CHICAGO, July 31- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures market operator, reported lower-than-expected second-quarter earnings on Thursday, blaming low levels of volatility for weak trading volumes.» Read More
WASHINGTON, June 6- U.S. securities regulators filed civil lawsuits on Friday against a private trading platform and a major brokerage firm, citing both cases as part of an agency crackdown on violations of core equity market structure rules.
NEW YORK, June 6- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Friday it was suing the New York- based dark pool operator Liquidnet Inc for failing to safeguard confidential trading information. The SEC said Liquidnet would pay $2 million to settle the case, without admitting or denying any of its findings.
SEC'S WHITE SAYS DEVELOPING RULES TO BOLSTER TRANSPARENCY OF ALTERNATIVE TRADING VENUES SUCH AS DARK POOLS, INTERNALIZERS.
SEC'S WHITE SAYS DEVELOPING RULES TARGETING HIGH-SPEED TRADERS, DARK POOLS, BROKER INSTITUTIONAL ORDER ROUTING.
NEW YORK, June 4- The New York Attorney General's sweeping investigation into the U.S. stock market will include whether trading centers known as "dark pools" are conducting themselves properly, an official said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK, June 4- Actively managed mutual funds are becoming less active, according to a new worldwide study conducted by Nasdaq OMX Group that will be released Thursday.
LONDON, June 4- Euronext's London market has been approved as a full exchange by Britain's financial regulator, putting it on a level footing with rivals such as the London Stock Exchange Group and BATS Chi-X Europe.
June 3- IntercontinentalExchange Inc plans to eliminate at least 15 order types from the New York Stock Exchange in order to help simplify the structure of the market, an executive of the exchange operator said on Tuesday.
MOSCOW, June 3- Russia and China have reached an agreement to create a joint credit rating agency and are working on a series of measures to make trade easier, Russia's finance minister said on Tuesday, a sign of growing ties between the neighbours.
NEW YORK, June 2- "Dark pools" owned by five big banks account for around half of all trades on alternative trading systems, exchange-like trading platforms that critics blame for making the markets less transparent, according to a weekly report released on Monday.
LONDON, May 28- Rating agencies are falling over each other to upgrade the euro zone's crisis countries, but with debt levels in most still rising and growth and reforms slow, the question is whether the new-found optimism has swung too far.
Euronext listing in Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels at first. The U.S. group had always intended to spin-off Euronext after its $11 billion deal last year to take over NYSE Euronext, which gave it control of the New York Stock Exchange.
LONDON, May 27- Lloyds Banking Group expects to float about 25 percent of its TSB business on the London Stock Exchange next month, it said on Tuesday, kicking off a process regulators hope will create a vibrant challenger to Britain's dominant high-street lenders.
LONDON, May 23- Apax is to sell its majority stake in foreign exchange operator Travelex to Dr Shetty, the owner of UAE Exchange, and Abu Dhabi firm Centurion Investments, the private equity group said on Friday. Travelex, the world's largest foreign exchange specialist, was set up as a bureau de change in 1970 s London by entrepreneur Lloyd Dorfman.
SYDNEY, May 22- Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd is targeting a fourth quarter launch for its mini metals and coal futures contracts, pending regulatory approval, an executive said on Thursday.
May 20- The London Stock Exchange Group Plc has emerged as the preferred bidder for asset management group Russell Investments, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the discussions.
*Nordics increase share of Europe's M&A, listings. STOCKHOLM, May 15- Scandinavia has become a hot spot in Europe's corporate dealmaking scene this year, almost doubling its share of merger and acquisition activity and listing more companies than anywhere but Britain.
May 13- Moody's Investors Service downgraded New Jersey's debt to' A1' late on Tuesday, making it the last of the three big Wall Street credit rating agencies to cut the state's bonds to single-A because of a large, unpredicted revenue shortfall and other fiscal pressures.
LONDON, May 13- The London Stock Exchange Group is in talks with the parent company of Russell Investments about a possible acquisition of the asset management and stock index firm.
CHICAGO, May 12- Financial exchanges run by CBOE Holdings Inc, NASDAQ OMX Group Inc and IntercontinentalExchange Group Inc on Monday said they fined a trading firm and its chief $1.5 million for manipulating options markets.