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    1. November 19, 2014

      ICAP proposes to merger broker business with Howe Robinson

      ICAP is proposing to merge its shipbroking business with rival Howe Robinson, as some of the market’s main players pursue...

    2. October 31, 2014

      Spencer sells City Index to GAIN Capital

      Michael Spencer, the founder of interdealer broker ICAP, has sold his online spread betting company City Index to US rival...

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    1. September 30, 2014

      ICAP cuts jobs and shuts desks as it warns on revenues

      ICAP will take a charge of £35m-£45m as the UK interdealer broker battles low market volatility by cutting jobs and shutting...

    2. July 16, 2014

      ICAP sheds brokers in battle to keep main unit profitable

      ICAP is shedding more of its brokers and shutting down some of the instruments it trades as the world’s largest interdealer...

    3. June 24, 2014

      Schroders invests in online wealth manager Nutmeg

      Schroders, the second-largest asset manager in Europe, has joined a group of high-profile entrepreneurs who are investing...

    4. May 14, 2014

      ICAP warns tough trading conditions to remain

      ICAP on Wednesday underlined the stark environment for trading in global markets after the world’s largest interdealer...

    5. April 1, 2014

      ICAP chief sees customer base shift as regulation hits revenues

      ICAP, the world’s largest interdealer broker, said more fund managers were becoming its customers as financial regulation...

    6. February 17, 2014

      Swaps market prepares for its big bang

      The US swaps market is expected to begin a shift away from the predominance of telephone trading this week as it joins the...

    7. February 5, 2014

      ICAP hit by rule changes to US swaps market

      ICAP, the world’s largest interdealer broker, has reported slower-than-expected trading over the last quarter, amid a...

    8. Westminster Blog

      November 20, 2013

      PMQs: Labour's all-round ill discipline

      A rather strange and fractious PMQs today. Amid much gnashing of teeth about the allegations surrounding Paul Flowers, the...

    9. November 10, 2013

      David Cameron criticised over Michael Spencer meeting at No 10

      David Cameron has been criticised after refusing to reveal the details of a visit to Downing Street in September by Michael...

    10. November 1, 2013

      Boardroom trades October 31

      There was more profit-taking among senior directors at Informa as finance director Adam Walker followed chief executive...

    11. September 26, 2013

      Isdafix probe leaves ICAP’s Spencer frozen in suspense

      The troubles of Michael Spencer, chief executive of ICAP, may be far from over. On Wednesday, the broking firm agreed a £55m...

    12. September 25, 2013

      ICAP settlement a blow to Michael Spencer, epitome of City

      ICAP’s settlement with global regulators is a personal blow to Michael Spencer, one of the City’s richest and most...

    13. September 25, 2013

      Tories urged to return £4.8m donations from Icap’s Michael Spencer

      Labour is calling on the Conservative party to return almost £5m of donations it received from Michael Spencer, after his...

    14. September 25, 2013

      ICAP agrees to pay £55m to settle Libor claims

      ICAP, the UK interdealer broker, has agreed to pay to US and UK regulators £55m to settle allegations that some of its...

    15. September 3, 2013

      Investment vehicle Tungsten looks to London stock market float

      An investment vehicle backed by City heavyweights including Michael Spencer, the chief executive of ICAP and former...

    16. FT Alphaville

      July 22, 2013

      A list of China bear repellents

      Deutsche Banks’ China economics analysts are pondering why their forecast for 8.5 per cent growth next year is well above...

    17. June 11, 2013

      Methodology and judging process

      The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year prize was founded in 1986, and takes in 140 cities in more than 50 countries....

    18. May 14, 2013

      ICAP defends role in setting benchmark rate

      ICAP, the world’s largest interdealer broker, on Tuesday defended its role at the centre of a widely-used global derivatives...

    19. Material World

      April 4, 2013

      Tamara Mellon’s Act II: a book, a brand, a...biopic?

      What do you do when you are stuck in a non-compete for a year? Write a memoir, which is in part a tell-all about your former...

    20. March 27, 2013

      ICAP suffers as trading activity dwindles

      Shares in ICAP, the UK interdealer broker, slid on Wednesday after it said full-year earnings would be at the bottom of its...

    21. February 7, 2013

      ICAP promises action if rate-rigging found

      ICAP said on Thursday it would take action against employees found to be involved in Libor rate-rigging as the interdealer...

    22. January 23, 2013

      FSA probes ICAP over Libor fixing

      ICAP, the world’s largest interdealer broker, has become a focus of the UK Libor rate-rigging investigation and is being...

    23. January 14, 2013

      ICAP sells stake in Traiana

      ICAP has sold a stake in Traiana to seven of its biggest customers in a deal that will give the broker-dealers greater...

    24. December 20, 2012

      Interdealer brokers retain crucial role

      The popular image of trading in the City of London is of a hassled broker staring at a screen, with a telephone pressed to...

    25. November 21, 2012

      Interdealer brokers brace for changes

      They are among the financial world’s brashest, most colourful and best paid traders but the good times are over for the...

    26. November 14, 2012

      ICAP closes a US trading division

      ICAP, the world’s largest interdealer broker, has shut its New York Stock Exchange floor trading operations in the latest...

    27. November 14, 2012

      Randgold loses lustre after share sale

      A share sale by its chief executive amid growing political uncertainty in Ivory Coast – responsible for more than a quarter...

    28. July 11, 2012

      Spencer must lead ICAP to its promised land

      Michael Spencer, chief executive of interdealer broker ICAP, is an entrepreneur. The great thing about entrepreneurs is that...

    29. July 11, 2012

      ICAP plays down Libor role

      ICAP, the world’s largest inter-dealer broker by revenues, on Wednesday played down its role in the Libor interest rate...

    30. July 8, 2012

      ICAP steps up Plus charm offensive

      ICAP has stepped up its efforts to convince Plus-traded companies to keep their listings, promising to upgrade the junior...

    31. June 8, 2012

      Icap chief’s pay cut by 25%

      Michael Spencer, founder and chief executive of ICAP, has had his annual pay cut by more than a quarter as the FTSE 100...

    32. March 29, 2012

      Cameron should look to the future, not to the pasty

      The Commons has risen for the Easter recess, and the Tory high command is relieved. Especially when the sun shines and...

    33. March 26, 2012

      ‘Cash for access’ inquiry calls grow

      David Cameron has been forced to reveal the names of Tory donors invited to dinners at his official residences as pressure...

    34. March 26, 2012

      City figures bemused at ‘cash for access’ outrage

      Prominent City figures are bemused at the outrage surrounding the “cash for access” scandal. For some of those who make up...

    35. Westminster Blog

      March 26, 2012

      Dinner diary

      The government has given in to pressure today for more disclosure of David Cameron’s meetings with wealthy Conservative...

    36. FT Alphaville

      March 26, 2012

      Those Cam dine with me donors

      There are a few familiar City faces in the list of Conservative party donors who have “privately” dined with the Prime...

    37. March 26, 2012

      Parties trade blows over donations claims

      Labour accused the government on Monday of allowing its wealthy donors to buy influence with the prime minister and cited a...

    38. March 25, 2012

      Truell to target financial services firms

      Edmund Truell, the founder of private equity firm Duke Street Capital, will be joining forces with his brother Danny to list...

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