LSE share trade clearing link to go live

LCH.Clearnet and EuroCCP clearing service begins on October 26

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Clearing houses have been likened to nuclear power stations – necessary, but you would not want them to fail

Old engine of Wall Street is sputtering

Volcker rule still causing much grief within banks

Markets: Can they really be tamed?

Computer models designed to help investors navigate turbulence are accused of making things worse

Incentives in futures trade under scrutiny

Calls for more transparency over discounts, rebates and payments

CFTC head calls for leverage ratio fix

US derivatives regulator pushes looser bank capital requirements

Blockchain initiative pulls in 13 banks

Citi, BofA and Morgan Stanley join movement to broaden use

Market liquidity warning from IMF

Central bank policies may have masked deterioration in trading

Commodity traders cautious on Mifid II

Derivatives and capital requirements will come under greater scrutiny

Europe unveils rules for market overhaul

Regulator plans to extend competition and transparency

Lawsuits say US Treasury market is rigged

Primary dealers alleged to have manipulated prices

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