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  • Several exchanges, including Nasdaq Inc and Bats Global Markets Inc declared "self-help" against the NYSE, which occurs when an exchange is dealing with internal problems processing trades and needs to send orders through alternate venues. The NYSE announced the issue at 9:47 a.m. EDT which affected roughly 200 symbols, including Jones Lang LaSalle Inc, C. R....

  • WASHINGTON, May 17- Cyber security is the biggest risk facing the financial system, the chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday. The SEC, which oversees U.S. securities markets, said some major exchanges, dark pools and clearing houses did not have cyber policies in place that matched the sort of risks they faced. "What we found, as a general...

  • *UK officials also visit China to discuss regulation- sources. HONG KONG/ BEIJING, May 15- China has asked Britain for advice on plans to create a financial super-regulator, as it looks to improve financial oversight following last year's stock market crash, sources with knowledge of the talks told Reuters. The discussions between representatives from China and...

  • PARIS, May 13- European stock exchange operator Euronext said on Friday it was on the lookout for tie-ups of its own as rivals Deutsche Boerse and London Stock Exchange Group negotiate a $30 billion merger. The fusion of its rivals in Frankfurt and London will create a group big enough to eclipse Euronext, prompting the smaller stock exchange operator in Paris to...

  • BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, May 13- The zloty and Polish government bonds firmed amid hopes that Moody's will only worsen the outlook of Poland's credit rating later on Friday rather than cutting the rating itself. In January, rating agency S&P downgraded Poland's credit rating, saying the ruling conservative government had weakened the independence of key...

  • SAO PAULO, May 12- BM&FBovespa SA, Latin America's largest financial exchange operator, returned to profit in the first quarter as increased market volatility bolstered equities and derivatives revenues and efforts to contain expenses bore fruit. Net income came in at 339.5 million reais last quarter, while profit adjusted by one-time items totaled 471.801...

  • LONDON/ FRANKFURT, May 12- London Stock Exchange Group and Deutsche Boerse will let shareholders decide on their proposed $30 billion merger after Britain's June referendum on European Union membership, three sources familiar with the matter said. No final decision has yet been taken about the exact date of the shareholder votes, but both exchanges will give...

  • LONDON/ FRANKFURT, May 12- London Stock Exchange Group and Deutsche Boerse plan to hold shareholder votes on their proposed merger after Britain's referendum on whether to stay in the European Union, three sources familiar with the matter said. This would have forced U.S. group Intercontinental Exchange to file any counterbid seven days before that meeting,...

  • LONDON, May 11- British finance minister George Osborne said on Wednesday he did not have concerns at the prospect of a German company taking over Britain's London Stock Exchange Group. Asked by a lawmaker if he was worried about the $30 billion deal between Deutsche Boerse and LSE on the grounds of nationality, Osborne said: "No I am not, and one of the remarkable...

  • LONDON, May 11- British police seized checks for $22 million related to a suspected Russian organized crime scam that used the London futures market to launder cash through two Russian companies, a Swiss firm and a British Virgin Islands investment group. After a four-month investigation by police and exchanges operator Intercontinental Exchange Inc, City...

  • HONG KONG, May 10- Debt owed by China's state-owned enterprises is higher than in any other rated nation and failure to curb risks from these liabilities would curb growth, lower credit availability and ultimately lead to state support, Moody's said on Tuesday. In a report, the credit rating agencies said SOE liabilities stood at 115 percent of gross domestic...

  • BUDAPEST, May 5- The Polish zloty eased on Thursday, unlike other currencies in Central Europe which made slight gains, on fears that government spending plans and other political measures could prompt a Moody's rating downgrade. In January, rating agency S&P downgraded Poland's credit rating, saying the ruling conservative government had weakened the...

  • May 4- London Stock Exchange Group Plc. *ICE has been provided with information and had access to management under rule 20.2 of UK takeover code. *Board of LSEG notes announcement made by ICE.

  • LONDON/ BENGALURU, May 4- The New York Stock Exchange's owner shelved plans on Wednesday to gatecrash a merger between London Stock Exchange Group Plc and its German counterpart, saying it no longer intended to stage a rival bid for the British bourse. Intercontinental Exchange Inc's CEO Jeffrey Sprecher accused the London exchange of failing to respond to the...

  • LONDON/ BENGALURU, May 4- The New York Stock Exchange's owner shelved plans on Wednesday to gatecrash a merger between London Stock Exchange Group Plc and its German counterpart, saying it no longer intended to stage a rival bid for the British bourse. Intercontinental Exchange Inc's CEO Jeffrey Sprecher accused the London exchange of failing to respond to the...

  • LONDON, May 4- U.S. exchange and clearing house operator Intercontinental Exchange Inc said on Wednesday it did not intend to make a rival offer for London Stock Exchange Group Plc, which has agreed to merge with German peer Deutsche Boerse. However there were concerns about whether European regulators would have approved such a deal, and how attractive the...

  • LONDON, May 4- Exchange and clearing house operator Intercontinental Exchange Inc said on Wednesday it did not intend to make an offer for London Stock Exchange Group Plc, which has agreed to merge with German peer Deutsche Boerse. "Following due diligence on the information made available, ICE determined that there was insufficient engagement to confirm the...

  • ICE, which owns the New York Stock Exchange, will soon launch a real-time pricing index for bitcoin, after it began publishing settlement prices in May 2015, said Dwijen Gandhi, head of indexes for the NYSE, in a statement. The NYSE also is evaluating the inclusion of data from a number of exchanges for its settlement price, which was initially based only on...

  • LONDON, May 2- London Stock Exchange Group and Deutsche Boerse may have to delay a vote on their proposed merger until after Britain's EU referendum, handing more time to Intercontinental Exchange to decide whether to make a counter-bid for the British bourse. ICE would have to file any counterbid seven days before that meeting- with Britain's future in the...

  • FRANKFURT, April 29- German exchange operator Deutsche Boerse has retracted comments by two senior executives about its planned $30 billion merger with LSE Group at the request of the British takeover authority. The retractions highlight the need for the two exchanges to tread carefully while they work to obtain approvals for their merger against the...