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  • *Acquisition of Irish Stock Exchange helps Q2 core earnings. The pan-European bourse runs markets in Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin and Portugal. But it is heavily dependent on share trading for revenues and is already taking steps to diversify by moving into foreign exchange and buying the Irish Stock Exchange, which lists bonds.

  • July 10- CME Group Inc said on Tuesday it will develop the first physically deliverable U.S. liquefied natural gas futures contract as growing worldwide demand has made the United States a key LNG exporter. While LNG trade on exchanges like the CME is still small, experts believe volumes will increase rapidly in the near future as the United States becomes one of...

  • LONDON, July 3- Two of the world's top exchanges, Chicago's Cboe Global Markets and the London Stock Exchange Group will open European Union stock trading venues in Amsterdam in time for Britain's departure from the bloc next March, adding to the Dutch city's Brexit spoils. Success in attracting Cboe Europe, the largest pan- European stock exchange by market...

  • LONDON, July 3- Chicago- based Cboe Global Markets will open a European Union stock trading venue in Amsterdam in time for Britain's departure from the bloc next March, adding to the Dutch city's Brexit spoils. Success in attracting Cboe Europe, the largest pan- Europe stock exchange by market share, is a major win for Amsterdam and helps counter a trend for banks and...

  • CHICAGO, July 2- During the first three months in which the CME Group allowed privately negotiated "block trades" in agricultural futures and options, 75 percent of those trades occurred in highly liquid nearby contracts, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said in a report on Monday. That trend runs contrary to grain industry expectations for block...

  • CHICAGO, July 2- During the first three months in which the CME Group allowed privately negotiated "block trades" in agricultural futures and options, 75 percent of those trades occurred in highly liquid nearby contracts, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said in a report on Monday. That trend runs contrary to grain industry expectations for block...

  • PARIS, June 26- CME Group is to introduce options contracts for its Black Sea wheat and corn futures as it seeks to further develop the derivatives targeting a major export zone. The cash-settled wheat futures have attracted regular volume, in contrast with CME's illiquid Black Sea wheat contract with physical delivery dating back to 2012..

  • May 31- Open interest on U.S. Treasury and interest rate futures fell sharply on Wednesday for a second straight day, suggesting that more traders were exiting bets they had placed on bond market weakness, CME Group data released on Thursday showed. On Tuesday, prices on U.S. bond and rates futures jumped on record volume as investors piled into them in a safe-haven...

  • *Focus on industrial users may help avoid big price swings. *London- based LME aims to launch aluminium premium contract. BEIJING, May 15- Shanghai Futures Exchange said on Tuesday it would launch China's first real-time platform for trading physical commodities from copper to chemicals, as it seeks to improve transparency and challenge rivals in the global...

  • CME, which owns the Chicago Board of Trade, said average daily volume jumped 30 percent to an all-time high of 22.2 million contracts. This pushed clearing and transaction fees, CME's biggest revenue stream, up 23 percent to $973.6 million in the three months ended March 31. The company's net income rose to $598.8 million, or $1.76 per share, in the first quarter...

  • April 26- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange, posted a 50 percent jump in quarterly profit on Thursday as a spike in market volatility lifted trading volumes. The company's net income rose to $598.8 million, or $1.76 per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $399.8 million, or $1.18 per share, a year earlier. Total revenue rose to $1.11...

  • April 24- London Stock Exchange Group reported higher quarterly income on Tuesday, amid growing signs it is making peace with an influential activist investor after a turbulent 2017.. Hedge fund TCI led an unsuccessful campaign to oust LSE Chairman Donald Brydon last year over his handling of the departure of long-standing group CEO Xavier Rolet.

  • OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 5- Global grain merchant Bunge Ltd and U.S. farmer-owned cooperatives hit exchange-operator CME Group Inc with complaints at a regulatory advisory committee meeting on Thursday over private transactions which critics say reduce transparency in agricultural markets. CME, which owns the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago...

  • OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 5- Global grain merchant Bunge Ltd and U.S. farmer-owned cooperatives hit exchange-operator CME Group Inc with complaints at a regulatory advisory committee meeting on Thursday over private transactions which critics say reduce transparency in agricultural markets. CME, which owns the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago...

  • The new British Virgin Islands- based trading platform, known as CoinfloorEX, is aimed at hedge funds, proprietary trading firms and sophisticated retail investors, as well as cryptocurrency miners, Mark Lamb, co-founder of Coinfloor, said in an interview. "When you talk to the liquidity providers, they all say the same thing, which is they want a physically...

  • NEW YORK, March 26- U.S. securities regulators should not stand in the way of exchange-traded funds that hold cryptocurrencies like bitcoin from coming to the market as they are essentially the same as other ETFs that hold commodities, said exchange operator Cboe Global Markets. Yet bitcoin has been volatile, swinging from a 2018 high of $17,234.99 on Jan. 6 to a...

  • LONDON, March 16- European shares saw a muted start to trading on Friday, with exchange delays hampering trade in German equities, though NEX Group was a big mover after a takeover offer. Germany's DAX index did not open, and trading in Siemens' Healthineers was also delayed. Deal-making was once again in focus on European stocks, with shares in exchange operator NEX...

  • The new London- based trading platform, known as CoinfloorEX, is aimed at hedge funds, proprietary trading firms and sophisticated retail investors, as well as cryptocurrency miners, Mark Lamb, co-founder of Coinfloor, said in an interview. "When you talk to the liquidity providers, they all say the same thing, which is they want a physically delivered futures...

  • March 2- Wall Street analysts wasted no time in raising forecasts for exchange operators CME Group Inc and Nasdaq Inc after last month's historic stock market volatility, but industry watchers warned the companies may suffer if the selloff becomes deeper and more prolonged. "High volumes directly translates into revenue for exchange operators," said Stephen...

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 26- Asia's booming liquefied natural gas market has seen exchanges and commodity price agencies vie to become the region's leading price benchmark. With over 70 percent of global LNG consumed in Asia, and growth concentrated in this region, it adds a potentially lucrative business to the company's already profitable operations providing oil...