SINGAPORE, Dec 4- The Hong Kong bourse plans to build up its commodity business by co-listing global benchmarks in metals and other products and matching them with key contracts traded on China's exchanges, its CEO said.» Read More
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.
Foreign powerhouses from Unilever to HSBC are preparing for the launch of Shanghai's international board
One year after the market's "flash crash", are we any safer? William O'Brien, Direct Edge CEO provides insight.
Jimmy Dunne, senior managing principal of Sandler O'Neill, favors NYSE Euronext's merger with Deutsche Boerse over the hostile offer made by Nasdaq and ICE, he told CNBC Thursday.
NYSE Euronext Chairman Duncan Niderauer again blasted Nasdaq's and Intercontinental Exchange's newest offer for the stock exchange company Wednesday.
Low market volumes and stiff competition have led to a sharp fall in “high-frequency” trading as industry experts warn that the past two years of rapid growth may be coming to a halt, reports the Financial Times.
There has been a growing demand in Asia for dark pools, anonymous trading platforms used by institutional investors. One of those operators, Liquidnet, says the amount traded in Asia surged 32 percent year on year to a record $4.95 billion in the first quarter. The company says it's seen substantial growth in the region since it began operations in Asia three years ago.