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How Wikipedia edits and social media can impact share prices

Money managers are inundated with data but it does not mean other unexpected areas could really be the driving force behind market moves.

That is according to mathematician and lecturer Dr. Hannah Fry, who specialises in what is really driving human behaviour.

Speaking at the inaugural Citywire Fixed Income Retreat in Hampshire, Dr. Fry said trading algorithms can be affected by social media noise and topics which are frequently talked about, actually have a clear effect on the share price of companies.

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