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ICE Futures U.S. to End Floor Trading for Options

Leslie Josephs of The Wall Street Journal writes that the IntercontinentalExchange Inc. (ICE), one of the world’s largest futures exchanges, will get rid of floor trading for certain options contracts, including some of the world’s most widely traded soft commodities … Continue reading

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Study: High-Speed Trading Hurts Long-Term Investors

WASHINGTON—Scott Patterson of The Wall Street Journal reports that some of the most heavily traded U.S. stocks might also be among the most expensive to trade, costing investors as much as $2.5 billion a year, according to a New York … Continue reading

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Fink blasts BlackRock stock-picking performance

Mike Foster and Sophie Baker of the Financial News report that Larry Fink, chief executive of BlackRock, last week branded the recent performance of the asset manager’s stock-pickers as unacceptable and pledged to hire others to turn it round. His … Continue reading

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Greifeld touts recovery from Facebook

Shanny Basar of the Financial News reports today that Bob Greifeld, chief executive of Nasdaq OMX, said the exchange was emerging from its Facebook problems and that it expected its new compensation plan for Facebook losses to help it move … Continue reading

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CFTC proposes derivative products for clearing under new rules

Dow Jones Newswires reports The Commodity Futures Trading Commission yesterday proposed derivative products that could be the first ones subject to the agency’s new regulatory system for derivatives. The CFTC proposed that certain credit default swaps and interest-rate swaps should … Continue reading

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Thai bourse moves to bolster clearing

Jeremy Grant of the Financial Times reports the Stock Exchange of Thailand has signed an agreement with the Korea Exchange (KRX) to upgrade its clearing and settlement system in the latest example of Asian exchanges moving to cope with increasing … Continue reading

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Thomson Reuters and GFI to Launch Chinese Money Broker

Farah Khalique of the Financial News writes that the international news and data provider Thomson Reuters and interdealer-broker GFI have teamed up with China’s State Development and Investment Corporation Trust to launch a voice and electronic brokerage for the country’s … Continue reading

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Icap Fights to Save its Currency Franchise

Today in the Financial News, Tom Osborn writes that it wasn’t just the economic gloom, or the unrelenting rain that prompted Icap chief executive Michael Spencer to call trading conditions in the past three months the most challenging of his … Continue reading

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Retail Forex Platform OANDA Hit By Security Breach

Eva Szalay of The Wall Street Journal reports that some accounts on retail currency trading platform OANDA were hacked into last week, with approximately 0.2% of clients affected, according to an email sent to clients and seen by Dow Jones … Continue reading

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UBS MTF Proves Clearing Choice Delivers An Edge

Tim Cave of the Financial News writes today that when Benjamin Disraeli was first elected prime minister in 1868 he proudly exclaimed he had “climbed to the top of the greasy pole”. Executives at UBS and Goldman Sachs, which have … Continue reading

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