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Why is C++ still a very popular language in quantitative finance?
I concur with Mehrdad wrt Java. I was easily able to engineer Java-based quantitative trading models that were just as fast as C++. I worked in both languages at different firms and can tell you that well-written Java can be as fast as C++.