First bitcoin security rises on market debut in Stockholm STOCKHOLM, May 18- The world's first regulated security tracking the value of bitcoin started trading on Monday in Stockholm, rising slightly in comparatively high volumes. Bitcoin's value has been highly volatile, having peaked at over $1,200 in late 2013 before crashing in the wake of a $500 million hacking attack on the Tokyo- based bitcoin exchange Mt.
EXCLUSIVE-Eaton Vance to help cover broker costs on new ETFs May 14- In an unprecedented move, Eaton Vance Corp will offer to help some brokerages pay their technology costs to make the fund company's new breed of exchange-traded funds available to investors, Tom Faust, Eaton's chief executive officer, told Reuters this week. The moves come as a number of industry officials question whether there will be investor demand...
| By: Jessica Toonkel
U.S. SEC advisory panel begins review of stock market regulation Issues like the cost of trading on exchanges, trading incentives and broker standards, were discussed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Market Structure Advisory Committee at its day-long meeting in Washington, D.C. The panel's 17 members include representatives from fund companies, an exchange, off-exchange trading venues, dealers and...
| By: John McCrank
Global bank regulators call for more risk controls around algo trading NEW YORK, April 30- Banks need to put in place more stringent standards around algorithmic trading to help reduce risks to the financial system as trading becomes more electronic and increasingly complex, a group made up of global regulators said on Thursday. Another example was the 2012 Facebook Inc initial public offering, when market makers lost around $500...
| By: John McCrank
Flash crash trader's CME seat: bought for $435,000, now worth just $69,500 SAN FRANCISCO/ CHICAGO, April 24- The UK- based trader accused by U.S. authorities of making more than $40 million manipulating markets and contributing to the 2010 Wall Street flash crash was on the losing end of at least one trade: his purchase of the CME Group seat that helped to make the alleged scheme possible. Navinder Sarao bought the seat in May 2008 for...
| By: Ann Saphir and Tom Polansek
Wall Street eyes data, Greece meeting U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Friday, as investors cheered a record Nasdaq close spurred by positive earnings.
| By: Jenny Cosgrave