GFI head makes last call for CME backing

Michael Gooch says he and ex-wife will take cut price for shares

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two businessmen jumping hurdles, illustration by Daniel Haskett ©Daniel Haskett
Low volatility, new rivals and onerous rules are taking their toll
The U.S. flag is arranged for a photograph in New York, U.S., on Thursday, May 26, 2011. The cost of insuring U.S. government debt against losses for one year with credit default swaps is rising while the price of protection over longer periods has fallen, as investors bet the standoff over raising the debt ceiling may drag into August. Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg ©Bloomberg
Comment: Flawed US rules fragment swaps market, says CFTC Commissioner Giancarlo

CME in cocoa contract challenge to ICE

Exchange group’s move into commodity breaks rival’s stranglehold

Small-time traders drive SE Asia futures

Experts warn of need to encourage institutional players

ICE to change Isdafix calculation

Exchange to move away from bank submissions

Borsa Istanbul in talks over stake sale

Turkish exchange aims for deal ahead of coming IPO

Comment: Shenzhen next stop on ‘through train’

Shenzhen will add excitement to Stock Connect

Barclays bites back against NY watchdog

Previously unquestioned law enforcer has hit a dark pool hurdle

US considers delay to OTC swap rules

CFTC discussing margin rules reprieve with regulators

Barclays fights back in dark pool case

Lawyers dispute NY attorney-general’s attempt to bolster suit

IronFX confirms interest in Alpari UK

Unit filed for administration after wracking up huge losses