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World Markets Exchanges

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 18- A U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission senior regulator is being thrust into the spotlight after the agency fined her former employer for a supervisory breakdown over illegal wash trades that primarily occurred on her watch. The commission's Sept. 28 civil case against Newedge USA LLC, now fully owned by Societe Generale, makes no...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 18- A U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission senior regulator is being thrust into the spotlight after the agency fined her former employer for a supervisory breakdown over illegal wash trades that primarily occurred on her watch. The commission's Sept. 28 civil case against Newedge USA LLC, now fully owned by Societe Generale, makes no...

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 18- Home sales, launches and deliveries in Brazil rose in August for the first time in 13 months, an early sign that the effects of a harsh recession, a credit crunch and weak confidence among potential homebuyers are beginning to wane. An index grouping Brazil's construction and real estate companies trading in the São Paulo Stock Exchange has...

  • Oct 17- Financial and commodity markets operator Intercontinental Exchange Inc will have to sell commodities software house Trayport to preserve competition in the energy trading industry, Britain's competition watchdog said on Monday. http://bit.ly/2elcJZN. The New York Stock Exchange owner shelved plans in May to make a counterbid for the London...

  • *Singapore looking to bring London pricing to Asia. SINGAPORE, Oct 17- China is marketing its yuan gold price to foreign exchanges and Singapore is looking at bringing London's gold benchmark to users in Asia, in moves meant to boost the region's exposure and influence in the global bullion market. Home to the world's biggest buyers China and India, Asia's...

  • *FTSE 100 benefits, mid-caps suffer. By Patrick Graham and Kit Rees. The fall in sterling sounded like good news to investors in internationally focused UK firms, which gain on overseas revenues and competitiveness when the currency falls.

  • *FTSE 100 benefits, mid-caps suffer. But selling by European and U.S. investors quashed any bounce as first London then New York came on line, driving a 2 percent loss on the day and putting sterling on course for its biggest weekly fall since 2009.. That sounded like good news to investors in internationally focused UK firms, which gain on overseas revenues and...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 28- Singapore Exchange Ltd sees the potential to develop new freight derivatives centered on active Asian shipping routes and expand the use of freight derivatives with its acquisition of London's Baltic Exchange, a senior SGX official told Reuters. "We believe there are a number of opportunities that the Baltic Exchange and SGX can realize...

  • *Poses big threat to rivals in Europe and elsewhere. *UberEats launches in Amsterdam, five other cities this week. In a measure of rising ambition beyond its taxi business, Uber will begin delivering meals in Amsterdam on Thursday just as Dutch market leader Takeaway.com, begins trading on the city's stock market.

  • Stocks to Watch: September 26, 2016

    BATS Global, Deutsche Bank and Walt Disney are making headlines this Monday morning before the opening bell.

  • Exchange staff talk whilst examining financial data on computer screens on the trading floor of Bats Europe, the European arm of Bats Global Markets Inc., in London, March 14, 2016.

    Shares of Bats Global Markets climbed in extended-hours trade after a Bloomberg report, citing sources, said CBOE Holdings was in talks to buy Bats.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 23- A potential acquisition by CBOE Holdings Inc of Bats Global Markets Inc would kick-start the Chicago- based options exchange operator's sluggish growth and give it exposure to new asset classes in the United States and Europe, analysts said on Friday. The talks were first reported by Bloomberg late Thursday. Earnings growth at CBOE has slowed...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- IEX Group, the newest U.S. equities exchange operator, is actively courting companies to list their stocks on its exchange, according to a letter sent to potential listing clients that was obtained by Reuters. The New York- based company, which was featured in Michael Lewis's book "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt," will challenge Intercontinental...

  • SGX PKG

    Singapore Exchange's Loh Boon Chye talks to CNBC about the recent trading disruptions and how it is coping with low trading volumes.

  • Sept 18- TMX Group Ltd, the owner of Canada's dominant stock exchange, said on Sunday it had not been removed from a major Canadian index run by S&P Global Inc despite what a spokesman said was an erroneous press release issued by S&P unit Capital IQ Inc that it had been removed. S&P spokesman Soogyung Jordan confirmed TMX will remain in the S&P/TSX Composite Index.

  • Sept 18- Canadian financial company TMX Group Ltd said on Sunday it had not been removed from a major Canadian index run by S&P Global Inc despite what a spokesman said was an erroneous press release by S&P unit Capital IQ Inc saying it had been removed. TMX spokesman Shane Quinn told Reuters TMX had confirmed with S&P that it had not been removed from the S&P/TSX...

  • LONDON, Sept 15- The benefits of dark pools, where investors can trade shares anonymously, outweigh the risks, an analysis from Britain's markets watchdog said on Thursday. However, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority said its analysis showed dark pools could provide important benefits. Trading in Europe's dark pools hit nearly 100 billion euros in June, the...

  • *Spot gold was little changed at $1,323.26 an ounce by 0103 GMT. *The Bank of England is expected to say on Thursday that it will still probably cut interest rates to a fraction above zero later this year, despite signs it overestimated the initial shock to Britain's economy from June's Brexit vote. *CME Group is launching the first-ever precious metals spread and...

  • "The comments balance hawkish views by other Fed officials and gold is moving on that," said Yuichi Ikemizu, head of commodity trading at Standard Bank in Tokyo. "It is still the same story of a $1,300- $1,400 range for gold. Traders trimmed their odds for a September rate hike to 15 percent from 24 percent on Friday, according to CME Group. "

  • "The comments balance hawkish views by other Fed officials and gold is moving on that," said Yuichi Ikemizu, head of commodity trading at Standard Bank in Tokyo. "It is still the same story of a $1,300- $1,400 range for gold. Traders trimmed their odds for a September rate hike to 15 percent from 24 percent on Friday, according to CME Group.