World Markets Exchanges

  • TORONTO, Aug 4- Canada's main stock index fell on Thursday as shares of insurer Manulife Financial Corp plunged after poor earnings and the exit of a major investor hurt Canadian Pacific Railway stock. Manulife, Canada's biggest life insurer, fell 5.5 percent to C $16.93 after its lower profit missed expectations and it warned of an impending charge while...

  • The company, which owns Borsa Italiana and the London Stock Exchange, said adjusted operating profit rose 9 percent to 333.3 million pounds in the six months ended June 30. The group, which operates in the UK, continental Europe, United States and Asia, said it was well positioned to navigate political and macroeconomic changes. LSE and Deutsche Boerse have both...

  • Aug 4- London Stock Exchange Group Plc, which has agreed to merge with German peer Deutsche Boerse to create a giant European trading house, reported a rise in first-half adjusted operating profit on Thursday and said it was working on securing regulatory approvals. The company, which owns Borsa Italiana and the London Stock Exchange, said adjusted operating...

  • Aug 3- TMX Group Ltd, Canada's biggest stock exchange operator, reported on Wednesday that its second-quarter profit more than doubled, helped by lower operating expenses and continued market volatility. The Toronto- based company said net profit attributable to shareholders rose to C $58.3 million, or C $1.07 a share, from C $27.6 million, or 51 Canadian cents a...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Intercontinental Exchange Inc was "fortunate" to have scrapped a potential counterbid for the London Stock Exchange in May, ahead of Britain's vote to leave the European Union, the head of the New York Stock Exchange operator said on Wednesday. ICE, which has futures and clearing operations in Europe, earlier on Wednesday reported a...

  • Aug 3- Intercontinental Exchange Inc, the owner of the New York Stock Exchange, announced a 5- for-1 stock split on Wednesday and said it would buy back up to $1 billion of shares. Net income attributable to ICE rose 26 percent to $357 million, or $2.98 per share, in the second quarter ended June 30 from $283 million, or $2.54 per share, a year earlier.

  • Aug 3- Intercontinental Exchange Inc, the owner of the New York Stock Exchange, announced a 5- for-1 stock split and said it would buy back up to $1 billion in shares. The company also reported a 26 percent rise in quarterly profit as it earned more from data services. Net income attributable to the company rose to $357 million, or $2.98 per share, for the second quarter...

  • July 29- CBOE Holdings Inc, the operator of the largest U.S. options exchange, reported a 13.6 percent rise in quarterly profit as market volatility boosted transaction fees. Net income allocated to CBOE's common shareholders rose to $50.7 million, or 62 cents per share, for the quarter ended June 30, compared with $44.6 million, or 54 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • BRIEF-DEUTSCHE BOERSE-63.7 PCT SHARES TENDERED UNDER LSE DEAL. July 29- Deutsche Boerse AG:. *Satisfaction of exchange offer acceptance condition.

  • CORRECTED-DEUTSCHE BOERSE AG SAYS HOLDCO TODAY ANNOUNCES THAT FINAL NUMBER OF DEUTSCHE BKORSE SHARES TENDERED UNDER EXCHANGE OFFER AT TIME OF EXPIRATION OF ACCEPTANCE PERIOD AMOUNTED TO 63.65%.

  • RPT-DEUTSCHE BOERSE AG- EXCHANGE OFFER ACCEPTANCE CONDITION IN BOTH LSEG ACQUISITION AND DEUTSCHE BKORSE ACQUISITION HAS BEEN SATISFIED.

  • LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP PLC SAYS HOLDCO TODAY ANNOUNCES THAT FINAL NUMBER OF DEUTSCHE BKORSE SHARES TENDERED UNDER EXCHANGE OFFER AT TIME OF EXPIRATION OF ACCEPTANCE PERIOD AMOUNTED TO 63.65%.

  • The company's net income rose to $320.1 million, or 95 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $265 million, or 78 cents per share, a year earlier. CME Group earned $1.14 per share, excluding items, beating the average analyst estimate of $1.11 per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Total revenue rose 10.5 percent to $906.4 million.

  • Nasdaq, which unveiled a cost-cutting plan last year, said it had taken charges for rebranding from " The NASDAQ OMX Group Inc" to "Nasdaq Inc," and costs linked to employee severance, vacation of facilities and asset impairment. Net income attributable to Nasdaq fell to $70 million, or 42 cents per share, in the quarter ended June 30 from $133 million, or 77 cents per...

  • Nasdaq, which unveiled a cost-cutting plan last year, said it had taken charges for rebranding from " The NASDAQ OMX Group Inc" to " Nasdaq Inc", and costs linked to employee severance, vacation of facilities and asset impairment. Net income attributable to Nasdaq fell to $70 million, or 42 cents per share, in the quarter ended June 30 from $133 million, or 77 cents per...

  • LONDON, July 25- Europe's first regulated asset-backed bitcoin product- an exchange-traded instrument that will invest exclusively in the digital currency- begins trading this week on the Gibraltar Stock Exchange and Germany's Deutsche Boerse. BitcoinETI will be available through regulated brokerages across Europe, and settlement will be handled...

  • BRIEF-LSE SAYS DEUTSCHE BOERSE SHAREHOLDER ACCEPTANCE EXCEEDS. July 26- London Stock Exchange Group Plc:. *As at 5.00 p.m. today, preliminary acceptance level amounted to approximately 60.35 pct of Deutsche Boerse shares.

  • LONDON, July 25- Europe's first regulated bitcoin product- an asset-backed exchange-traded instrument that will invest exclusively in the digital currency- begins trading this week on the Gibraltar Stock Exchange and Germany's Deutsche Boerse. BitcoinETI will be available through regulated brokerages across Europe, and settlement will be handled...

  • Hong Kong's stock exchange restored its closing auction system on Monday after a seven-year hiatus. Here is what you need to know about the move.

  • HONG KONG/ LONDON, July 20- Britain's vote to leave the EU has prompted the Hong Kong stock exchange to put on hold a commodities clearing link with its London Metal Exchange, dealing a blow to its bid to make the LME more profitable. The freeze is another obstacle to the Hong Kong exchange's efforts to generate a payback from its $2.2 billion takeover of LME in 2012 by...