BGC to buy UK interdealer broker RP Martin

US group buys organisation at centre of Libor scandal

Comment: The benchmark of success

Battle for indices heralds market shift, writes BCG’s Will Rhode

CME raises GFI offer to fend off rival bid

US group aims to secure interdealer broker with cash and shares

BGC extends deadline for GFI offer

Interdealer broker says it has backing of 31% of shareholders

HK-Shanghai stock link starts November 17

Regulators and stock exchanges approve launch of Stock Connect

New push to ease Japan commodity trading

LDP politician pushes to ease commodity futures trading laws

two businessmen jumping hurdles, illustration by Daniel Haskett
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Trading industry strives to find its form

Low volatility, new rivals and onerous rules are taking their toll

Erkan to retire as chief executive of WFE

Lobbyist for main exchanges to search for new head

BGC in hostile $675m bid for rival GFI

Interdealer broker acts after ‘delays’ in striking negotiated deal

GFI in a bind with BGC proposal

GFI Group may find it difficult to resist overtures from rival

Time to focus on Chinese derivatives

Beijing focused on developing key market infrastructure

CME on spot in GFI battle

The summer duel for the US interdealer broker is absorbing

CME names Vermaas to lead in Europe

Former Amsterdam SE chief to take up new role in January

BGC $675m offer for GFI to trump CME bid

US interdealer offering a premium of more than 15% on CME’s deal

Fund managers warn on China trading rules

Threat posed to success of direct access to stocks for foreigners

Investors tap into IEX fundraising

Trading venue featured in Flash Boys aims to join the big league

Global exchanges line up for KRX stake

CME, D-Börse and S&P seek 2.5% slice of Korea Exchange

ICE begins hunt for interest rates head

New hire set to lead Liffe and push clearing of rate swaps

Gibson-Smith to step down as LSE chairman

Announcement made to shareholders at annual meeting

Qatar to sell down stake in LSE

Sovereign wealth fund to reduce stake before rights issue