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  1. August 25, 2015

    Shares in LSE climb amid sharpest gyrations since 2011

    A whipsaw start to the trading week should be good news for London Stock Exchange, according to dealers. Trading...

  2. August 12, 2015

    Hong Kong Exchanges: great red hope

    Past performance is not a guide to future returns. The standard warning is particularly relevant to Hong Kong Exchanges...

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  1. August 12, 2015

    Dark pools back in the dock as regulators scrutinise ITG

    Michael Lewis’s book Flash Boys promised to expose the world of high-frequency trading, but in a twist attention has...

  2. FT Alphaville

    August 10, 2015

    That De La lalalalala bid (is not going to happen, right?)

    Introducing Daniel M. Harrison. Journalist. Author. Publisher. Editor-in-chief. FactoryBanking inventor. Serial...

  3. August 7, 2015

    Paranoia fuels delay in Rolls-Royce lift-off

    A common argument raised against the efficient market hypothesis is that you should never find money dropped in a busy...

  4. August 5, 2015

    LSE sale of Russell asset manager stalled

    The London Stock Exchange Group’s efforts to sell a recently acquired asset management business have stalled, despite a...

  5. August 3, 2015

    ValueAct takes stake in Smiths Group

    ValueAct, the US activist hedge fund led by Jeff Ubben, has emerged as a shareholder in Smiths Group, just days after...

  6. July 24, 2015

    LSE’s Turquoise wins start-up venue Plato’s beauty parade

    Turquoise, a dark pool majority-owned by the London Stock Exchange Group, has won the race to provide the technology...

  7. July 23, 2015

    Aberdeen Asset Management retreats to its granite bunker

    It suits some investment managers when markets swing wildly on a sixpence worth of information. Not Aberdeen Asset...

  8. July 22, 2015

    LSE issues rare fine for trade reporting failures

    The London Stock Exchange has made the rare step of issuing a £225,000 fine and private censure to one of its members...

  9. July 17, 2015

    Martin Wheatley’s career

    Martin Wheatley Studied English and Philosophy at York university and then trained as an accountant. June 2004: Joined...

  10. July 8, 2015

    Exchanges and their customers have a history of halts

    Intercontinental Exchange, May 15 2015 ICE suffered a trading interruption of more than an hour in some of its natural...

  11. July 7, 2015

    EuroCCP upgrades capacity to deal with wild market swings

    EuroCCP, Europe’s largest equities clearing house, has upgraded the capacity of its systems to cope with the large...

  12. July 3, 2015

    Optimal expects green light on Skrill merger by end of July

    Optimal Payments, the British online payments group, expects to receive regulatory approval for its €1.1bn reverse...

  13. July 1, 2015

    Sophos in biggest initial public offering for a UK software group

    Shares in Sophos jumped nearly 7 per cent as the cyber security company began trading publicly in the largest ever...

  14. June 28, 2015

    Orchard Funding plans London listing

    Orchard Funding Group is to list on the stock exchange to help boost lending to small businesses and is considering a...

  15. June 23, 2015

    Moody’s to reassess clearing house risks

    The credit quality of clearing houses involved in derivatives and whether they are a potential source of systemic risk...

  16. June 21, 2015

    FT City Network: LSE chief warns on indebtedness

    A top City figure has warned about the risk posed to the UK economy by rising levels of debt and an overreliance on...

  17. June 19, 2015

    Time to add colour to Aim market’s game of chance

    Ah, 1995. If the past is a monochrome memory, let me remind you — this was the year that chancellor Ken Clarke cut the...

  18. June 19, 2015

    Donald Brydon to take over as London Stock Exchange chairman

    Donald Brydon, one of the City of London’s best-known senior directors, is to take over as chairman of the London Stock...

  19. June 19, 2015

    Aim is more miss than hit for investors as it marks 20th anniversary

    Investors had little to celebrate at the 20th anniversary of London’s Alternative Investment Market this week, as...

  20. June 16, 2015

    APR Energy shares power down on profit warning

    APR Energy shares fell by more than a fifth on Tuesday after the supplier of temporary generators warned full-year...

  21. FT Alphaville

    June 16, 2015

    Tick tock, Quindell, the time for answers approaches

    The end of June approaches and with it the deadline for Quindell, the unsold rump of businesses loosely related to...

  22. FT Alphaville

    June 11, 2015

    Towards resolution at New World Oil & Gas

    A tangled mess at the bottom of London’s market was nudged closer to resolution on Thursday. New World Oil & Gas, a...

  23. FT Alphaville

    June 11, 2015

    Another AIM laughing stock (updated)

    This is a placeholder post while we wait for “news” from Gate Ventures, a curious company with a £35k investment in a...

  24. FT Alphaville

    June 9, 2015

    Markets Live: Tuesday, 9th June, 2015

    This Markets Live session ended at 12:06 on 9 Jun 2015. Participants in this session were: Paul Murphy and Bryce Elder...

  25. June 7, 2015

    Small business annual reports do matter to investors, FRC finds

    “Shock revelation. Investors do read annual reports and base their investment decisions on what they find there,” was...

  26. June 5, 2015

    VCT windup could leave investors with tax bill

    The proposed closure of an investment vehicle focused on Aim-listed companies threatens to land investors with hefty...

  27. June 3, 2015

    Irish housebuilder Cairn Homes plans London listing

    Cairn Homes, an Irish housebuilder, is seeking to capitalise on Ireland’s nascent economic recovery and rising demand...

  28. June 3, 2015

    Sophos aims to raise $100m in London IPO

    Sophos, an Oxfordshire-based IT security company that is majority-owned by private equity group Apax Partners, is...

  29. FT Alphaville

    May 29, 2015

    A possible cash solution to the New World debacle

    The end of May arrives and shares in London market minnow New World Oil & Gas remain suspended until settlement...

  30. May 26, 2015

    Boston-based life healthcare technology group seeks London IPO

    A Boston-based healthcare technology company whose board includes high-profile business leaders including Chris...

  31. May 22, 2015

    NYSE liquidity drive pushes midday auction

    The New York Stock Exchange plans to institute a midday auction in an effort to boost liquidity in thinly traded...

  32. May 20, 2015

    LSE poised to reap reward for focus on Africa

    The London Stock Exchange Group anticipates attracting further listings from African companies in coming months in a...

  33. May 20, 2015

    Jean-François Théodore, architect of Euronext, 1946-2015

    Jean-François Théodore, who has died aged 68, had a dream to create a single continental bourse to trade stocks and...

  34. FT Alphaville

    May 20, 2015

    New World chaos

    Dear shareholders, whoever you are, we tried to take a vote. Honestly, we tried… (In case you weren’t paying attention...

  35. May 14, 2015

    76-year-old B&B owner cuts risk of New World Oil takeover

    A 76-year-old bed and breakfast owner from Malvern has reduced the risk of having to mount a takeover bid for an...

  36. May 10, 2015

    Distance (from China) gets hearts racing for the wrong reasons

    Romantics can say what they like about distance making hearts fonder. Chinese companies on London's junior market make...

  37. May 8, 2015

    Small-cap Week, May 9

    A scramble to buy shares to cover speculative trading positions sent New World Oil & Gas soaring this week, creating a...

  38. FT Alphaville

    May 8, 2015

    Squeezing New World Oil & Gas, after a reminder from the LSE

    A market notice from the London Stock Exchange on Thursday reminded member firms of their settlement obligations under...

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