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CME Group Inc, the largest U.S. futures exchange operator, on Monday said quarterly profits jumped amid increased trading of its flagship interest rate contracts and a reduced tax rate.
U.S. stock index futures were in positive territory Monday, after the Dow and S&P 500 turned in four-straight weeks of gains, as investors looked ahead to some key economic reports.
Nov 4- CME Group Inc, the largest U.S. futures exchange operator, on Monday reported a rise in quarterly profit amid increased demand for over-the-counter clearing. Net profit at the Chicago- based exchange operator rose to $236.7 million, or 71 cents a share, in the third quarter, from $218 million, or 66 cents a share.
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CHICAGO, Oct 30- Two years ago on Halloween thousands of U.S. grain farmers got the scare of their lives when broker MF Global collapsed and more than a billion dollars of their money went missing. MF Global customers have now, through a court-appointed trustee, recovered about 98 percent of the money, which had been in supposedly "safe" margin accounts.
LONDON, Oct 29- Aluminium touched fresh two-month highs on fund buying and short-covering on Tuesday while copper edged higher on belief the U.S. central bank will extend its stimulus programme. Three-month aluminium on the London Metal Exchange touched a session high of $1,905.50 a tonne, the strongest since Aug. 22 and the fourth straight day of gains.
NEW YORK, Oct 22- U.S. U.S. employers added 148,000 workers last month, the Labor Department said on Tuesday, which was fewer than the 180,000 forecast by economists. Back in May, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank might consider tapering its $85 billion monthly purchases of Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities late this year.
NEW YORK, Oct 22- The dollar slid across the board on Tuesday, hitting its lowest level against the euro in nearly two years, as disappointing U.S. jobs data emboldened expectations that the Federal Reserve will leave its stimulus unchanged for the remainder of the year. U.S. nonfarm payrolls increased by 148,000 workers last month, the Labor Department said.
*U.S. economy adds 148,000 jobs, fewer than expected. NEW YORK, Oct 22- The dollar fell across the board on Tuesday after the government reported the U.S. economy added a disappointing 148,000 jobs last month, cementing expectations that the Federal Reserve is likely to keep its stimulus plan unchanged for the rest of the year.
*Gold futures liquidity gauge near four-year lows. NEW YORK, Oct 18- In the early hours of the New York morning on Thursday, when scarcely a few hundred lots of gold futures are usually traded, a wave of buy orders worth over $2.3 billion surged into the market.
NEW YORK, Oct 11- Gold hit a three-month low on Friday as signs of a possible resolution to the U.S. budget impasse sparked an investor exodus from safe-haven assets, and oil prices fell as tensions over Middle East crude supplies eased.
*Gold falls abruptly in early U.S. trade as funds exit. *Gold accelerates losses after breaching key chart support.
*No smoking gun, or complicity in warehousing practices- Jones. LONDON, Oct 9- The London Metal Exchange's new CEO said he was ready to fight multiple lawsuits brought over its global warehousing network, and that critics shouldn't expect a silver bullet to fix their concerns with it. We are going to be defending that, " Garry Jones told Reuters in an interview.
WASHINGTON, Oct 8- Hundreds of trillions of dollars worth of derivatives are changing hands unsupervised during the U.S. government shutdown, raising the risk that doubtful activity goes by unnoticed, a top regulator warned.
*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.
Former Chicago Board of Trade chief Patrick Arbor said he was in Europe, following a report alleging he had fled the U.S. to avoid paying his wife.
The USDA, which issues thousands of market reports that the agricultural industry relies on to price everything from hogs and cattle to soybeans and corn, pulled the plug on those reports on Tuesday when the government shut down. Daily USDA market data is used by meat packers to determine how much they pay livestock producers for their cattle and hogs.
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.
HONG KONG, Sept 27- Lauded by many for its principled stance in rejecting Alibaba Group's plans to list shares, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange has left the city's financial community fuming at a lost opportunity, and re-ignited calls for market reforms.