O’Malia to take helm at Isda

Former CFTC commissioner to lead global derivatives group

Coal cars lined up at Lamberts Point.
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US railways: Back on track

Train operators are cashing in on shale gas but their improved fortunes could be undermined

Dodd-Frank: safer banks, slower economy?

Institutions say the reforms cost consumers and small business

US Senate ire at $6bn tax ‘fiction’

Renaissance Technologies, Deutsche Bank and Barclays accused

Barclays ‘dark pool’ trades dry up

Clients flee in wake of US lawsuit over high frequency activity

LME hands copper traders a ‘standing’ order

Fines for breaches of open outcry etiquette in ‘the Ring’

Tech Beat: The new Markits

Exchanges and banks become venture capital suppliers to start-ups

Banks beat bonus cap with cash allowances

Watchdog signals crackdown on ‘role-based’ payments for senior staff

Flowers warns of banking crisis

Gold moves where dollars fear to trade

There is a quiet, but growing, market for trade settlement in gold

Respite for derivatives deals from rules

European Commission agrees with proposal status

ICAP sheds brokers in profits battle

Heaviest declines came in global broking unit

Complaints to privacy watchdog soar

Consumers seek greater control over their personal data

‘Dark pool’ trading drops at Barclays

Volume down by a third after lawsuit brought

US securities sector in push to cut fees

Sifma unveils recommendations to promote access to market data

US offers immunity to forex traders

DoJ hopes London staff will swap information for protection

BoE pushing to ease Basel capital rules

Central bank seeks to level loan playing field for smaller groups

Alibaba filing puts value at $133bn

Rise of $14bn since June as ecommerce group prepares for IPO

Cynk sinks after 36,000% climb

Meteoric rise stalls for a former penny stock with one employee

Tullett Prebon wins $33.3m from BGC

BGC hired more than 80 brokers from Tullett in 2009