Protect asset managers from doom-mongers

Regulators should calibrate their response to risk, not inflict pain on mutual funds, writes Huw van Steenis

Bitcoin’s blockchain catches Wall St’s eye

Wall St lured by efficiency promise of the technology behind bitcoin

Hong Kong regulator rejects voting change

Stock exchange told to rethink plan for dual class shareholdings

ICE signs new Singapore clearing members

Derivatives exchange expected to launch before the end of 2015

Optiver pays $17m to end class action

Volatility spurs record annual profits at Dutch group

CFTC’s Bowen aims at corporate governance

Derivatives market regulator calls for more board accountability

Moody’s to reassess clearing house risks

Industry worries about new ‘too big to fail’ entities

Nigeria exchange to overhaul its markets

African bourse prepares to demutualise

Clearing houses do not eliminate risk

They can be centres of risk, amplifying problems instead of alleviating them, writes Gary Cohn

ECB’s €1bn settlement project to go live

Europe set for single settlement system after eight-year wait

Repo market faces structural challenge

Efforts to trade through clearing houses meet opposition

LCH.Clearnet warns over declining repo

World’s largest clearing house warns on margin flexibility

Saudi market opening just the start

Middle East bourse plans infrastructure upgrade

Singapore urges closer Asean integration

Calls for closer post-trade links for Southeast Asia

Job Moves: who is hiring and where

The latest job moves and coverage of people making the news in the world’s financial capitals

Bourses turn to Asia amid rules deadlock

Derivatives markets eye expansion from China

Investors in switch from CME to LCH

Price difference is encouraging switch of clearing venue

Ex-NYSE head backs blockchain start-up

Symbiont to use bitcoin ledger for ‘smart securities’ platform

LME puts its foot on high-speed pedal

Exchange famed for open-outcry broadens access to algos

Germany’s debt office set for derivatives clearing

Interest rate swaps help manage bond portfolio