NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, April 16- Just over a week ago, CME Group Inc suffered the worst-ever trading outage on the world's most important agricultural markets, plunging electronic screens into darkness and sending dozens of traders scrambling for Chicago's famous but now often deserted trading "pits".» Read More
PATRICK LEGLAND, Global Head of Research, Societe Generale says there is a structural change under way in exchanges as market volumes have fallen and people have moved to dark pools.
Chris Fix, CEO, Dubai Mercantile Exchange tells CNBC why his company is planning to expand their efforts in Asia. He adds that China holds huge growth potential for the DME.
Larry Kudlow along with top traders Jim Iurio and Jim Lacamp look at how to put money to work as the calendar flips to November.
William O'Brien, CEO of Direct Edge, explains what the two-day shutdown of trading meant for his business.
Dennis Kelleher, CEO of Better Markets, says the initial decision to just close the NYSE floor shows the NYSE is a "dinosaur."
The NYSE and other exchanges will stay closed tomorrow, reports CNBC's Bob Pisani.
Government bailouts of big banks are here to stay and are bad for economies because they channel capital to uncompetitive industries and sustain high levels of debt, according to economist Garett Jones.
Chinese financial officials have started a global roadshow to persuade foreigners to invest in the country’s stock market, a highly unusual move that reflects concerns that investors are turning their backs on China as its economy slows. The FT reports.
U.S. investors who've been cringing over the Chinese and Brazilian stock markets the past few years might have looked closer to home for an emerging market.
Investors looking to sample Mexico will find a limited number of ADRs, but many open-ended mutual funds and exchange traded funds.
Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank says that current rental income is supporting Singapore's commercial property REITs.
Neil Katkov, SVP, Asia Research,Senior Vice President, Head of Asia, Celent notes exchanges are exploring more options to consolidate due to a competitive landscape, evolving trading environments.
Rumors of yet another possible cross-border merger between two stock exchanges gathered pace on Friday, after a British newspaper reported that Singapore and London bourses are in takeover talks. Still, most analysts believe a deal is unlikely to materialize, because the benefits of a tie-up are simply not compelling.
Zhiwei Zhang, Chief China Economist, Nomura says that the People's Bank of China's surprise rate cut could be a hint that economic data expected next week will be weak.
Philippine stocks, the best performers in Asia this year, have gained more than 22 percent in 2012, but the market is now looking expensive compared to Southeast Asian peers, and analysts say it may be particularly vulnerable to capital outflows should the global economy deteriorate further.
Stocks in emerging economies such as China and Indonesia have underperformed this year in comparison to some developed markets, but the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, says they are set to take off in the second half amid higher volatility in the United States and Europe.
Low valuations, market reforms and the prospect of monetary easing were all supposed to bring about a long-awaited turnaround for China’s languishing stock market this year, but halfway into 2011 and Chinese stocks have failed to live up to their promise.
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.