• NEW YORK, Sept 10- Executing an order in the stock market may be lightening fast but many investors do not know how trades happen while rules to ensure full transparency are lacking, a potential bonanza for businesses that can fill this hole in the marketplace.

  • 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.

  • German startup factory Rocket launches IPO Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 4:29 AM ET

    BERLIN— Germany's Rocket Internet AG, which specializes in launching e-commerce startups, announced Wednesday that it plans a public listing on the Frankfurt stock exchange.

  • BGC Partners makes $675M cash offer for GFI Group Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    NEW YORK— BGC Partners Inc. is offering $675 million in cash for the derivatives and currency broker GFI Group Inc., trying to derail a competing bid from CME Group. BGC Partners President Shaun D. Lynn said in a letter to GFI directors that his company's proposal was "clearly superior." GFI Group shares rose 69 cents, or 13.7 percent, to $5.72 in midday trading Tuesday.

  • ICE buying SuperDerivatives for about $350 million Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Futures exchange Intercontinental Exchange Inc. is buying financial market data provider SuperDerivatives for about $350 million. SuperDerivatives, based in New York, also offers risk management analytics and valuation services. The Atlanta company completed its purchase of NYSE Euronext in November for approximately $8 billion.

  • BATS Global Markets in search of new president - WSJ Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 4:11 PM ET

    Sept 4- Exchange operator BATS Global Markets Inc has begun searching for a new president, just over a month after it forced William O'Brien out of the position, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • HKEx may change listing rule after Alibaba IPO loss Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 | 12:50 AM ET

    Stung by the loss of the IPO of Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba, the Hong Kong stock exchange took a step towards loosening its listing rules.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 29- The following is the Labor Day holiday schedule for energy futures traded on the CME Group's New York Mercantile Exchange, including crude oil, refined oil products and natural gas.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 29- A year after Goldman Sachs bungled a software upgrade and lost tens of millions of dollars from unintended trades, the 12 U.S. stock options exchanges have crafted new rules for dealing with erroneous transactions, according to draft documents seen by Reuters.

  • HONG KONG, Aug 29- Stung by the loss of the high-profile IPO of Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group, the Hong Kong stock exchange on Friday took a first step towards potentially loosening its listing rules and allowing firms with dual-class share structures to list in the city.

  • HONG KONG, Aug 29- Hong Kong's stock exchange has asked Chinese regulators to give investors time to adjust to any tax rules agreed upon as part of a closely watched cross-border share trading scheme, two people briefed by the city's stock market operator said.

  • CME Group says CFO to retire at age 49, new CFO is 50 Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:56 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Aug 27- CME Group Inc's 49- year-old chief financial officer will retire at the end of the year and will be replaced by an executive who is a year older, the world's largest futures exchange operator said on Wednesday.

  • Aug 27- The first interdealer trading platform aimed at opening up credit derivatives markets to new competition has hit roadblocks due to resistance from some banks that dominate such trading, according to several people familiar with the situation.

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 25- U.S. crude held above $93 a barrel on Tuesday ahead of weekly inventory data that could shed more light on oil supply and demand in the world's largest oil consumer.

  • CHICAGO, Aug 25- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, said it halted trading on its electronic platform for four hours on Monday because of a technical issue resulting from planned software reconfigurations.

  • CHICAGO, Aug 25- CME Group Inc, the largest U.S. futures exchange operator, said on Monday that a technical issue resulting from planned software reconfigurations had caused its latest electronic trading outage. The reconfigurations were made over the weekend as part of "ongoing technology enhancement projects," CME said in a statement.

  • Aug 25- CME Group delayed the start of trade on its electronic platform by four hours on Monday due to technical problems, the latest glitch to hit the world's largest futures market operator.

  • 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.

  • 'Lot of growth potential' for LSE: Pro     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    Simon Maughan, head of research at OTAS Technologies, comments on the LSE earnings and growth potential and discusses whether dark pools are a risk for exchanges