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  • NEW YORK, Feb 4- As a deepening panic has swept across world energy markets in recent months, exchange operators have reaped benefits as trading volumes soared. The bumper volumes will likely be a hot topic of discussion when Atlanta- based ICE reports quarterly earnings on Thursday and its Chicago rival releases its numbers on Friday. The exit and entry has...

  • CHICAGO, Feb 3- CME Group Inc plans to resume the listing schedule for live cattle futures and options contracts, effective Feb. 18, the exchange said in statement on Wednesday. CME Group temporarily delayed listing new contracts in early December 2015 to evaluate possible delivery changes of non-U.S. origin cattle in anticipation of a repeal of beef, as a covered...

  • CHICAGO, Feb 3- Exchange operator CBOE Holdings Inc on Wednesday reported lower quarterly revenue on a sharp drop in trading volume and said it would increase spending in 2016, sending its shares lower. The company, which owns the Chicago Board Options Exchange, said core operating expenses would rise 8 percent to 10 percent to $211 million to $215 million in...

  • SAN DIEGO, Jan 29- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures market operator, is considering implementing circuit breakers in its cattle markets after complaints about extreme volatility. The circuit breakers could be triggered when prices decline sharply, "so people don't get into panic-type selling on the way down," Executive Chairman Terry Duffy told a...

  • COLUMN-The 'Fed put' to be tested: James Saft Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 3:00 PM ET

    Worries about slow growth and debt in China, as well as slowing global trade, have hit global financial markets hard, sending U.S. stocks to their worst January ever, down 7 percent. Futures prices now indicate a 70 percent chance that the Fed either keeps rates unchanged or hikes by 25 basis points once this year, according to data from CME Group, an outcome given less...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 19- U.S. cattle producers have called on CME Group Inc and federal legislators to rein in price volatility they say has rendered the world's largest livestock futures market ineffective. The National Cattlemen's Beef Association blames price swings on high-frequency traders, and R-CALF USA says the nation's largest meat packers fueled price...

  • Three CME Group customers filed the lawsuit last year claiming that the Chicago- based company had created a marketplace fraught with manipulation and "surreptitious trading" by fast traders that caused the prices of futures contracts to be artificial. The customers- William Braman, Mark Mendelson and John Simms- are considering their options after Judge...

  • CHICAGO, Dec 3- A U.S. judge in Chicago on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit accusing CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, of selling market data to high-frequency traders and cheating other investors. Three CME Group customers, who filed the lawsuit last year, claimed that the Chicago- based company had created a marketplace fraught with...

  • CHICAGO, Dec 3- A U.S. judge in Chicago on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit accusing CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, of selling market data to high-frequency traders and cheating other investors. Three CME Group customers, who filed the lawsuit last year, failed to allege that they had suffered actual losses on any specific transactions...

  • Big banks accused of interest rate-swap fixing Thursday, 26 Nov 2015 | 4:08 AM ET
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    A class action lawsuit accuses banks of conspiring to limit competition in the $320 trillion market for interest rate swaps.

  • The class action lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, accuses Goldman Sachs Group, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Credit Suisse Group, Barclays Plc, BNP Paribas SA, UBS, Deutsche Bank AG, and the Royal Bank of Scotland of colluding to prevent the trading of interest rate swaps on electronic exchanges, like the ones on which...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 25- A class action lawsuit, filed Wednesday, accuses 10 of Wall Street's biggest banks and two trading platforms of conspiring to limit competition in the US $320 trillion market for interest rate swaps. The class action lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, accuses Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup,...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 24- U.S. regulators on Tuesday proposed new rules to limit disruptions in the futures market from high-speed electronic trading by imposing risk controls and safeguards around the use of trading algorithms. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission voted unanimously in favor of proposing the rules, which would affect trading firms, clearing...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 5- CME Group Inc will consult lawyers on why a jury this week convicted a high-frequency trader in the first U.S. prosecution of the manipulative strategy called spoofing, Executive Chairman Terry Duffy said on Thursday. Spoofing occurs when traders place orders in markets without intending to execute them, as part of a scheme to create the illusion...

  • SYDNEY, Nov 3- London copper posted an early rise in Asia on Tuesday, extending gains from the previous day after the export component of a Chinese factory survey climbed. *Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange was up $14 to $5,139 a tonne by 0131 GMT, building on Monday night's 0.3- percent gain. *Shanghai Futures Exchange copper slipped 0.2 percent to...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 2- CME Group Inc's online trading platform CME Direct reopened four hours after it was shut on Monday due to a technical issue, the latest glitch to hit the world's largest futures market operator and roil commodity trading. Still, a New York- based oil trader said the outage reduced liquidity in oil, the exchange's biggest commodities contract by...

  • Oct 29- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures market operator, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as options trading volumes reached record levels in volatile markets. Revenue from clearing and transaction fees rose 11 percent to $715 million, while daily trading volumes rose 7 percent, said CME, which owns the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

  • CME Group profit rises 24 pct as trading revenue jumps Thursday, 29 Oct 2015 | 7:13 AM ET

    Oct 29- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures market operator, reported a 24 percent rise in quarterly earnings on Thursday, boosted by higher trading revenue. Net income attributable to CME Group in the quarter ended Sept. 30 rose to $359.9 million, or$ 1.06 per share, from $290 million, or 86 cents, a year earlier. Excluding items, the company earned $1.02 per...

  • CME Group to raise transaction fees in January Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015 | 6:48 AM ET
    A trader signals offers in the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index futures pit at the CME Group in Chicago.

    The CME Group plans to raise transaction fees on a host of products starting Jan. 1, 2016, pending regulatory approval, the exchange said on Monday.

  • CME Group to raise transaction fees in January Monday, 19 Oct 2015 | 7:29 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Oct 19- The CME Group Inc plans to raise transaction fees on a host of products starting Jan. 1, 2016, pending regulatory approval, the exchange said on Monday. Fees for members to trade agricultural options on CME's electronic Globex platform will rise to 36 cents, from the current level of 25 cents, to match fees on agricultural futures.