*CEO says addressing technical issues to push London launch. SINGAPORE, Dec 5- CME Group says the delayed launch of its first overseas bourse could come in London in the first quarter of 2014, as the top U.S. futures market operator intensifies its focus on overseas growth.» Read More
SINGAPORE, Oct 24- Singapore's central bank said it is conducting an extensive review with Singapore Exchange Ltd of recent share price volatility in three inter-linked Singapore companies, but said the operations and financial positions of broking firms exposed to those stocks remain sound.
Oct 23- U.S.-based exchange operators BATS Global Markets and Direct Edge said on Wednesday their proposed merger has been cleared by the U.S. Department of Justice. The companies, which together would represent the No. 2 U.S. equities exchange, said they will now focus on earning approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Oct 23- Transatlantic exchange operator Nasdaq OMX Group on Wednesday reported a higher third-quarter profit that beat analysts' expectations, helped by recent acquisitions and increased market data revenue.
CHICAGO, Oct 21- Exchange-operator CBOE Holdings Inc said it will expand trading hours for futures on the CBOE Volatility Index, starting on Oct. 28, after the partial U.S. government shutdown thwarted plans for a launch on Monday.
The initial public offering of microblogging site Twitter is the most highly anticipated since Facebook's IPO last year, when software problems at Nasdaq OMX Group resulted in a chain of events that market making firms said cost them a combined $500 million.
LONDON, Oct 15- Diverging regulation of financial markets will lead to a regionalisation of cash markets and make future consolidation between U.S. and European exchanges unlikely, the Executive Vice President of NYSE Euronext said on Tuesday.
NEW YORK, Oct 15- With IntercontinentalExchange's more than $10 billion takeover of NYSE Euronext expected to close early next month, regulators in the Netherlands and France are scrambling to prevent Euronext from once more falling into foreign hands, according to several sources familiar with the situation.
*Australia experience a potential guide. LONDON, Oct 15- Fund managers are trading more assets on private exchanges known as dark pools, a growing trend that clashes with regulators' mission to improve financial market transparency.
*NYSE Euronext's global HR head will also quit. Oct 15- NYSE Euronext said Chief Financial Officer Michael Geltzeiler and General Counsel John Halvey will leave the company shortly after its sale to IntercontinentalExchange Inc.. Shares of NYSE Euronext closed at $44.49 on the New York Stock Exchange on Monday.
Oct 15- NYSE Euronext said its chief financial officer Michael Geltzeiler and two other executives will leave the company shortly after the closing of its proposed merger with IntercontinentalExchange Inc.. John Halvey, NYSE's general counsel, and Philippe Duranton, the global head of human resources, will also depart.
NEW YORK, Oct 9- Exchange operator Nasdaq OMX Group Inc said on Wednesday it is partnering with a unit of high-frequency trading firm Tradeworx on an algorithm testing site for firms to examine automated trading strategies and reduce operational risk.
*CME Group Inc to launch aluminium futures contract. LONDON, Oct 8- Copper rose on Tuesday with increased liquidity in the market as Chinese participants returned from a week-long holiday, although the threat of a global surplus was seen capping gains.
MEXICO CITY, Oct 4- After years in Brazil's shadow, Mexico's stock market is enjoying a listings boom, fueled by hopes of economic reforms and strong demand from pension funds breathing life into a long-stagnant market.
DUBAI, Oct 3- A slew of IPO plans in Dubai shows the stock market is finally regaining its role as a fund-raising source for companies. That is a sign that the wounds of the global financial crisis, and Dubai's real estate crash of 2009-2010, have largely healed.
*TCS to raise $150- $200 mln to grow its retail business. MOSCOW, Oct 3- Russian entrepreneur Oleg Tinkov has launched a London stock market listing for his credit card business TCS to raise up to $750 million, seeking to convince investors that households will continue to pile on debt despite an economic slowdown.
Oct 2- The trustee liquidating the brokerage unit of MF Global Holdings Ltd has asked a federal bankruptcy judge for permission to return remaining funds to U.S. customers who traded on domestic exchanges.
NEW YORK, Oct 2- IntercontinentalExchange Inc and NYSE Euronext said on Wednesday they moved a step closer to ICE finalizing its proposed takeover of the Big Board operator after a European regulatory group said it would not object to the deal.
*Currency trading platforms launch high speed restrictions. *Stock markets earn major revenue from high speed traders.
HELSINKI, Oct 2- Companies are once more seeking to list on Helsinki's stock exchange after a dearth of initial public offerings in recent years, as new banking regulations make it harder for them to borrow funds, the president of Nasdaq OMX Helsinki said.
*DFM shares soar 15 pct; Dubai's index hits 5- yr high. *J.P. Morgan, First Gulf Bank, Citigroup chosen as advisers. ABU DHABI/ DUBAI, Oct 2- Abu Dhabi and Dubai have hired banks to advise on a possible merger of their two main stock exchanges, a state-backed deal that could energise financial markets in the United Arab Emirates, sources familiar with the plan said.