Disaster plans from clearing house geeks

Central banks prepare to deal with a crisis, as long as it is like the last one, says John Dizard

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Independence crucial to future of the Irish Stock Exchange

Markets are thirsting for liquidity

This week’s price gyrations show that the degree to which assets can be traded matters hugely

Record day for derivatives exchanges

CME, ICE and CBOE report high contract volumes

Banks blame bond volatility on regulation

Liquidity rules said to limit ability to act as shock absorbers

Clearing house recovery plan urged

Regulators’ report says clearing houses continuity ‘essential’

Quick View: CME faces up to painful reality

Chicago exchange faces up to change with job cuts

Singapore’s UOB in futures push to Dubai

UOB seeks to exploit gap left by western banks

US agency aims to grow tri-party clearing

FICC wants to expand service to include funds and large investors

CME cuts 150 jobs in company rejig

Most losses will be technology jobs based in Chicago

Tougher shadow bank rules ‘only the start’

Experts say regulators are leaving open the option of more regulation in future