LSE sells Russell Investments for $1.15bn

UK exchange offloads asset manager to US private equity groups

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US stocks

Nasdaq eyes dark-pool surveillance market

Exchange looks at manipulation in off-exchange trading

Renminbi scheme reflects Swift spy fears

China launches system to streamline cross-border payments

BlackRock seeks share trading rules shift

Fund manager calls for further automation of opening procedures

Trading curbs hit China futures market

Liquidity evaporates after crackdown targeting speculators

Market stress puts focus on algo traders

Computerised systems do not cope well with big rush of orders at times of high volatility

Forex traders score victory against IG

Spread betting firm compensates some clients over Swiss franc losses

A Bloomberg terminal.

Alphabet to back Symphony service

Google investment would mark a departure into serving Wall Street

Winklevoss bitcoin launch ready to open

Regulator approves licence as start-ups struggle for sustainability

Singapore exchange offers custom indices

Move is first by Asian exchange but global trend well established