In an investor alert titled "Bitcoin: More than a Bit Risky," the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said recent events such as the bankruptcy of Bitcoin exchange operator Mt. "Speculators drawn to bitcoin trading should understand that bitcoin prices have fluctuated widely, and wildly," said Gerri Walsh, FINRA's vice president for investor education.» Read More
Samsung Electronics, COSCO Pacific, Ayala Land and Cathay Pacific are some stocks that will fare well even as market volatility and economic uncertainty continue into the second half of the year, according to a report by HSBC Global Research.
NYSE Euronext CEO Duncan Niederauer, discusses the Nasdaq's proposed Facebook compensation plans. "The customers are smart, I do think it will change the shape of the pipeline, and I think this illuminated the difference in the models," he says.
Discussing Nasdaq's fallout and the number of headwinds facing the U.S. exchanges, with Rich Repetto, Sandler O'Neill.
Neil Shearing, economist at Capital Economics, told CNBC, "We are already in bubble territory particularly in the housing market it is wildly overvalued, the banks are becoming more reluctant to lend, even though the central bank is cutting interest rates banks are becoming increasingly reluctant to lend."
Charamporn Jotikasthira, President, Stock Exchange of Thailand, said Thailand should be able to withstand the shock of 'Grexit' and a pullback of investments from Europe.
Hong Kong, the hottest initial public offering (IPO) market in the world in 2011, has seen a precipitous slowdown in listings because of market uncertainty and low valuations.
The London Metal Exchange, the world’s largest metal-trading platform, should be able to get an offer of at least a billion pounds ($1.6 billion), CEO Martin Abbott told CNBC.
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.
Martin Abbott, CEO of London Metal Exchange, thinks that the company should be able to get a bid of at least a billion pounds ($1.6 billion). He sheds more light on the sale process in this 'First on CNBC' interview.
Shares in the country’s third-largest exchange opened at $15.25 on Friday, falling below the company’s offering price of $16 a share. Almost immediately, volatility in the stock spiked — on news of a system problem at the exchange — and BATS halted trading on its own shares. The New York Times reports.
Even as the Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard called for a leadership vote on Thursday, one economist told CNBC that the Australian economy faced greater risk from high levels of household debt than from any political uncertainty.
The CEO of NYSE Euronext, hasn't given up on his merger with european exchange Deutche Borse, telling CNBC on Friday that it is an industry that "absolutely should consolidate."
The Chinese government has launched a crackdown on hundreds of unregulated electronic equity and futures exchanges that have sprung up in recent years to trade everything from fine art and commodities to insurance products. The FT reports.
Magnus Bocker, CEO of Singapore Exchange, says companies choose SGX for IPOs because of corporate governance and speed.
The Australian dollar is trading at record highs but whether the currency will keep its momentum going depends crucially on whether the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) raises interest rates in the coming months.
The U.S. futures exchange operator says the stellar results were driven by strong performance across interest rates, metals and agricultural commodities, with Craig Donohue, CME Group CEO.
Discussing the future of the exchange after it abandoned its bid to buy the NYSE, with Robert Greifeld, Nasdaq OMX Group CEO.
Terry Duffy, CME Group executive chairman says his is willing to move the exchange to another state to avoid a 46% tax hike.
Discussing consolidation among the world's stock exchanges, with Jeffrey Sprecher, Intercontinental Exchange CEO, and CNBC's Bob Pisani.
A major merger develops in Canada as the Toronto stock exchange, TMX, merges with the London Stock Exchange. Insight on the combination and what it means for the future of the exchanges, with Thomas Kloet, TMX Group CEO.