LSE plans £938m rights issue for US deal

Exchange taps shareholders to fund Russell acquisition

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Banks’ once-mighty trading businesses are humbled. Will a return of volatility to the markets revive them?
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Xavier Rolet lays down an exchange marker

HFT ‘cheetahs’ get Chilton as an adviser

Ex CFTC commissioner to advise high-speed trader industry group

ICAP opens Singapore coal derivatives desk

Broker seeks to tap increasing Asia demand for commodities hedging

CFTC and traders clash on cotton verdict

Regulator says 2011 episode of extreme price moves was ‘orderly’

Global exchanges line up for KRX stake

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

BM&FBovespa to launch clearing house

Move will inject R$20bn into Brazil’s markets

Nasdaq tech fail causes ‘stuck’ orders

Latest in string of system issues

Lance Uggla, CEO of Markit Group, photographed in his office by the Tower of London.
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Markit tops revenue and profits estimates

UK financial data provider records growth in all business lines

S Korea to double stock trading limit

Shares on Kospi to be allowed to rise or fall by up to 30% daily


High-speed traders flee investment banks

Specialised trading groups step up recruitment