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  • 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...

  • CHICAGO, April 29- Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures weakened on Friday, weighed down by some end-of-month profit-taking as well as signs that supplies on the cash market remained ample, traders said. CME Group on Thursday evening reported 527 deliveries against the expiring CBOT May soybean contract. At 10:50 a.m. CDT, CBOT July soybeans were down 1-1/ 2...

  • The company, which owns the Chicago Board Options Exchange, said net income allocated to common shareholders rose to $49.2 million, or 60 cents per share, for the quarter ended March 31. That compared with $42.1 million, or 50 cents per share, a year earlier. Excluding items, the company earned 61 cents per share, narrowly missing the average analysts' estimate of 62...

  • CBOE, which owns the Chicago Board Options Exchange, said net income allocated to common shareholders rose to $49.2 million, or 60 cents per share, for the quarter ended March 31, from $42.1 million, or 50 cents per share, a year ago.

  • CHICAGO, April 28- Two futures traders in the United Arab Emirates banned from U.S. commodity markets last month for the disruptive practice known as "spoofing" faced additional penalties from CME Group Inc on Thursday. The Chicago- based futures exchange operator fined traders Nasim Salim $100,000 and Heet Khara $90,000, and permanently barred both from its...

  • April 28- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures market operator, reported an 11.3 percent rise in quarterly profit as a rout in the energy market boosted trading volume. "The solid quarterly activity was underscored by continued momentum in open interest, as we reached a record daily level of 116 million contracts in the first quarter, and open interest...

  • Wall Street

    A class action lawsuit accuses banks of conspiring to limit competition in the $320 trillion market for interest rate swaps.

  • A trader signals offers in the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index futures pit at the CME Group in Chicago.

    The CME Group plans to raise transaction fees on a host of products starting Jan. 1, 2016, pending regulatory approval, the exchange said on Monday.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Major U.S. stock exchanges and Barclays won the dismissal of litigation in which pension funds and other investors accused them of rigging markets.

  • Chicago

    S&P credit rating agency on Thursday downgraded Chicago's general obligation bonds to A- from A+.

  • Shares of Facebook fell below the $38 offer price in the second trading day.

    In a first for a U.S. stock exchange, Nasdaq OMX Group on Thursday agreed to pay $26.5 million to settle a lawsuit involving its bungling of Facebook's IPO.

  • Stung by the loss of the IPO of Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba, the Hong Kong stock exchange took a step towards loosening its listing rules.

  • Tech M&A deals have been 'preposterous': Pro

    Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist, Money Map Press, says he is shifting his attention away from mergers and acquisitions in the technology field to the financial sector.

  • Citadel Connect has nearly tripled in the past year, making it one of the largest U.S. dark pools—where investors can trade anonymously.

  • CME ClearPort home page

    CME Group said one of its clearing systems was hacked in July and the incident is the subject of a federal criminal investigation.

  • Goldman Sachs experienced a trading glitch that caused a huge batch of erroneous trades Tuesday. Many may be canceled but the snafu could still cost Goldman upwards of $100 million.

  • William Brodsky, chairman and chief executive officer of the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

    CBOE won a long-running court battle to prevent rival International Securities Exchange from listing options on two key stock market indexes.

  • Ron Burkle

    After suffering steep losses in one fund, the Yucaipa Companies, the money management firm run by the billionaire Ronald W. Burkle, has cut fees for investors in the portfolio, The New York Times reports.