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  • LONDON/ FRANKFURT, May 12- London Stock Exchange Group and Deutsche Boerse plan to hold shareholder votes on their proposed merger after Britain's referendum on whether to stay in the European Union, three sources familiar with the matter said. This would have forced U.S. group Intercontinental Exchange to file any counterbid seven days before that meeting,...

  • LONDON, May 11- British police seized checks for $22 million related to a suspected Russian organized crime scam that used the London futures market to launder cash through two Russian companies, a Swiss firm and a British Virgin Islands investment group. After a four-month investigation by police and exchanges operator Intercontinental Exchange Inc, City...

  • May 4- London Stock Exchange Group Plc. *ICE has been provided with information and had access to management under rule 20.2 of UK takeover code. *Board of LSEG notes announcement made by ICE.

  • LONDON/ BENGALURU, May 4- The New York Stock Exchange's owner shelved plans on Wednesday to gatecrash a merger between London Stock Exchange Group Plc and its German counterpart, saying it no longer intended to stage a rival bid for the British bourse. Intercontinental Exchange Inc's CEO Jeffrey Sprecher accused the London exchange of failing to respond to the...

  • LONDON/ BENGALURU, May 4- The New York Stock Exchange's owner shelved plans on Wednesday to gatecrash a merger between London Stock Exchange Group Plc and its German counterpart, saying it no longer intended to stage a rival bid for the British bourse. Intercontinental Exchange Inc's CEO Jeffrey Sprecher accused the London exchange of failing to respond to the...

  • LONDON, May 4- U.S. exchange and clearing house operator Intercontinental Exchange Inc said on Wednesday it did not intend to make a rival offer for London Stock Exchange Group Plc, which has agreed to merge with German peer Deutsche Boerse. However there were concerns about whether European regulators would have approved such a deal, and how attractive the...

  • LONDON, May 4- Exchange and clearing house operator Intercontinental Exchange Inc said on Wednesday it did not intend to make an offer for London Stock Exchange Group Plc, which has agreed to merge with German peer Deutsche Boerse. "Following due diligence on the information made available, ICE determined that there was insufficient engagement to confirm the...

  • ICE, which owns the New York Stock Exchange, will soon launch a real-time pricing index for bitcoin, after it began publishing settlement prices in May 2015, said Dwijen Gandhi, head of indexes for the NYSE, in a statement. The NYSE also is evaluating the inclusion of data from a number of exchanges for its settlement price, which was initially based only on...

  • LONDON, May 2- London Stock Exchange Group and Deutsche Boerse may have to delay a vote on their proposed merger until after Britain's EU referendum, handing more time to Intercontinental Exchange to decide whether to make a counter-bid for the British bourse. ICE would have to file any counterbid seven days before that meeting- with Britain's future in the...

  • April 28- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures market operator, reported an 11.3 percent rise in quarterly profit as a rout in the energy market boosted trading volume. "The solid quarterly activity was underscored by continued momentum in open interest, as we reached a record daily level of 116 million contracts in the first quarter, and open interest...

  • LONDON/ FRANKFURT, April 27- The London Stock Exchange Group and Deutsche Boerse said their planned $30 billion merger was on track and steadily winning support, despite a looming UK vote on continued membership in the European Union. The two companies have been working intensively on preparations to obtain all regulatory approvals since unveiling their...

  • LONDON, April 27- The London Stock Exchange Group stuck to its guns on Wednesday over its planned merger with Deutsche Boerse, saying the deal would be derailed by neither regulators nor any British exit from the European Union. "We wouldn't be embarking on a merger if we thought there would be any problems," LSEG Chairman Donald Brydon said in response to a...

  • CHICAGO, April 13- CME Group Inc will shut its New York trading floor at year's end as computerized trading claims another victim from the world's old-school financial system. Options pits, where trades in commodities like gold, silver and oil take place face-to-face instead of electronically, will close a year after the CME shut most of its futures pits in New...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 12- CME Group Inc said on Tuesday it has received notice from the Federal Reserve that it is authorized to open an account at the U.S. central bank, allowing it to better safeguard cash deposited by its traders. CME, which operates one of the world's biggest derivatives clearinghouses and several exchanges including the Chicago Mercantile...

  • *Euronext keen to boost size to stay competitive in Europe. LONDON/ PARIS, March 17- European stock exchange operator Euronext NV is considering acquisitions to help it stay competitive after Deutsche Boerse AG and London Stock Exchange Group Plc agreed to merge in a $30 billion deal, according to people familiar with the matter. With a market value of about 2.6...

  • *Euronext keen to boost size to stay competitive in Europe. LONDON/ PARIS, March 17- European stock exchange operator Euronext NV is considering acquisitions to help it stay competitive after Deutsche Boerse AG and London Stock Exchange Group Plc agreed to merge in a $30 billion deal, according to people familiar with the matter. With a market value of about 2.6...

  • The two companies will seek to overcome the kind of regulatory concerns that scuppered Deutsche Boerse's attempt to merge with NYSE Euronext four years ago, a deal blocked because it would have created a near-monopoly on exchange-traded derivatives in Europe. They could argue there is less overlap between certain business lines in any one region, namely...

  • March 3- New York Stock Exchange owner Intercontinental Exchange Inc's potential offer for the London Stock Exchange could include a proposal to spin off the LSE's Italian business and French clearing arm, a person familiar with the matter said. LSE is already considering spinning off Paris- based Clearnet SA, the Financial Times reported, citing people...

  • *Hong Kong bourse keeping close eye on LSE/Deutsche Boerse deal. March 2- Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd said it isn't actively looking for acquisition targets, even as it is keeping a close eye on a proposed bid for London Stock Exchange by Deutsche Boerse. HKEx is "pretty busy" with its China strategy and organic growth, but will look at potential...

  • *CME also considering bid for LSE- Bloomberg. March 1- New York Stock Exchange owner ICE said it may make a rival bid for London Stock Exchange, raising the prospect of a takeover battle with Deutsche Boerse and lifting LSE shares to a record high on Tuesday. LSE Chief Executive Xavier Rolet has been one of the most vocal advocates of consolidation.