Automated Trader has appointed former marketing head Chris Hall as its new editor.

Mr Hall joins Automated Trader from Cognito, a specialist finance sector PR and marketing firm, where he was head of marketing and strategy.

Mr Hall has previously worked as editor at gtnews and bfinance. He has also freelanced on a number of trader titles including: The Treasurer, Dialogue and e-Forex.

"Model-based trading is revolutionising the financial markets. At the strategic and technical level, Automated Trader aims to provide readers with real insight into this fast-evolving environment. As editor, it's both a privilege and responsibility to be covering key market developments at such a fascinating time," Mr Hall told

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