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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

Futures brokers feel strain from red tape

Number of registered groups is shrinking rapidly say CFTC data

Bourses face closing auction challenge

Banks and asset managers back UK start-up

Bats proposal may boost US small-caps

Proposal by the US stock exchange to turn away thinly-traded stocks could improve market liquidity