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  • Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner angrily warned the chairman of Standard& Poor's parent that the rating agency would be held accountable for its 2011 decision to strip the United States of its coveted "triple-A" rating, a new court filing shows.

  • TORONTO, Jan 16- Canadian upstart stock exchange applicant Aequitas Innovations Inc has tweaked its proposed trading model after its initial plan was rebuffed by Ontario's securities regulator, the company and the regulator said on Thursday.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 14- Nasdaq OMX Group is prepared to walk away from running the data processor that was at the center of a three-hour trading halt in August, in a sign of its frustration with the pace of talks over implementing fixes for the system, according to documents seen by Reuters.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 14- Exchange operator Nasdaq OMX Group and index provider S&P Dow Jones Indices said they are interested in acquisitions to grow their index businesses, in a sign the sector could see a wave of deals as investors pour tens of billions of dollars into portfolios that track benchmarks.

  • Guangdong Xinbao Electrical Appliances Holdings Co Ltd said in a stock exchange filing on Thursday that it had raised 798 million yuan from individual and institutional investors.

  • *Coal producer's $1.62 bln listing biggest in China since Oct 2011. SHANGHAI/ HONG KONG, Jan 8- Shaanxi Coal Industry Co said on Tuesday it plans to raise 9.8 billion yuan with a listing on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, setting the stage for a flood of deals in coming weeks with China's largest initial public offering since late 2011..

  • *Altice owns cable operators in France, Israel, Portugal. *Expanding into mobile in Israel, Dominican Republic. PARIS, Jan 7- Altice, which owns French and Belgian cable companies and mobile operations in Israel, plans to list its shares on Amsterdam's NYSE Euronext with the aim of raising 750 million euros to cut debt.

  • UPDATE 2-Nasdaq to acquire 5 percent in Borsa Istanbul Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 7:46 AM ET

    ISTANBUL, Dec 31- Nasdaq OMX Group will take a 5 percent stake in Turkey's Borsa Istanbul in a tie-up that will allow the Turkish exchange to use Nasdaq's market technologies to attract new customers, the two exchanges said on Tuesday.

  • CME GROUP SAYS TRADES IN MARCH 2013 ULTRALONG BOND FUTURES ABOVE 140-17/32 WILL BE ADJUSTED TO THAT LEVEL AFTER EARLIER SPIKE.

  • CME GROUP SAYS TRADES IN MARCH 2014 30- YEAR BOND FUTURES ABOVE 131-12/32 WILL BE ADJUSTED TO THAT LEVEL AFTER SPIKE IN OVERNIGHT TRADE.

  • *Euro dips after S&P cuts European Union debt rating. LONDON, Dec 20- European shares inched up on Friday with riskier assets still in demand following a broadly neutral shift in U.S. monetary policy, and the euro dipped after rating agency S&P downgraded the European Union from triple-A.

  • PARIS, Dec 20- France's unloved financial transaction tax is hampering its efforts to persuade local institutions to buy stakes in Paris stock exchange operator Euronext and keep it under French influence after its expected spin-off next year.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 16- A federal judge has rejected Nasdaq OMX Group Inc's bid to dismiss lawsuits by investors who accused the exchange operator of botching Facebook Inc's $16 billion initial public offering, a decision released on Monday shows.

  • *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.

  • *CEO says addressing technical issues to push London launch. SINGAPORE, Dec 5- CME Group says the delayed launch of its first overseas bourse could come in London in the first quarter of 2014, as the top U.S. futures market operator intensifies its focus on overseas growth.

  • SINGAPORE, Dec 4- The Hong Kong bourse plans to build up its commodity business by co-listing global benchmarks in metals and other products and matching them with key contracts traded on China's exchanges, its CEO said.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 3- CBOE Holdings Inc, which owns the largest U.S. stock-options market, on Tuesday named John Deters as its new chief strategy officer and head of corporate initiatives. Deters, 42, takes over for Richard DuFour, executive vice president, corporate planning and development, who is retiring at the end of the year.

  • LONDON, Dec 2- The "Big Three" credit rating agencies that score European Union government debt could be fined after failing to fix poor practices from the past, the sector's regulator said on Monday.

  • LONDON, Dec 2- The "Big Three" credit rating agencies that score European Union government debt could be fined after failing to fix poor practices from the past, the sector's regulator said on Monday.

  • BEIJING, Dec 2- The United States may see further sovereign rating downgrades if it fails to improve its debt service capability, although a near-term cut looks unlikely, the head of Chinese credit rating firm Dagong said.

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