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2013-06-06 12:31:13

Buy-side Firm Electronically Checks Credit with J.P. Morgan in Preparation for Regulatory Reform NEW YORK, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tradeweb Markets, the leading global provider of fixed income and derivatives marketplaces, supported the first electronic indicative pre-trade credit check between a buy-side client and a futures commission merchant (FCM) for an over-the-counter derivatives transaction. Using the electronic credit checking solution from Tradeweb, the customer...

2013-06-04 08:22:52

ATLANTA, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, today reported futures volume for May 2013. ICE's average daily volume (ADV) for futures and options was 3,317,512 contracts, a decrease of 5% from the prior May. Total volume in May 2013 was 73 million contracts. May 2013 Review ICE stockholders approved the agreement to acquire NYSE Euronext on June 3, with approximately 99.7% of the shares present at the...

2013-05-28 16:28:14

BELLEVUE, Wash., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Concur (NASDAQ: CNQR) announced today that it proposes to offer $350 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes, subject to market conditions and other factors. The notes would be due in 2018 and are to be offered and sold to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Concur also intends to grant to the initial purchasers of the notes an option to purchase up to an...

2013-05-20 00:21:45

In the news release, CME Group Expands OTC Agricultural Offering with New USD-Denominated Palm Oil Swap, issued today by CME Group over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the quote in the fourth paragraph should be attributed to Chong Kim Seng, Chief Executive Officer of BMD, rather than Jeffrey Tan, Product and Market Development General Manager, BMD, as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: CME Group Expands OTC Agricultural Offering with...

2013-05-19 20:20:16

SINGAPORE and CHICAGO, May 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it has expanded its centrally cleared, over-the-counter (OTC) agricultural swap offering through the introduction of a new U.S. dollar (USD)-denominated palm oil swap. Pending CFTC review, the new USD Malaysian Crude Palm Oil Calendar Swap will be available for clearing on CME ClearPort on June 3, and will be listed with and subject to the rules and...

2013-05-17 04:20:21

LONDON, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, announced today that ICE Clear Europe has been named Clearing House of the Year for 2013 by Energy Risk magazine. An editorial panel at Energy Risk, a leading energy and financial risk management magazine, selected ICE Clear Europe as part of its annual awards. Among the factors considered were strengths in innovation, infrastructure, systems and organization,...

2013-05-08 04:20:54

TSX, NYSE MKT: BXE CALGARY, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. ("Bellatrix" or the "Company") (TSX, NYSE MKT: BXE) announces its financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2013. Forward-Looking Statements This press release, including the report to shareholders, contains forward-looking statements.  Please refer to our cautionary language on forward-looking statements and the other matters set forth at the beginning of the...

2013-04-26 12:22:32

AKRON, Ohio, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE), is encouraging customers in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia with questions regarding their most-recent bills to contact the company call center at 1-800-686-0011. As part of its effort to enhance the overall efficiency of its meter-reading process, in February and March Potomac Edison reconfigured its meter-reading routes. The switchover to the new routes temporarily lengthened...

2013-04-17 08:23:29

NEW YORK, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, announced today it will introduce two new Russell Index futures contracts. The contracts will be based on the Russell 2000® Growth and Russell 2000® Value Indexes and will begin trading on April 22, 2013, subject to regulatory review. "These contracts provide additional tools for institutional customers, including equitizing cash balances, hedging...

2013-03-27 04:20:41

- Launch of ICE Endex is a joint initiative between ICE and Gasunie, based on the spot gas and derivatives markets of former APX-ENDEX LONDON, AMSTERDAM and GRONINGEN, The Netherlands, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, and Gasunie, a leading European gas infrastructure company, today announced the launch of ICE Endex, following receipt of competition clearance by the Office of Fair...