with some probability. Both informed and large uninformed liquidity suppliers submit hidden orders in order to decrease the informational impact of their large orders, while ensuring a large trading volume. As they cannot adopt such a strategy in the transparent market, I find that pre-trade opacity improves market liquidity, and the welfare of the participants. My model further yields empirical predictions on the use and revelation of hidden orders in opaque markets.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Language: English
Date: March 2010
JEL codes: G10 - General
G14 - Information and Market Efficiency; Event Studies
G18 - Government Policy and Regulation
Subjects: B- ECONOMIE ET FINANCE
Divisions: TSM Research (Toulouse), TSE-R (Toulouse)
Site: UT1
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2012 06:01
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2018 13:22
OAI ID: oai:tse-fr.eu:22439
URI: http://publications.ut-capitole.fr/id/eprint/3350

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