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  • FRANKFURT, Oct 31- Deutsche Boerse is counting on its new chief executive to raise both the profile and prospects of the German exchange operator, which has seen its efforts at strategic mergers repeatedly stymied. Appointed on Oct. 27, Carsten Kengeter, a former head of investment banking at Swiss lender UBS, will join Deutsche Boerse next April and become CEO on...

  • *Cites as example UK repealing stamp duty on growth stocks. LONDON, Oct 29- European countries should change their tax rules to encourage investment in small businesses, the head of the London Stock Exchange said, as a sector crucial to the region's revival is starved of cash by banks. To counter this, London Stock Exchange Group Chief Executive Xavier Rolet said...

  • LONDON, Oct 28- London Stock Exchange Group is aiming to list Chinese equity futures in London in the next stage of its plans to tap the world's second-largest economy, the bourse's chief executive told Reuters. Speaking at the Reuters China Summit on Tuesday, LSE Chief Executive Xavier Rolet said that a natural evolution of its strategy would be to develop...

  • LONDON, Sept 10- London Stock Exchange Group said on Wednesday that its shareholders have approved the company's planned $2.7 billion takeover of U.S. index compiler and asset management firm Frank Russell.

  • LONDON, Sept 10- London Stock Exchange Group said on Wednesday that its shareholders have approved the company's planned $2.7 billion takeover of U.S. index compiler and investment management firm Frank Russell.

  • LONDON, Aug 22- The London Stock Exchange Group said on Friday it would raise 938 million pounds in its first rights issue to part fund the acquisition of U.S. indexes group Frank Russell.

  • LONDON, July 13- The regulatory noose is tightening around dark pools, private share-trading venues that promise anonymity for specialist investors, offering a chance for rival exchanges in the United States and Europe to take back market share.

  • Burberry investors vote down CEO's big pay deal Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 5:51 PM ET
    Christopher Bailey attends the Serpentine Gallery Summer Party at The Serpentine Gallery in London.

    Burberry shareholders rejected a 20 million pound remuneration package for its new chief executive, Christopher Bailey. The Financial Times reports.

  • LONDON, June 26- The London Stock Exchange Group unveiled the largest acquisition in its history, snapping up U.S. group Frank Russell for $2.7 billion to boost its position in the world's largest financial services market and sending its shares surging.

  • LONDON, June 26- The London Stock Exchange Group said it planned to acquire U.S.-based asset manager and stock exchange provider Frank Russell for $2.7 billion, with the help of a $1.6 billion rights issue, as it ramps up its U.S. presence.

  • Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, says the purchase of Frank Russell gives the stock exchange the chance to become the world¿s number two player in index businesses.

  • London Stock Exchange buys Frank Russell  Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    The London Stock Exchange has bought Frank Russell for £1.6 billion ($2.7 billion). CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi reports.

  • Russian firms welcome on London Stock Exchange: CEO  Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 2:15 AM ET

    Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, says Russian companies are still welcome on the London Stock Exchange despite geopolitical tensions in the country.

  • Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, says there is a "whole world" of non-bank finance that small- and medium-sized enterprises can tap in to.

  • Pets at home and Poundland set IPO offer price  Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 3:51 AM ET

    Discount retailer Poundland and pet shop Pets at Home have priced their initial public offerings. CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi explains the details.

  • Europe markets close lower  Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Louisa Bojesen talks through the close of European markets.

  • Exchanges will fundamentally change: LSE CEO  Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 4:43 AM ET

    Xavier Rolet, CEO of the LSE, expects the coming decade to be very "exciting" for the exchange industry as it's "on the cusp of fundamental changes".

  • Bank of England unites against QE under Carney Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 4:43 AM ET

    The Bank of England's monetary policy committee voted unanimously against increasing its bond-buying program this month, minutes of new governor Mark Carney's first meeting revealed on Wednesday.

  • UK Has Strong Base for IPOs: LSE CEO  Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 2:15 AM ET

    Xavier Rolet, CEO of LSE, comments on the exchange's full-year earnings, the U.K.'s "excellent" IPO performance in the past 12 months and the government's repeal of the financial transaction tax.

  • Europe's IPO Market Is Back on Track: LSE  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Xavier Rolet, CEO of LSE, comments on the exchange's full-year earnings, and the U.K.'s "excellent" IPO performance in the past 12 months.