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NEW YORK, March 10- U.S. oil fell by more than $1 per barrel on Monday, pressured by an unexpected drop in China's exports that stoked fears of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy. Data from the IntercontinentalExchange showed the same managers raised their bullish Brent positions to their highest since October.
NEW YORK, March 10- U.S. oil fell by more than $1 per barrel on Monday, pressured by an unexpected fall in China's exports that stoked fears of a slowdown in the world's second largest economy. Data from the IntercontinentalExchange showed the same managers raised their bullish Brent positions to their highest since October.
LONDON, March 4- British fraud prosecutors have sifted through "vast amounts" of documents in their case against three former Barclays traders alleged to have rigged crucial Libor benchmark interest rates over a two year period, a London court heard on Tuesday.
HONG KONG, Feb 26- With nearly half of its market value wiped out in the last three years, Hong Kong's stock exchange is hoping that a slate of new initiatives will give it a much needed boost after reporting worse than expected annual earnings on Wednesday.
Last week it listed the first Exchange Traded Fund, or ETF, outside China that tracks the onshore bond market. Otherwise, the HKEx stands to lose ground as China moves towards its goal of full convertibility of the yuan, which would allow foreign investors to trade on mainland exchanges in Shanghai and Shenzhen, unfettered by quotas or other constraints.
NEW YORK, Feb 21- Citadel Securities, one of the top market makers in U.S. stocks and listed stock options, said on Friday that volume on its off-exchange trading platform, Citadel Connect, has nearly tripled in the past year, making it one of the largest U.S. dark pools.
NEW YORK, Feb 19- U.S. natural gas futures sprinted past $6 on Wednesday to their highest price in more than five years, ending up nearly 11 percent on forecasts that more late winter cold weather across the United States will increase heating demand and deplete increasingly thin supplies.
NEW YORK, Feb 19- Nasdaq OMX Group plans to roll out a "kill switch" that would cut off trading of its member firms when pre-set limits are breached, the exchange operator said in a regulatory filing.
Prices will rise even further in 2015 and 2016 as demand for electric generation rises with the shutdown of coal power plants and as exports to Mexico, Europe and Asia increase.
*Q4 EPS of $2, minus items, tops forecasts by 5 cents. NEW YORK, Feb 11- IntercontinentalExchange Group reported a fourth quarter loss on Tuesday because of onetime costs, including those related to its $11 billion purchase of the parent of the New York Stock Exchange, but expense control helped it beat expectations.
Feb 6- Exchange operator BATS Global Markets said on Thursday it would outsource part of the surveillance of its four U.S. stock markets to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, expanding the industry-funded watchdog's oversight to nearly all equities markets.
CHICAGO, Feb 4- Exchange-operator CME Group Inc reported higher quarterly earnings on Tuesday as trading in its flagship interest rate contracts surged 29 percent.
CHICAGO, Feb 4- Exchange operator CME Group Inc reported higher quarterly earnings on Tuesday as trading in its flagship interest rate contracts surged 29 percent. The quarterly profit still fell short of analysts' expectations amid a drop in the average fee paid per contract to CME, which owns the Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
WASHINGTON, Jan 31- A regulatory advisory panel on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission not to launch a test program that would allow the stocks of small-cap companies to trade in wider increments, a recommendation that clashes with a proposal from a different SEC committee.
*Changes effective from April 1. LONDON, Jan 28- NYSE Liffe has revised its cocoa and coffee grading and storage rules to impose limits on how long warehouses can charge rent when delivery or transfer of stock is delayed, a document published on its website showed.
NEW YORK, Jan 22- When computer coders at the IntercontinentalExchange built a platform for trading natural gas in 2001, they only allowed space for two-digit entries.
Rapeseed is the most important oilseed crop in Europe and Euronext already offers rapeseed futures that have become its second-largest agricultural derivatives market in Paris after milling wheat.
Risk controls have been a major focus for the securities industry in the wake of high-profile snafus like the August 2012 glitch at Knight Capital Group, now a part of KCG Holdings Inc, that sent a flood of errant orders to the NYSE, nearly sank the firm and led to its takeover by rival Getco.
NEW YORK, Dec 20- Louis Dreyfus Commodities BV lost a bid on Friday to dismiss a lawsuit by traders accusing it of illegally manipulating the price of cotton futures in 2011.. District Judge Andrew Carter in Manhattan dismissed one claim in the proposed class action, but largely allowed the lawsuit to move forward.
*JPMorgan ranked top for investment banking fees. Investment banking fees totalled $74.7 billion as of Dec. 18, up from $71.3 billion in the same period in 2012, according to data from Thomson Reuters and Freeman Consulting. U.S. bank JPMorgan Chase& Co was the top ranked bank in terms of fees, raking in a total of $5.8 billion year to date.