WASHINGTON, July 28- Nasdaq OMX's chief urged U.S. regulators on Monday to re-examine the pricing model that stock exchanges use to attract trading, joining the debate about a fee-based incentive for traders that has come under scrutiny in recent months. New Jersey Republican Representative Scott Garrett to explore potential equity market reforms.» Read More
CHICAGO, Feb 4- Exchange operator CME Group Inc reported higher quarterly earnings on Tuesday as trading in its flagship interest rate contracts surged 29 percent. The quarterly profit still fell short of analysts' expectations amid a drop in the average fee paid per contract to CME, which owns the Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
NYSE Euronext and CME Group, the two US exchange groups, have submitted bids for the London Metal Exchange, valuing it at up to £1 billion and kicking off a contest for the commodities business, according to people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.
High-frequency trading should not be broadly categorized as one strategy, Dick Grasso, the former chairman and CEO of the New York Stock Exchange, told CNBC Monday.
Crude raced higher Tuesday as energy bulls pushed Nymex oil back toward the $100-a-barrel mark, prices last seen before world governments said they would release crude from their reserves last month.
Jimmy Dunne, senior managing principal of Sandler O'Neill, favors NYSE Euronext's merger with Deutsche Boerse over the hostile offer made by Nasdaq and ICE, he told CNBC Thursday.
Two-plus months into the war waged over the New York Stock Exchange, and the participants are gearing up for a key battle: what to call it.
CNBC's David Faber has details on the NYSE Euronext board's unanimous decision to reject Nasdaq & ICE's acquisition offer.
Nasdaq OMX Group has said it would consider selling NYSE Euronext’s American Stock Exchange division if it would help smooth its acquisition of the NYSE Euronext, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Low market volumes and stiff competition have led to a sharp fall in “high-frequency” trading as industry experts warn that the past two years of rapid growth may be coming to a halt, reports the Financial Times.
It was a major blow for the Singapore Stock Exchange. Its courtship for its Australian counterpart, the Australian Stock Exchange, came to an abrupt end when the Australian government rejected the deal last week saying it was not in Australia's national interests. SGX was left standing alone at the altar.
The NYSE reaffirms its agreement with Deutsche Boerse and rejects the Nasdaq/ICE bid, mostly due to anti-trust considerations, reports CNBC's David Faber.
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The somewhat improbable, though long-awaited bid from Nasdaq and ICE came Friday with the desired effect. It sent shares of the NYSE up sharply (not to mention shares of the Nasdaq) and has changed the dynamic. Anyone expecting a swift resolution of this contest, however, is likely to be disappointed.
Three days after they unveiled their deal to merge, there are no shortage of conversations taking place amongst competitors of the NYSE Euronext/Deutsche Boerse about whether such a deal can be broken up through a higher bid for the NYSE.