Knight Capital Group

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Knight Capital Group
Company typePublic
IndustryFinancial Services
HeadquartersJersey City, New Jersey, USA
Key people
Thomas Joyce, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
ProductsMarket making and trading
Revenue$1.404 billion USD (2011)
$115.2 million USD (2011)
Number of employees
1,418 (2012)

The Knight Capital Group is an American global financial services firm engaging in market making, electronic execution, and institutional sales and trading. With its high-frequency trading algorithms Knight was the largest trader in U.S. equities, with a market share of 17.3% on NYSE and 16.9% on NASDAQ.