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  • 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...

  • PARIS, July 4- CME Group faces a tough task getting Europe's grain trade to adopt U.S.-style wheat futures, but backing from big French grain handlers gives it a chance of challenging Euronext in a market some traders say has room for only one exchange. CME, the owner of the Chicago Board of Trade whose prices are a global benchmark for grain, will launch trading in...

  • BRIEF-LSE SHARES DOWN 0.5 PCT AFTER CO'S SHAREHOLDERS APPROVE. July 4- London Stock Exchange Group:. *Shares in London Stock Exchange down 0.5 pct after its shareholders vote to approve LSE-Deutsche Boerse merger.

  • LSE, which along with the German exchange has vowed to press ahead with the merger despite Britain's vote to leave the European Union, said more than 99.89 percent of votes cast at a shareholder meeting were in favour of the deal.

  • CORRECTED-LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP PLC- 99.89 PERCENT OF VOTES CAST AT A SHAREHOLDER MEETING WERE IN FAVOR OF DEUTSCHE BOERSE DEAL.

  • RPT-LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP PLC - RESULT OF MEETING.

  • LONDON, July 4- The London Stock Exchange Group asked its shareholders to back a $27 billion merger with Deutsche Boerse on Monday, dismissing concerns it was "shackling itself to a corpse" after Britain voted to leave the European Union. Dinesh Jain, an individual shareholder, asked why, given that Britain was leaving the EU, "do we want to shackle ourselves to a...