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  1. January 27, 2014

    CME and ICE warn on plan to force open European clearing houses

    The heads of the world’s two largest exchange operators by market value have warned against proposals to force open Europe’s...

  2. November 19, 2013

    First priority for Euronext is to split off Liffe, says ICE

    IntercontinentalExchange said on Tuesday that “no strategic opportunities” could be pursued by rivals seeking to buy...

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  1. Exchanges, Clearing and Transaction Services 2013

    Five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, this special report looks at how mar...
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  1. November 12, 2013

    ICE seals $10bn takeover with plan to float Euronext

    IntercontinentalExchange has given the first indication of its plans for NYSE Euronext as it sealed its $10bn takeover by...

  2. November 12, 2013

    NYSE Euronext takeover poses tough challenges for ICE boss

    Jeff Sprecher has built an enviable reputation by turning IntercontinentalExchange into the leading home for energy...

  3. November 12, 2013

    ICE boss has eye on interest rate swaps

    Jeff Sprecher has long sought an interest rate derivatives business. His first shot at one came in 2007 with an unsuccessful...

  4. September 16, 2013

    Europe: Thwarted merger raises question of transatlantic power balance

    To mention European competition policy to a senior Deutsche Börse executive is to touch on a sensitive subject. Last year...

  5. June 23, 2013

    All eyes on Euronext as ICE decision day looms in Brussels

    The future of Euronext is coming under fresh scrutiny as European antitrust authorities look set to rubber-stamp...

  6. June 11, 2013

    CME wins bigger Brent market share

    CME Group is using free trading and rebates to encroach on rival turf in the oil patch, winning 5 per cent of Brent crude...

  7. May 1, 2013

    IntercontinentalExchange profit falls ahead of NYSE Euronext deal

    IntercontinentalExchange, the US derivatives exchange, on Wednesday indicated it would look to push further into trading...

  8. March 28, 2013

    Quick View: ICE steps on the gas in Europe

    Away from all the attention garnered by changes to interest rate derivatives trading, US exchanges also have designs on...

  9. March 13, 2013

    ICE head calls for exchange consolidation

    Jeff Sprecher, chief executive of IntercontinentalExchange, has called for more consolidation in Europe as he prepares to...

  10. February 6, 2013

    ICE attacks ‘absurd’ US market practices

    IntercontinentalExchange hopes to use its planned $8.2bn purchase of NYSE Euronext to reform some of the “patently absurd”...

  11. January 21, 2013

    Deutsche Börse eyes LatAm and Asia growth

    Deutsche Börse has signalled its interest in expanding in Asian and Latin America as it explores its next move in the wake...

  12. December 21, 2012

    ICE keeps its focus on futures

    Real estate has never been a big part of IntercontinentalExchange’s identity. After buying London’s International Petroleum...

  13. FT Alphaville

    December 20, 2012

    The Closer

    ROUND-UP FT markets round-up:“An apparent pause in the substantive negotiations on the US fiscal cliff is leaving many...

  14. December 20, 2012

    ICE chief makes biggest bet with NY deal

    In the past decade Jeff Sprecher and IntercontinentalExchange have been the exchange industry’s upstarts. An ultimately...

  15. December 20, 2012

    NYSE / ICE – if he can make it there

    What is Jeff Sprecher to do with the New York Stock Exchange? The boss of IntercontinentalExchange has just agreed to buy...

  16. May 31, 2012

    LME suitors woo the board

    The London Metal Exchange has been playing the field for the best part of a year. Now the time is drawing near for the...

  17. May 2, 2012

    Energy contracts boost ICE income

    IntercontinentalExchange , said commissions from a growing number of over the counter energy contracts helped the US...

  18. March 25, 2012

    Alliances offer solution for exchanges

    Exchanges will be forced to pursue alliances rather than costly cross-border mergers after the failure of four large-scale...

