LSE targets openings as Borse Dubai exits

Stake sold as exchange plans new products and bourse links

Plato runs technology ‘beauty parade’

New European venue underscores mutual ethos with public vote

Financial technology groups rake in $12bn

Investments triple in digital challengers to banks

Better trade data would improve markets

Investors could assess the impact of dark pools and high-speed trading with better public trade data

LSE clearing link hit by regulatory delay

EuroCCP and LCH.Clearnet move stalled by Swiss franc

US swaps market resists futures model

Exchange-style trading slow to gain traction despite reform efforts

OCC to consider tech overhaul

Appointment of new CIO is ‘opportune time’, says chief

Swap dealers making tool to price deals

Big dealers forced into more co-operation by tougher markets rules

Barclays in SunGard cost savings deal

Outsourcing extended to include trade processing and regulation

Virtu hopes time can heal HFT furore

New York trading powerhouse looks again at flotation

Dealmaking saga over GFI nears conclusion

Shareholders vote down deal with CME to support BGC

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

Last shout looms for US option traders

Open outcry gives way to derivatives e-trades

Companies diary: February 23 - February 27

Diary commentary from FT reporters

Call for City ‘black book’ of bad apple traders

BoE adviser sees need for information-sharing in clean-up drive

Australian exchange in technology overhaul

ASX to replace entire trading and post-trade systems

ICE commits to NYSE for at least 2 years

Big Board’s value lies in listings franchise and data business, says chief

Europe exempts FX futures from clearing

Esma move is a blow for local clearing houses

FCA rebukes equity crowdfunders

Regulator says customers have been given a ‘misleading’ impression

Watchdogs home in on financial technology

Today’s innovation can quickly become tomorrow’s mis-selling scandal