European markets rules set for year delay

MEPs soften opposition to postponing new legislation

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The nuclear power plant site of Areva in Tricastin, southern France, Friday, Nov 25, 2011. France's president tries to defend nuclear energy and persuade voters it's the cheapest, cleanest option for the future even as other countries abandon it after Japan's nuclear disaster in favor of safer energy sources. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, Pool) ©AP
Clearing houses have been likened to nuclear power stations – necessary, but you would not want them to fail

Citic cited for misreporting derivatives

Misreporting equity swaps may have concealed margin lending

Leverage and liquidity are risks to watch

Asset managers must work with regulators to detect problems

War of words over IEX goes up a notch

Start-up says planned speed bump still leaves it faster than NYSE

Trading Algorithms

US traders face tougher scrutiny

Effort to curtail market disruptions from automated strategies

Bond market seeks repo clearing solution

Discussion focuses on placing trades in a clearing house

Exchanges urged to help in cyber defence

Utilities have key role in alerting markets to systemic attack

Hungary takes control of Budapest bourse

Exchange’s Austrian shareholders sell stakes in $45m deal

New York AG probes forex spoofing

ICAP, BGC, Tullett and GFI subpoenaed in new investigation

Liquidity deteriorates for US Treasuries

Trading of older paper hurt by dealers’ balance sheet constraints

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