  19. February 8, 2012

    ICE says China backing US futures trades

    Chinese banks are filling in for European lenders in US agricultural finance, helping preserve trading activity in sugar and...

  20. November 2, 2011

    ICE says MF Global did not break its rules

    MF Global’s collateral accounts at IntercontinentalExchange, the US’s second biggest futures exchange by revenues, were in...

  21. beyondbrics

    October 20, 2011

    ICE: LatAm, a better punt than Europe

    By Hal Weitzman Intercontinental Exchange appears to have more confidence in Hugo Chavez than in George Papandreou. ICE, one...

  22. October 20, 2011

    ICE to launch sovereign CDS clearing

    IntercontinentalExchange is to offer the first clearing services for sovereign credit default swaps, launching clearing for...

  23. August 3, 2011

    ICE posts record results for second quarter

    IntercontinentalExchange, the US exchanges operator, reported record second-quarter earnings after strong demand for...

  24. July 18, 2011

    Nasdaq OMX mulled US listings split

    Nasdaq OMX held talks with BATS Global Markets about the possibility of selling it a significant share of the combined...

  25. FT Alphaville

    July 18, 2011

    Exchanges 'need rethink' over failed tie-ups

    Exchanges will have to “rethink their global strategies” because of unexpectedly strong scrutiny of proposed bourse tie-ups...

  26. July 17, 2011

    Exchanges ‘need rethink’ over failed tie-ups

    Exchanges will have to “rethink their global strategies” because of unexpectedly strong scrutiny of proposed bourse tie-ups...

  27. July 15, 2011

    Interview: ICE passed on Cetip in 2009

    IntercontinentalExchange, the US exchange and clearing house operator, looked at taking a stake in Cetip as far back as...

  28. June 11, 2011

    ICE chief not pursuing Liffe exchange

    Jeffrey Sprecher, chief executive of the IntercontinentalExchange, said that he was not pursuing the Liffe exchange, and in...

  29. June 8, 2011

    Brewery Beat: Plain talking at IDX

    “In wine there is truth” runs an old Latin phrase and on the site of a converted brewery, the world’s derivatives industry...

  30. May 16, 2011

    Nasdaq in strategic quandary after failed bid

    Nasdaq OMX, after announcing the end of its effort to acquire NYSE Euronext, now finds itself in the same strategic quandary...

  31. May 16, 2011

    Quick View: Are exchanges doomed not to merge?

    Knocked right out of the ball park, before half time. That is what the US Department of Justice has just done to Nasdaq...

  32. May 16, 2011

    Nasdaq and ICE withdraw bid for NYSE

    Nasdaq OMX and the IntercontinentalExchange have abandoned their $11.3bn break-up bid for NYSE Euronext after a US...

  33. FT Alphaville

    May 11, 2011

    Nasdaq in offer to Paris over NYSE bid

    Nasdaq OMX, the US exchange group, has offered to restore the name “Paris Bourse” to France’s stock market, if it wins the...

  34. May 10, 2011

    Nasdaq in offer to Paris over NYSE bid

    Nasdaq OMX, the US exchange group, has offered to restore the name “Paris Bourse” to France’s stock market, if it wins the...

  35. May 9, 2011

    Nasdaq and ICE try to woo arbitrage hedge funds

    Nasdaq OMX and the IntercontinentalExchange have been holding talks with merger arbitrage hedge funds, hoping to get them to...

  36. May 4, 2011

    ICE steps up attack on deal rival

    Intercontinental Exchange, the US exchange operator, intensified its campaign to take control of NYSE Euronext’s futures...

  37. April 29, 2011

    Quick view: Probe shows risks of rapid change

    It all seemed to be going so well for G20 regulators. For the past year most of the credit default swaps market has been...

  38. April 29, 2011

    Quick View: Unintended consequences of swap reform

    It all seemed to be going so well for G20 regulators. For the past year, most of the credit default swaps (CDS) market has...

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