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  • SAO PAULO, April 5- Sao Paulo bourse operator BM&FBOVESPA has acquired a 4.1 percent stake in Bolsa Mexicana de Valores SAB with an investment of 640 million pesos, the Brazilian bourse said on Tuesday in a securities filing. BM&FBOVESPA said its investment in the 120- year-old Mexican stock market was worth about 136 million reais. BM&FBOVESPA said it will...

  • WASHINGTON, April 5- A federal court in New York fined two United Arab Emirates residents more than $2.6 million to settle charges of "spoofing" in the gold and silver futures markets and permanently banned them from trading, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission said on Tuesday. It said on Tuesday that CME Group, the Securities and Commodities Authority of...

  • MUMBAI, April 5- Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd aims to list next year, its CEO said, in a deal that will raise the profile of Asia's oldest bourse at a time of industry consolidation, as investors such as Deutsche Boerse AG get the opportunity to cash out. The exchange expects to file a prospectus for its initial public offering and get regulatory approval within six to...

  • April 4- Exchange operator BATS Global Markets Inc said its initial public offering was expected to be priced at between $17 and $19 per share, valuing the company at up to $2 billion. The offering of 11.2 million shares, to be listed on the BATS Exchange, could raise as much as $212.8 million. Selling shareholders include Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup,...

  • April 4- Bats Global Markets Inc said its initial public offering of 11.2 million shares was expected to be priced between $17 and $19 per share. At the upper end of the range the IPO could raise as much as $212.8 million. Bats Global Markets is an operator of exchanges and services for financial markets.

  • NEW YORK, April 1- NYSE Arca has suspended trading in eight symbols for the balance of the trading day because of a technical issue, including Amazon.com and both classes of Alphabet Inc shares, according to an alert from the exchange. The NYSE said the problem was not a system or trading issue but a market data issue affecting a small subset of stocks that it was...

  • NEW YORK, April 1- NYSE Arca has suspended trading in eight symbols for the balance of the trading day due to a technical issue, including Amazon.com and both classes of Alphabet Inc shares, according to an alert from the exchange. The NYSE recently rolled out a new trading platform, called "Pillar" on Feb. 1, but it was not known if issues with the new platform had spurred...

  • April 1- Hong Kong's benchmark index suffered its biggest one-day loss in five weeks on Friday, after rating agency Standard& Poor's downgraded its outlook for China and Hong Kong. The Hang Seng index fell 1.3 percent, to 20,498.92, its biggest one-day percentage loss since Feb. 25. S&P on Thursday cut its outlook for China's sovereign credit rating to negative...

  • MEXICO CITY, March 31- Moody's cut its outlook for Mexico's credit rating on Thursday to negative from stable due to the country's low economic growth, dicey external environment, and a chance the government may pour more funds into propping up state-owned oil firm Pemex. The credit rating agency maintained Mexico's sovereign rating at A3, but said Latin...

  • SHANGHAI, April 1- China's yuan weakened on Friday as a cut in the country's credit rating by S&P offset stronger-than-expected growth in China's March manufacturing activity. Rating agency S&P on Thursday cut its outlook for China's sovereign credit rating to negative from stable, but maintained the rating at AA-, saying the government's reform agenda is on...

  • SYDNEY, April 1- Copper futures inched up on Friday, following an overnight spurt of end-of-quarter selling, with gains tempered as investors weighed the impact of S&P's downgrade for China's outlook versus an unexpected growth in the country's manufacturing activity. Rating agency S&P on Thursday cut its outlook for China's sovereign credit rating to...

  • SHANGHAI, April 1- China and Hong Kong stocks were little changed at the open on Friday, but edged lower as investors weighed the impact of S&P's downgrade of the outlook for the country's economy versus unexpected growth in China's March manufacturing activity. Rating agency S&P on Thursday cut its outlook for China's sovereign credit rating to negative from...

  • NEW YORK, March 31- Nasdaq Inc is in negotiations with several brokers to host and run their private stock trading venues, or dark pools, within its data center, two of the exchange operator's executives said on Thursday. There are nearly 40 of the broker-run alternative trading systems in the United States that compete with 12 public exchanges, including Nasdaq...

  • NEW YORK, March 31- Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has met with Wall Street credit rating agencies this week, telling them Michigan's economy is doing "very well" in the face of a lowered credit outlook, Snyder said on Thursday. "Michigan economically is doing very well." Two weeks ago, just before Michigan's most recent bond offering, Standard& Poor's Ratings Services...

  • NEW YORK, March 31- Transatlantic exchange operator Nasdaq Inc would consider acquiring Oslo Bors VPS Holding ASA if the Norwegian stock exchange operator was willing to sell, one of Nasdaq's executives said on Thursday. The New York- based company runs stock exchanges in Denmark, Finland, Sweden, and Iceland, as well as in Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania.

  • TORONTO, March 30- The chief executive of Canada's dominant stock exchange operator, TMX Group Ltd, said on Wednesday the country's capital market rules must swiftly adapt to technological changes and rising competition. Lou Eccleston declined to say what specific changes the company wants to see, but suggested the market is now fundamentally different with...

  • LONDON, March 21- Euro zone bond yields hovered on Monday near lows hit last week, with Spain in focus after the wealthy region of Catalonia was downgraded. The rating agency cited weakening financial management and maintained a negative outlook on the region where a drive towards independence from Spain has grown. "The downgrade of Catalonia is a very bad omen...

  • SYDNEY, March 21- Australian bourse operator ASX Ltd said its chief executive officer has quit as police investigate allegations of bribery at gambling company Tabcorp Holdings Ltd, which he formerly headed. Tabcorp last week revealed it was under investigation by Australian Federal Police over a payment concerning a Cambodian business opportunity in...

  • *CEO Elmer Funke Kupper's resignation is effective immediately. SYDNEY, March 21- Australian bourse operator ASX Ltd said its chief executive officer has quit to focus on unspecified potential investigations relating to his former role as head of gambling company Tabcorp Holdings Ltd.. Elmer Funke Kupper's resignation comes six days after Tabcorp said the...

  • March 18- Rating agency Moody's said the eurozone sovereigns' ratings will likely remain stable in 2016-2017 but fading fiscal consolidation, limited progress on structural reforms and rising political risks limit upside potential and create longer-term risks. The rating agency's caution come after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi warned...