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  • Jan 28- The London Stock Exchange Group Plc plans to put Russell Investments up for sale in mid-February and hopes to fetch around $1.4 billion for the unit, two sources told Reuters Wednesday. The exchange operator has tapped Barclays to sell the business, according to the sources, who wished to remain anonymous because they are unauthorized to speak to the...

  • LONDON, Nov 13- London Stock Exchange Group shares hit an all-time high on Thursday after it reported jumps in first-half revenue and profit and raised its dividend. The stock was up 2.9 percent at 2083 pence at 1110 GMT versus a slightly higher UK blue-chip index. Chief Executive Xavier Rolet said the pipeline for listings remained strong, with Virgin Money's...

  • Euro zone struggles with competitiveness: LSE CEO   Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 2:15 AM ET
    Euro zone struggles with competitiveness: LSE CEO

    Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, discusses the problems facing the euro zone and whether a British exit from the bloc is a smart move.

  • China will be a big source of IPOs: LSE CEO   Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 2:15 AM ET
    China will be a big source of IPOs: LSE CEO

    Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, says there is "substantial future potential" in China with the world's second-largest economy set to be a big source of listings.

  • We'll see growth in derivatives: LSE CEO   Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 2:15 AM ET
    We'll see growth in derivatives: LSE CEO

    Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, says there will be innovation and organic growth in the company's derivatives business.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Frank Russell buy gives LSE boost in index business: CEO

    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
    London Stock Exchange buys Frank Russell

    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
    Russian firms welcome on London Stock Exchange: CEO

    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.

  • SMEs need to raise 'right kind of capital': LSE CEO

    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
    Pets at home and Poundland set IPO offer price

    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
    Europe markets close lower

    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
    Exchanges will fundamentally change: LSE CEO

    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
    UK Has Strong Base for IPOs: LSE CEO

    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
    Europe's IPO Market Is Back on Track: LSE

    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.

  • Regulatory Headwinds Won't Stop the City: Pro   Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 3:30 AM ET
     Regulatory Headwinds Won't Stop the City: Pro

    Sir Thomas Harris, vice chairman of Standard Chartered, tells CNBC that the UK ratings downgrade was a disappointment but the financial services sector in Britain is incredibly agile and versatile.