02 August 2014

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Online retailer Overstock is to explore the potential of using the technology behind bitcoin to create a decentralised exchange trading platform for corporate stocks issued as 'cryptosecurities'.

Exchange operator CME Group has agreed a deal to buy the Trayport and Fenics trading technology units from GFI Group in a deal worth around $655 million.

Barclays has filed a motion seeking to throw out a lawsuit from the New York Attorney General accusing the bank of deceptively luring unwary investors to a dark pool that was actually being run for the benefit of predatory high-frequency traders.

The Financial Stability Board is canvassing views on the potential to develop a global order matching utility for fixing foreign exchange trades in an effort to clamp down on banks trading ahead of the daily benchmark rates.

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority is to probe for anti-competitive practices in the pricing and packaging of pre- and post-trade wholesale market infrastructure.

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Bloomberg buys RTS Realtime Systems

09 July 2014  |  0

Bloomberg has acquired market connectivity and trading technology firm RTS Realtime Systems. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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