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  • Exclusive: BATS to settle biggest-ever fine to an exchange - sources

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - BATS Global Markets is close to settling a U.S. regulatory probe into Direct Edge's dealings with high-frequency trading firms for $15 million, the biggest fine ever given to an exchange operator, according to two sources familiar...
  • Could buybacks spell bubble for the market?

    Could buybacks spell bubble for the market?
    One of the magic ingredients that's been sweetening the stock market the last couple of years has been the popular practice of companies buying back shares of their own stock. Buybacks often cause stock prices to rise, even when companies are having...
  • IEX Group says to allow visible stock orders in late January

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - IEX Group, which runs an alternative trading system known as a "dark pool," said on Monday it plans to allow members to begin posting visible orders on its platform as of Jan. 31 as it prepares to become a full-fledged stock exchange....
  • South Korea says closely monitoring market volatility after BOJ easing

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's central bank said it will work towards preventing herd behavior in financial markets with regards to the yen-won exchange rate , and watch market movements very closely following an emergency meeting on Monday. The meeting...
  • Rocket Internet IPO propped up by underwriting bank: filing

    Proceeds from the listing of Rocket Internet shares were lowered to around 1.4 billion euros ($1.75 bln), from an initially targeted 1.6 billion euros, regulatory filings to the Frankfurt Stock Exchange late on Friday show. That is because Rocket's...
  • China says its factory sector faces growth headwinds

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Warning against undue optimism about China's export growth, the government said on Friday that the manufacturing sector in the world's second-largest economy is stable but faces downside risks. "The recovery in the world economy...
  • Hedge-fund tactics win fans in volatile market

    LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - Global money managers are turning to complex hedge-fund equity strategies as volatility surges, putting faith in their ability to profit from the kind of stock-price swings that have wrong-footed many investors in recent weeks....
  • British banks buoyed by new rules on risk buffers

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England told British banks on Friday they will need to hold more capital to guard against the risks of bad loans, but the new measures were less stringent than many had expected. Shares in Barclays -- the bank that analysts...
  • Banks boost FX settlement war chest to as much as $6.5 billion

    LONDON (Reuters) - Major U.S. and European investment banks this month boosted to as much as $6.5 billion their collective war chest for settling with global regulators who are investigating allegations of collusion and manipulation in the foreign...
  • Dems running from record, GOP running from failure

    Dems running from record,  GOP running from failure
    America's unemployment rate is the lowest since the financial crisis. The economy has grown 8 percent in the last six months. Consumer confidence is the highest in seven years. Household wealth is above pre-recession levels. Florida, as Gov. Rick Scott...
  • CME's third-quarter earnings jump 23 percent

    CME's third-quarter earnings jump 23 percent
    CME Group said Thursday its third-quarter earnings rose 23 percent, driven by higher average daily volumes and lower expenses. The world's largest futures market reported net income of $290 million, or 86 cents per share, in the quarter ended Sept. 30,...