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Clearers hit back at European plans

Risk managers say Brussels’ proposals underplay stability risks

Bloomberg global outage paralyses investors

Failure delays £3bn UK debt sale and highlights market dependence

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Computerised trading does not require many humans

Confetti and bells herald US equity listings

Solid price gains reward Etsy, Party City and Virtu IPOs

Investors sit in front of a monitor displaying share prices as a dealer speaks on the phone at a securities brokerage in Hong Kong, China, on Thursday, April 9, 2015. Hong Kong stocks surged the most since 2009 amid volume more than four times the average and a frenzy of buying by mainland investors. Photographer: Billy H.C. Kwok/Bloomberg

China derivatives unleash short sellers

Launch of equity index futures offers new tools for bearish bets

DTCC prepares $400m capital raising

US clearing house in closing stages of plan to bolster capital 

Fed official warns of flash crash repeat

Automated trading and new rules identified as trigger for volatility

Virtu IPO aims to show friendly HFT side

Bigger is better in the cut-throat world of rapid-fire trading

Hong Kong exchange becomes world’s largest

Asian bourse displaces US’s CME following share price surge