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World Markets Exchanges

  • CHICAGO, June 21- U.S. futures regulators fined a Memphis trading firm and three associates $5 million on Wednesday for using a manipulative tactic in CME Group Inc's cattle futures, a market grappling with extreme volatility. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission said it penalized McVean Trading& Investments $1.5 million and its chairman, Charles Dow...

  • LONDON, June 19- Index provider MSCI is likely to open its emerging market benchmark to Chinese mainland-listed shares at its review on Tuesday, but investors are also expecting news on other markets such as Argentina and Saudi Arabia. It will hold conference calls with journalists at 2300 GMT and again at 0700 GMT on June 21. The 169 stocks make up 5 percent of all...

  • Men look an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Beijing, China, January 5, 2016.

    PBOC Governor Zhou Xiaochuan criticized protectionism in China's financial sector hours ahead of MSCI's decision on Chinese A-shares.

  • HONG KONG, June 16- The Hong Kong stock exchange unveiled a long-awaited proposal for a new stock listing board on Friday that will offer special voting rights and waive profitability requirements, in a drive to attract firms which typically choose New York over the Hong Kong bourse. The proposal would allow Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing to make a play for...

  • TOKYO, June 16- Trading in shares of Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp will be temporarily suspended on Friday, following media reports that the company is preparing to file for bankruptcy, said Japan Exchange Group, which operates Tokyo Stock Exchange.

  • LONDON, June 14- The Baltic Exchange is looking into launching freight indexes for grains and liquefied natural gas as the London- run business targets new markets after its acquisition by Singapore Exchange last year, the Baltic's chief executive said. SGX's ownership of the Baltic has enabled the exchange to set its sights on developing new areas, especially...

  • The move by Bats, which only lists ETFs and the stock of its parent company, CBOE Holdings, would fragment the market close and result in less accurate pricing, Nasdaq said in a letter to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission dated June 12. Trading firms Virtu Financial and PDQ Enterprises, as well as agency broker Clearpool, threw their support behind Bats in...

  • President Donald Trump intends to nominate Dawn DeBerry Stump, a former vice president at NYSE Euronext, to serve as commissioner on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the White House said in a statement on Friday.

  • TRUMP TO NOMINATE DAWN DEBERRY STUMP, A FORMER VICE PRESIDENT AT NYSE EURONEXT, TO SERVE AS COMMISSIONER OF COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION- WHITE HOUSE.

  • LONDON, June 8- Two contenders have emerged to run London's silver benchmark- gold benchmark operator Intercontinental Exchange, which offers a model with clearing, and a flexible auction process proposed by the London Metal Exchange. It is due to announce a replacement for current operators CME Group and Thomson Reuters this summer. The LBMA said in March that...

  • LONDON, June 7- Intercontinental Exchange has substantially expanded the range of dates that its London gold futures contract can be traded, as it seeks to beat rival exchanges to gain a foothold in the city's $5 trillion- a-year bullion market. ICE launched its London gold contract in January and has moved to promote it ahead of the launch in July of a rival suite...

  • MUMBAI, June 6- India's National Stock Exchange is talking with the market regulator to settle any issues and accept a penalty tied to the disclosure that some brokers may have been given unfair access to NSE servers, two sources familiar with the matter said. The Securities and Exchange Board of India is probing whether NSE employees gave some algorithmic and...

  • MUMBAI, June 6- India's National Stock Exchange is talking with the market regulator to settle any issues and accept a penalty tied to the disclosure that some brokers may have been given unfair access to NSE servers, two sources familiar with the matter said. The Securities and Exchange Board of India is probing whether NSE employees gave some algorithmic and...

  • MELBOURNE/ SINGAPORE, June 6- London copper prices dipped for a third consecutive session on Tuesday, weighed down by signs of slowing growth in China and the United States. *SHANGHAI: Shanghai Futures Exchange copper closed 0.8 percent lower at 44,880 yuan a tonne. *CHINA ECONOMY: China's economy is likely to have remained on a stable footing in May, buoyed by solid...

  • MELBOURNE, June 6- London copper was steady on Tuesday, supported by a weaker dollar, although signs of slowing growth in China and the U.S kept a lid on prices. *SHANGHAI: Shanghai Futures Exchange copper eased 0.3 percent to 45,110 yuan a tonne. *CHINA ECONOMY: China's economy is likely to have remained on a stable footing in May, buoyed by solid gains in trade and...

  • The private electronic trading venue is one of more than 30 broker-run dark pools, also known as alternative trading systems, in the United States that compete with 13 public stock exchanges, including the Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange. That fragmentation, which can make it more challenging to get trades done, has been a source of frustration for many of...

  • NEW YORK, June 1- Financial services company Cowen Inc closed its acquisition of Convergex on Thursday and said it will shutter a key part of the off-exchange trading platform, Millennium, it acquired with the brokerage. The private electronic trading venue is one of more than 30 broker-run dark pools, also known as alternative trading systems, in the United...

  • NEW YORK, May 31- IEX Group, operator of the newest U.S. stock exchange, plans to list its first company in October as it tries to break into a business dominated by the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Inc, according to a trading alert sent out on Wednesday. The New York- based company, which was featured in Michael Lewis' book "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt," started...

  • *First stake in bank could raise about 3 billion euros. DUBLIN, May 30- Ireland launched its long-awaited initial public offering of state-owned Allied Irish Banks on Tuesday, offering a 25 percent stake in what is set to be one of Europe's largest bank listings since the 2008 financial crisis. The sale could raise about 3 billion euros, taking into account the...

  • NEW YORK, May 30- Exchange operator Bats said on Tuesday it will stop paying rebates on one of its U.S. exchanges, shifting to a low-cost, flat-fee model ahead of an expected industry pilot program that will test whether rebates lead to conflicts of interest among brokers. Bats, owned by CBOE Holdings, said as of June 1, its EDGA stock exchange, the smallest of the four it...