A candid conversation on high-frequency trading (HFT) in India with Deepak Kaushal (Senior Data Scientist at iRage Capital). It covers concepts like colocation and direct market access along with required infrastructure and popular trading strategies.
- Deepak's journey into High Frequency Trading (HFT)
- HFT in India
- Types of HFTs
- Keys to succeed in HFT
- Are HFT strategies only about arbitrage?
- Do HFT strategies use quant techniques?
- Skills required for HFT
About the Speaker
Deepak Kaushal is a Senior Data Scientist at iRage Capital, one of the largest HFT firms in India. He has worked and studied across North America, Europe and Asia in a diverse environment, and has almost 9+ years of experience under his belt working for Qualcomm as well.
He possesses experience applying Machine Learning and Statistical models to Financial data streaming from stock markets. He is also experienced with Bayesian Models, Hidden Markov Models, Convolutional Neural Networks, LSTMs and Reinforcement Learning on very large scale datasets.
Outside work, he is a keen follower of technology, a yoga practitioner, and a fitness enthusiast.
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