*Airline expects H1 loss of A $250 million- A $300 million. SYDNEY, Dec 6- Embattled Qantas Airways Ltd was relegated to junk status by credit rating agency Standard& Poor's on Friday, a day after the Australian carrier issued a shock loss warning that sent its shares to a 16- month low.» Read More
TOKYO, Nov 6- The Tokyo Stock Exchange is launching a new index comprised of companies with high return on equity and strong corporate governance to appeal to investors, amid a strong rally in Japanese shares this year.
SINGAPORE, Nov 6- London copper firmed on Wednesday, but in low volumes, with traders reluctant to take positions ahead of a key labour report from the United States and a key leadership meeting in China. *The most-traded January copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange was unchanged at 51,590 yuan a tonne.
Nov 5- IntercontinentalExchange Inc said on Tuesday it expects to close its takeover of NYSE Euronext within days, and reported an 8 percent rise in third-quarter profit, helped by lower taxes and new clearing revenues.
NEW YORK, Nov 5- IntercontinentalExchange Inc Chief Executive Jeff Sprecher said on Tuesday that he hopes ICE's more than $10 billion NYSE Euronext takeover will close within days.
Nov 4- Investors will have their first opportunity at using options to hedge their bets or speculate on the direction of Twitter Inc shares in two weeks when U.S. options exchanges are expected to list contracts on the stock. A spokeswoman for exchange operator CBOE Holdings Inc said on Monday that it has not announced a date for listing Twitter options.
CME Group Inc, the largest U.S. futures exchange operator, on Monday said quarterly profits jumped amid increased trading of its flagship interest rate contracts and a reduced tax rate.
Nov 4- CME Group Inc, the largest U.S. futures exchange operator, on Monday reported a rise in quarterly profit amid increased demand for over-the-counter clearing. Net profit at the Chicago- based exchange operator rose to $236.7 million, or 71 cents a share, in the third quarter, from $218 million, or 66 cents a share.
NEW YORK, Nov 1- Nasdaq OMX Group Inc closed its second-largest options market for much of Friday after a spike in volume hampered the exchange's ability to accept orders and distribute quotes, the latest glitch to hit U.S. market operators.
The LME, which was bought last year for $2.2 billion by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, has come under fire from producers, consumers and traders for its handling of a years-long crisis over its warehousing policy.
NEW YORK, Nov 1- Nasdaq OMX Group Inc halted its second largest options market for much of Friday after a spike in volume hampered the exchange's ability to accept orders and distribute quotes on some symbols, in the latest glitch to hit the market operator.
NEW YORK, Nov 1- Nasdaq OMX Group Inc said the NASDAQ Options Market would remain halted through the market close after a spike in orders on Friday morning hampered the exchange's ability to accept orders and disseminate quotes on some issues.
Nov 1- CBOE Holdings Inc, which operates the biggest U.S. stock-options market, posted a higher quarterly profit Friday on increased trading of exclusively listed contracts, and its CEO forecast "more to come" as volatility rises to historical norms. CBOE's expenses were lower than many analysts expected, and the company's shares rose in morning trading.
Nov 1- CBOE Holdings Inc, which operates the biggest U.S. stock-options market, reporter higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday on increased trading of exclusively listed contracts tied to stock-market indexes and volatility.
Nov 1- CBOE Holdings Inc, which operates the biggest U.S. stock-options market, reported a rise in quarterly profit on Friday, driven by an increase in trading of exclusively listed contracts tied to stock-market indexes and volatility.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 30- Brazil's BM&F Bovespa, operator of the São Paulo stock exchange, said late on Wednesday that it would remove oil company OGX Petróleo e Gas Participações SA from its various stock indices but that the shares, after a brief suspension on Thursday, would continue to trade.
*Offering shares at 280 pence to 330 p each. LONDON, Oct 30- Madame Tussauds owner Merlin Entertainments expects to be valued at as much as 3.3 billion pounds when it makes its London stock market debut next month, the group said on Wednesday.
The exchange operator, Verizon, said it was doing maintenance on the system. A spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declined comment on the development, and referred calls to Verizon.
NEW YORK, Oct 29- The World Federation of Exchanges, the trade association for the operators of regulated financial exchanges, said on Tuesday it will move its headquarters to London from Paris by year-end to help it better engage with the global financial community.
Oct 29- Nasdaq OMX Group said human error left the U.S. exchange unable to transmit index values for nearly 45 minutes on Tuesday, leading to a temporary halt in options trading on some stock indexes.
NEW YORK, Oct 28- IEX Group is the latest U.S. trading platform alongside 44 other alternative trading system and 13 stock exchanges, but rather than try to blend into the current market structure, IEX says its goal is to disrupt it.