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  • BRIEF-LSE GROUP SAYS SHARE EXCHANGE BAR LOWERED FOR DEUTSCHE. July 13- London Stock Exchange Group Plc:. *Holdco lowered threshold needed for acceptances under exchange offer from 75 pct to 60 pct of Deutsche Börse shares.

  • The case for merging the London and German stock exchanges has strengthened since the Brexit vote, a Bundesbank board member said on Wednesday.

  • FRANKFURT, July 13- London must prepare to lose euro trading and clearing activities once Britain leaves the European Union but the business case for merging the London and German stock exchanges has been strengthened, Bundesbank board member Andreas Dombret said on Wednesday. Indeed, Germany's financial regulator Bafin last month said London could not...

  • *Q1 EBS average daily volumes fall 15 pct to $83 bln. July 13- Interdealer broker ICAP reported a 15 percent slump in first-quarter average daily volume on its foreign exchange trading platform EBS, despite a trading surge after Britain's vote to leave the European Union sent sterling plunging. The company, soon to be named NEX Group after the sale of its telephone...

  • LONDON, July 12- China has loomed large over the world of industrial raw materials for many years. But this is the year that China has emerged from the limelight to take centre-stage in the trading of those metals. The following month, on April 21, more than 240 million tonnes of steel rebar traded on the Shanghai Futures Exchange, equivalent to around a third of...

  • July 12- Bats Global Markets Inc said on Tuesday it would roll out a policing program for its U.S. equities and options exchanges for better surveillance and investigation of trading activity. Bats Community Policing Program will help facilitate talks between the company's regulatory team and the trading community by creating a forum to share market...

  • LONDON, July 12- China has loomed large over the world of industrial raw materials for many years. But this is the year that China has emerged from the limelight to take centre-stage in the trading of those metals. The following month, on April 21, more than 240 million tonnes of steel rebar traded on the Shanghai Futures Exchange, equivalent to around a third of...

  • BRIEF-LSE-DB LOWERS THRESHOLD OF ACCEPTANCE OFFER FOR THE. July 11- London Stock Exchange Group Plc:. *Acceptance period of exchange offer will be extended by two weeks and will now expire on July 26 2016 at 24:00.

  • BUDAPEST, July 11- The forint led a rise of Central European assets on Monday as investors stuck to hopes that expect credit rating agencies would upgrade Hungary in coming weeks, shrugging off Moody's decision not to change its junk rating on Friday. Sentiment was positive after Japan's announcement of fiscal stimulus and Polish and Hungarian government...

  • July 11- London Stock Exchange Group Plc and Deutsche Boerse are considering lowering the approval threshold they need to achieve from the German exchange's investors to push their deal through, as they try to keep the merger on track following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. "The fact that Deutsche Boerse is considering lowering the threshold...

  • July 11- London Stock Exchange Group Plc, whose shareholders overwhelmingly voted to approve a plan to merge with Deutsche Boerse, said on Monday the companies were evaluating the potential lowering of the approval threshold for the German Exchange's investors. Deutsche Boerse said on Sunday it was concerned that the 75 percent threshold for its...

  • FRANKFURT, July 10- Deutsche Boerse AG is considering lowering the approval threshold for its proposed merger with London Stock Exchange Group Plc from shareholders representing 75 percent of its shares, the German exchange said on Sunday. London Stock Exchange Group said on July 7 that the U.S. and Russian authorities had approved the $27 billion merger.

  • July 7- London Stock Exchange Group said on Thursday that U.S. and Russian authorities had approved its $27 billion merger with Deutsche Boerse, giving it the first set of regulatory clearances needed to create a European exchange giant. LSEG shareholders and industry experts have also questioned the viability of the deal after Britain's shock vote to leave...

  • BRIEF-LSEG GAINS U.S., RUSSIAN APPROVAL FOR DEUTSCHE BOERSE. July 7- London Stock Exchange Group Plc:. *Russian antimonopoly service of Russian Federation has issued a clearance decision.

  • LONDON, July 7- Credit rating agency Fitch said on Thursday that 2016 looked set to be a record year for sovereign downgrades, following more than a dozen cuts in the first half and 22 countries now on downgrade warnings. The slump in oil and metals prices at the start of the year triggered cuts for seven of the 10 most commodity-dependent countries while Britain is...

  • LONDON, July 7- Below is a list of countries that are rated triple-A, the highest grade, by at least two of the three big credit rating agencies, Standard& Poor's, Moody's and Fitch. S&P cut Australia's rating outlook to negative from stable on Thursday. S&P Moody's Fitch Australia AAA negative Aaa stable AAA stable Canada AAA stable Aaa stable AAA stable Denmark AAA...

  • BRASILIA, July 6- BM&FBovespa SA, Latin America's largest financial exchange operator, has paid 44 million reais for a 10 percent stake in the Colombian stock exchange, the company said in a securities filing on Wednesday.

  • NEW YORK, July 5- A judge for the Securities and Exchange Commission opened the door for U.S. exchanges to charge more for their high-speed data products, a move that could reduce the number of high-frequency trading firms that trade large quantities of securities. Brenda Murray, chief administrative law judge for the SEC, last month rejected a petition by a...

  • FRANKFURT, July 5- Deutsche Boerse signaled on Tuesday that the headquarters of the European giant to be created from its merger with the London Stock Exchange Group may have to be outside the United Kingdom after the Brexit vote. However, Germany's financial market regulator said last week that London could not host the headquarters of the merged group once...

  • LONDON, July 4- London Stock Exchange Group Plc shareholders have overwhelmingly voted to approve a plan to merge with Deutsche Boerse, hoping the deal can go through despite Britain's vote to leave the European Union. The British company asked its shareholders to back its $27 billion merger with its German counterpart to create a European exchange giant on...