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NEW YORK, Nov 25- The Depository Trust& Clearing Corp, which processes all U.S. stock transactions, said on Monday it will roll out a market-wide tool to help limit the fallout from trading errors.
LONDON, Nov 21- The European Union reached an outline deal on Thursday to try to shine a light on shadowy areas of the financial markets by capping off-exchange share trading, known as "dark pools", a senior EU lawmaker said on Thursday.
CHICAGO, Nov 19- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, on Tuesday said it will plow ahead with plans to hike fees for traders despite an outcry from customers fuming over higher costs.
CHICAGO, Nov 19- CBOE Holdings Inc is open to licensing new products and acquiring technology but only within its options-focused comfort zone, top executives said on Tuesday.
*ICE expects $500 mln in synergies from NYSE deal, up from $450 mln. NEW YORK, Nov 19- IntercontinentalExchange Group Inc said on Tuesday, less than a week after closing its $11 billion takeover of NYSE Euronext, that it plans to spin off Euronext by next summer and to wind down the Big Board parent's technology business.
FRANKFURT, Nov 19- German stock exchange operator Deutsche Boerse has no interest in buying European exchange group Euronext, sources close to Deutsche Boerse told Reuters on Tuesday.
Nov 18- London Stock Exchange Group, Nasdaq OMX Group Inc and Deutsche Börse AG are considering individual bids for European exchange group Euronext, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the discussions.
SAN FRANCISCO/ CHICAGO, Nov 15- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, said Friday that its clearing service for energy and other swaps was "the victim of a cyber intrusion" in July, sparking a federal criminal investigation.
CME Group said one of its clearing systems was hacked in July and the incident is the subject of a federal criminal investigation.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 15- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, said Friday one of its clearing systems was hacked in July, and the incident is the subject of a federal criminal investigation. Certain customer information relating to CME ClearPort, which clears contracts mainly tied to energy, was compromised, CME said in a statement.
NEW YORK, Nov 14- Americas Trading System Brasil plans to open as a stock exchange in Brazil next November with partner firms to be announced within weeks, the CEO of the upstart said on Thursday.
SINGAPORE/ SHANGHAI, Nov 14- China will increasingly dominate global oil trade with a fuel import bill worth half a trillion dollars a year by the end of the decade- a lucrative prospect for futures exchanges battling to provide the benchmark to price Asia's oil.
Exchanges, including New York Stock Exchange operator NYSE Euronext and Nasdaq OMX, said they agreed on the timing and nature of certain regulatory proposals, including rules designed to protect the securities information processor at the center of the Aug. 22 trading halt.
NEW YORK, Nov 12- IntercontinentalExchange Inc's takeover of NYSE Euronext is complete and stock of the combined company will begin trading under the symbol ICE on Wednesday, said the head of ICE, an exchange and clearing house operator.
Exchanges including New York Stock Exchange operator NYSE Euronext and Nasdaq OMX said they had reached an accord on the timing and the nature of certain regulatory proposals, including rules designed to protect the securities information processors that disseminate quotes to investors.
NEW YORK, Nov 11- The liquidators of two Bear Stearns hedge funds filed a lawsuit on Monday against the three major U.S. rating agencies, accusing them of fraudulently assigning inflated ratings to securities in the run-up to the financial crisis.
NEW YORK, Nov 11- The liquidators of two failed Bear Stearns hedge funds filed a lawsuit on Monday against the three major rating agencies, accusing them of fraudulently assigning inflated ratings to securities that the funds owned.
Nov 8- IntercontinentalExchange Inc said its takeover of NYSE Euronext would close on Nov. 13, after clearing final regulatory hurdles on Friday. The derivatives exchange and clearing house operator said in December it would buy the owner of the New York Stock Exchange in a deal that also gives ICE control of Liffe, Europe's No. 2 derivatives market.
Nov 8- NYSE Euronext said its more than $10 billion takeover by IntercontinentalExchange Inc is set to close on Nov. 13. The two companies now have all the regulatory approvals necessary to proceed with the closing, NYSE said in a statement on Friday.
PARIS, Nov 8- Standard& Poor's cut France's sovereign credit rating on Friday by one notch to AA from AA+, giving a thumbs-down to President Francois Hollande's efforts to put the euro zone's second largest economy back on track. All three major rating agencies had already stripped France of its top-grade triple-A status.