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Search Results: News > 2012 > ECN & Exchanges
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Morgan Stanley to acquire strategic equity stake in Eris Exchange
By BBR Staff Writer
Global financial services firm Morgan Stanley has agreed to acquire strategic equity stake in US futures exchange Eris, to participate on the exchange as a provider of liquidity and clearing services.
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IntercontinentalExchange to purchase NYSE Euronext for $8.2bn
By BBR Staff Writer
Futures exchanges manager IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) has inked a definitive agreement to acquire NYSE Euronext in a stock-and-cash transaction, valued at nearly $8.2bn.
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Getco Holding and Knight Capital Group agree to merge operations
By BBR Staff Writer
US based electronic trading firm Getco Holding has agreed to acquire Knight Capital Group, in a cash-and-stock deal, valued at $1.4bn.
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SEC penalizes hedge fund manager for insider trading in Chinese bank stocks
By BBR Staff Writer
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has sued Sung Kook ‘Bill’ Hwang, the founder and portfolio manager of Tiger Asia Management and Tiger Asia Partners, over insider trading by short selling three Chinese bank stocks.
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Interactive Brokers presents electronic forum for wealth advisors
By BBR Staff Writer
Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) has unveiled its IB Money Manager Marketplace, which is claimed to be the first complete electronic forum designed to connect wealth managers and money managers.
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Nasdaq OMX purchases 25% of Dutch cash equity and equity derivatives trading venue
By BBR Staff Writer
Nasdaq OMX Group has purchased 25% stake in Dutch cash equity and equity derivatives trading center The Order Machine (TOM), to expand its derivatives capabilities across the European market.
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CAIS unveils first online exchange for asset managers
By BBR Staff Writer
New York based financial technology provider CAIS has launched the first online alternative investment centre, CAIS Exchange, for wealth management industry, which will offer an independent and transparent alternative investment marketplace.
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BNP Paribas offers post -trade service for LSE-SGX cross-trade project
By BBR Staff Writer
BNP Paribas Securities Services (BNP Paribas) has unveiled its plan to offer an integrated post-trade service to banks, brokers and other financial intermediaries.
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US CFTC penalizes Goldman for supervision failures
By BBR Staff Writer
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has fined investment banker Goldman Sachs Group $1.5m for failing to carry out diligent supervision of its employees.
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Citi collaborates with tradable on FX liquidity
By BBR Staff Writer
Tradable has teamed up to offer its brokers to trade with Citi on the CitiFX TradeStream, while focusing on liquidity and margin.
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Northern Trust launches new Custom ESG Equity Index Fund
By BBR Staff Writer
Northern Trust’s asset management arm has introduced the new World Custom ESG Equity Index Fund, tailored as per six common value based exclusions.
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NYSE Euronext plans to launch pan-European exchange for SMEs
By BBR Staff Writer
US based exchange operator NYSE Euronext is planning to open a pan-European exchange next year, dedicated for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME), which will be developed in consultation with all of the group's European markets.
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SEC sues Wells Fargo banker and nine others over insider trading
By BBR Staff Writer
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged a Wells Fargo investment banker John Femenia and nine others with insider trading and making over $11m in illegal profits by trading on confidential information about impending mergers.
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EBS buys ClientKnowledge
By BBR Staff Writer
ICAP's electronic foreign exchange (FX) platform EBS has purchased an advisory liquidity optimization company Global Research and Consulting Limited, also known as ClientKnowledge.
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UBS, HSBC perform first RMB triparty repo using Euroclear Bank and HKMA
By BBR Staff Writer
UBS London and HSBC, Hong Kong branch, have selected Euroclear Bank and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) as collateral management agents, to carry out their first renminbi (RMB) tri-party repo.
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