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    1. July 15, 2015

      ICAP’s Michael Spencer predicts further market volatility

      ICAP’s chief executive Michael Spencer is forecasting more days of extreme turbulence in global markets as the US...

    2. July 15, 2015

      City figures take subprime lending back to the kitchen table

      A new subprime lender backed by fund manager Neil Woodford and a clutch of other City figures is shunning the internet...

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    1. June 14, 2015

      Tough breaks mount up for Tungsten

      Bold claims roll off the tongue of serial entrepreneur Edi Truell when discussing his latest venture, Tungsten Corp....

    2. May 19, 2015

      Icap hit by reduced volatility in global markets

      Reduced volatility in global markets over the past year and stricter capital requirements for banks led to a 21 per...

    3. May 10, 2015

      Asian bond investors brace for increase in US interest rates

      Asian bond investors are bracing for an increase in US interest rates, with the Federal Reserve expected to announce...

    4. May 8, 2015

      Corks pop as City of London celebrates Labour’s election defeat

      The City of London, the UK’s financial hub, is apolitical for public relations purposes. Viscerally and tribally its...

    5. May 7, 2015

      Election celebrations and lamentations ready to kick off

      Election parties: Thursday night fever It’s finally E-Day. When the exit poll results start rolling in shortly after...

    6. April 16, 2015

      Business paints bleak picture of UK

      A panel of financial service veterans on Wednesday painted a bleak picture of the UK’s attractiveness for big business...

    7. March 31, 2015

      Europe urged to safeguard spirit of derivatives regulation

      Three of Europe’s most senior markets executives have written a joint letter to regulators urging them not to undermine...

    8. February 10, 2015

      ICAP says US swaps rule changes more likely

      A recent changing of the guard at the main US derivatives regulator should give new impetus to ICAP’s efforts to amend...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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,...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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