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  • NYSE-owner ICE to buy trading platform for $650 mln Monday, 16 Nov 2015 | 7:47 AM ET

    Nov 16- Intercontinental Exchange Inc, the owner of the New York Stock Exchange, said it would buy commodities trading platform Trayport from BGC Partners Inc and GFI Group Inc for $650 million in stock. ICE said the deal would help it to provide new services to the European over-the-counter energy markets, including power, natural gas and coal.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 13- IEX Group's application to become a U.S. stock exchange does not meet industry standards and regulators should not approve the upstart trading venue's request, which lacks key details on how it's so-called' speed bump' would operate, the New York Stock Exchange has said of its rival. It aims to launch as such early next year, and would compete against...

  • SHANGHAI, Nov 13- Chinese stock regulators raised margin finance requirements on Friday in the name of preventing systemic risk, but kept widely-criticised limits on how much companies price IPOS in place. The amount of collateral required for margin loans would double from 50 percent to 100 percent of the amount borrowed, the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock...

  • HONG KONG, Nov 12- Draft rules to curb high-speed trading blamed for China's summer stock market crash could kill off billions of dollars of investment into China, global banks and investors have told Chinese regulators in a letter. Industry participants who signed off on the letter said it warned Chinese regulators that the proposals would inadvertently...

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, Nov 10- Goldman Sachs, the biggest standalone U.S. investment bank, shuttered its GSessions electronic bond-trading platform in 2014. BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, closed its Aladdin bond trading network after less than a year in 2013. Last spring, Deutsche Boerse, owner of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, pulled its funding for a...

  • 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...

  • TORONTO, Nov 4- The rivalry between Canada's TMX Group Ltd and smaller rival Aequitas Innovations Inc is set to intensify as the two exchange operators race to create platforms for the buying and selling of some actively managed funds. The instruments however, can currently only be traded within the Invesco dealer network. One of the sources said Aequitas is...

  • 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...

  • Winklevoss twins cheer on Gemini bitcoin exchange Monday, 2 Nov 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Winklevoss twins cheer on Gemini bitcoin exchange

    The bitcoin exchange Gemini launched by the Winklevoss twins is seeing a surge in trading volumes, according to bitcoinity.org.

  • CHICAGO, Oct 30- CBOE Holdings Inc, operator of the largest U.S. stock options market, on Friday reported a stronger-than-expected rise in quarterly earnings due to higher trading volumes and transaction fees. Busier markets helped lift third-quarter results as investors increasingly traded CBOE's proprietary products, including futures and options on...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 30- CBOE Holdings Inc, operator of the largest U.S. stock options market, on Friday reported stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings due to increased trading and transaction fees. Net income allocated to common stockholders rose to $67.2 million, or 81 cents per share, in the third quarter from $48.1 million, or 57 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • LONDON, Oct 29- Coinsilium, a London- based investor in the technology that underpins digital currency bitcoin, plans to revive its delayed initial public offering by seeking a listing on a junior stock market run by broker ICAP. The decision to list on the ICAP Securities and Derivatives Exchange's growth market comes after the company announced in September...

  • HONG KONG/ BEIJING, Oct 29- Two Chinese exchanges and the country's foreign exchange trading operator formally agreed to establish joint ventures with Germany's Deutsche Boerse AG on Thursday. The deal, signed in Beijing at a ceremony overseen by Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel and China's Premier Li Keqiang, marks a boost for Frankfurt, which appears to...

  • 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...

  • BEIJING, Oct 29- China's Shanghai Stock Exchange, the China Financial Futures Exchange and the country's foreign exchange trading operator formally agreed to establish joint ventures with Germany's Deutsche Boerse AG in Germany on Thursday. The agreement was signed in Beijing at a ceremony overseen by Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel and China's...

  • Oct 28- Intercontinental Exchange Inc, the owner of the New York Stock Exchange, reported a 49 percent jump in quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by higher revenue from trading and listing fees and cost cuts. Net income attributable to ICE rose to $306 million, or $2.76 per share in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, from $206 million, or $1.80 per share a year earlier.

  • Oct 26- Intercontinental Exchange Inc said on Monday it would buy financial data firm Interactive Data Corp from investment firms Silver Lake and Warburg Pincus LLC in a deal valued at about $5.2 billion. ICE said the deal, which includes $3.65 billion in cash and $1.55 billion in ICE stock, will help build on ICE's market data business by adding technology...

  • Oct 26- Intercontinental Exchange Inc said on Monday it would buy financial data firm Interactive Data Corp from investment firms Silver Lake and Warburg Pincus LLC in a deal valued at about $5.2 billion. The deal, which includes $3.65 billion in cash and $1.55 billion in ICE stock, will help build on ICE's market data business by adding technology platforms and...