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National Stock Exchange of India

National Stock Exchange of India

According to statistics from the Futures Industry Association, the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) has overtaken the CME Group to become the largest derivatives exchange globally by trading volume. The NSE traded 6 billion contracts in 2019, up 58% from the...

Robert Grillo

Robert Grillo

Robert Grillo has joined CurveGlobal as head of business development, the Americas. He will be based in the US and lead CurveGlobal’s efforts to expand its Americas customer base.

Paul Humphrey

Paul Humphrey

Paul Humphrey, the former global head of fixed income, currencies and commodities at Euronext, has been appointed chief executive of  the data engineering and analytics specialist BMLL Technologies.

BlackRock

BlackRock

BlackRock announced in a letter to clients and chief executives that it will double the number of sustainability-focused ETFs it offers to 150 and will cut companies that derive a quarter or more of their revenues from coal.

Refinitiv

The London Stock Exchange Group is about to file its $27 billion bid to buy Refinitiv with EU antitrust authorities, after lengthy discussions with Brussels over its investigation into the merger, The Financial Times reported.

Lou Eccleston

Lou Eccleston

TMX Group Limited announced the retirement of its Chief Executive Officer, Lou Eccleston. Eccleston's current contract was set to expire on December 31, 2020, but he said he believes it is in the best interests of TMX Group, its employees and stakeholders, for him to...

Murray Roos

Murray Roos

Murray Roos, a former Citigroup executive, will join the London Stock Exchange Group as group director, capital markets starting on April 1, 2020.

Ron Bundy

Ron Bundy

Morningstar Inc. has appointed Ron Bundy to lead the growth of its global Morningstar Indexes business. He joined the firm in December as managing director, Morningstar Indexes. Pat Fay has also joined the firm as managing director, Morningstar Indexes.

Edward Wedbush

Edward Wedbush

Edward W. Wedbush, the founder of the L.A.-based brokerage and investment bank Wedbush Securities, has died at the age of 87.

London Stock Exchange

London Stock Exchange

U.K. government agencies are looking into whether a trading outage at the London Stock Exchange in August may have been caused by a cyber attack designed to disrupt markets.

Saudi Stock Exchange

Saudi Stock Exchange

Two former London Stock Exchange executives, Xavier Rolet and Mark Makepeace, have been named as board members of the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul). Rolet was the LSE's CEO and Makepeace was best known as the founder of FTSE.  

Shanghai Stock Exchange

Shanghai Stock Exchange

China has decided to suspend the tie-up between the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange for political reasons including Britain's stance on the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

VIX

VIX

The soon-to-be-ending 2010s saw the emergence of market volatility as an asset class, despite the Cboe Volatility Index - aka the VIX - looking to end the decade at about a third lower than its lifetime average.

Mike Blandina

Mike Blandina

Intercontinental Exchange appointed Mike Blandina as CEO of Bakkt, the digital assets trading platform majority-owned by ICE, following the departure of Bakkt's founding CEO Kelly Loeffler, who was appointed to the U.S. Senate.

Sarah Rudolph

Sarah Rudolph

Editor-in-Chief

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Sarah Rudolph is Editor-in-Chief at John Lothian NewsShe is a Chicago-based journalist who has concentrated on financial services. She joined John Lothian News in 2008.

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