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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.
Sept 20- For more than two years, a recurring question has gnawed at the board of Nasdaq OMX Group Inc: If Chief Executive Bob Greifeld were to leave, who would step into his shoes?
shouted a government bond trader on Schroders trading desk in New York, seconds after the Fed issued its statement, said Wes Sparks, head of U.S. fixed income at the firm. "People were scrambling to make sure they had all the information, trying to read the fine print," said Russ Certo, managing director and head of Treasuries trading at Brean Capital in New York.
NEW YORK, Sept 18- The dollar plunged to a seven-month low on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve shocked investors by deciding to continue its massive stimulus program, citing strains in the U.S. economy. The market was widely expecting the Fed to reduce its $85- billion- per-month asset-buying program by $10 billion.
Sept 18- CME Group Inc, the biggest U.S. futures market operator, has applied with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to register as a swap execution facility, an exchange-like platform created as a result of the global crackdown on the derivatives that helped bring the 2007-2008 credit crisis.
*Gold retreats after initial rally. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Sept 16- Gold fell 1 percent on Monday after the bullion market failed maintain a rally set off withdraw as a candidate to lead the U.S.
*U.S.- Russia pact on Syria seen paring safety bids for bonds. NEW YORK, Sept 16- U.S. Treasury debt prices rose on Monday after the withdrawal by Lawrence Summers for consideration as chairman of the Federal Reserve eased fears of more aggressive monetary policy tightening if he were to head the U.S. central bank.
*U.S.- Russia pact on Syria seen paring safety bidsfor bonds. NEW YORK, Sept 16- U.S. Treasuries debt prices rose on Monday after the withdrawal by Lawrence Summers for consideration as chairman of the Federal Reserve eased fears of more aggressive monetary policy tightening if he were to head the U.S. central bank.
Sept 16- Traders are betting the Federal Reserve will keep policy easier for longer now that former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers is out of the running to succeed Ben Bernanke as chairman of the U.S. central bank.
*U.S.- Russia pact on Syria seen paring safe-haven bids for bonds. NEW YORK, Sept 16- U.S. Traders now expect current Fed Vice Chair Janet Yellen the front-runner to succeed Ben Bernanke, who will likely step down in January.
*U.S./ Russian pact on Syria seen paring safe-haven bids for bonds.
SINGAPORE, Sept 13- Gold edged up on Friday after plunging more than 3 percent in the previous session, but remained on track for its worst week in two months on fears the United States would curb its stimulus soon and as a U.S. strike on Syria looked less likely. *Gold had risen 0.55 percent to $1,327.41 an ounce by 0012 GMT.
NEW YORK, Sept 12- Gold and copper prices fell on Thursday on speculation about the Federal Reserve's next move on the U.S. stimulus program, while oil climbed for a second day on renewed concerns over Syria.
NEW YORK/ LONDON, Sept 12- Gold dropped 3 percent on Thursday, as a sudden price tumble in the futures market shattered investor confidence, sending the metal to its biggest one-day drop in more than two months. Silver sank over 5 percent and platinum group metals were lower after gold's big jolt lower early in London trading.
NEW YORK/ LONDON, Sept 12- Gold prices fell 2.6 percent on Thursday, set for their biggest one-day drop in more than two months, weighed down by easing of tensions with Syria and worries the U.S. Bullion's safe-haven appeal declined after Syria accepted a Russian proposal earlier this week to give up chemical weapons.
HONG KONG, Sept 12- Hong Kong shares may start flat on Thursday, tracking sluggish Asian markets, with focus on local property giant Sun Hung Kai interim earnings later in the day. Elsewhere in Asia at 0058 GMT, Japan's Nikkei was down 0.3 percent, while South Korea's KOSPI was flat.
*Gold's safe-haven support falls as Syria fears ebb. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Sept 11- Gold was lower near midday on Wednesday, after hitting a three-week low early, pressured by an easing of tensions with Syria and by worries the U.S.
WASHINGTON, Sept 9- The U.S. derivatives regulator published a long-awaited discussion paper on computerized trading, a first step to what could become new rules for a sector often blamed for market disruptions.
CHICAGO, Sept 6- Citigroup Inc will close its trading desks on the Chicago Board of Trade's grain and financial floors at the end of September and will move most of its floor staff to Citi's office in Chicago, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters on Friday.
*UK's Financial Conduct Authority declines to comment. The company postponed the launch of London- based CME Europe Ltd to Sept. 29, for a trade date of Sept. 30, from Sept. 9, according to a memo to customers.