Global Exchanges and Trading
NEW YORK - The initial public offerings market might still be cool despite a few recent deals, but the main North American stock exchanges are already wooing companies so they can snag new listings and the revenues and branding that IPOs bring once the market recovers.
NEW YORK - A new era in stock exchanges may be on the horizon -- and it looks something like the past, when a small handful of owners ran important capital markets.
NEW YORK - Prominent exchanges investor Thomas Caldwell said on Wednesday that the Chicago Board Options Exchange could fetch as much as $3.5 billion once it settles a long-standing legal dispute that has delayed its plans to become a shareholder-owned exchange.
NEW YORK - Stock trading volume is expected to blossom as fast electronic trading firms boost liquidity and signs suggest a global economic recovery may be on the way, the heads of North America's top exchanges say.
CHICAGO - The head of the Chicago Board Options Exchange said the Obama administration's proposal to end preferential tax treatment for derivative traders would raise the option market maker's cost of doing business, which could lead to wider bid/ask spreads and reduced liquidity.
NEW YORK - Consolidation in the trading world will first sweep the smaller alternative venues, followed possibly by more among larger exchanges, the founder of a major exchange investment firm said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK - Major exchanges disagreed on how and whether U.S. regulators should clamp down on short selling, which has been blamed for worsening the financial crisis by driving down stock prices.
LONDON - A raft of start-up trading platforms in Europe are struggling to make money as they scramble for market share and consolidation looks increasingly likely, market participants said this week.
NEW YORK - TMX Group Chief Executive Thomas Kloet said on Wednesday that he sees secondary offerings by companies listed in Canada surging this year and early into 2010, particularly in the oil, gas and mining sectors as commodities prices begin to recover. | Video
LONDON - European clearing houses, already attracting takeover attention, could see consolidation as a price war intensifies pressure to achieve economies of scale.
SAO PAULO - BM&F Bovespa , which operates Brazil's main securities exchanges, expects trading volumes to rise to a record in 2009 as overseas investors venture back into local stocks and derivatives, Chief Executive Edemir Pinto said in an interview on Wednesday.
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