The fact that bitcoin may have found favour with secretive North Korea is yet another sign that the cryptocurrency has exploded this year – so much so that it was today ranked the most crowded trade by investors.
Nasdaq will pay for the acquisition with cash.
President Donald Trump has helped drive up stock markets on Wall Street and in London to new highs, after he promised corporate tax cuts and a spending splurge on infrastructure projects to boost the economy.
Two New Jersey-based traders were arrested on Monday for allegedly manipulating prices of more than 2,000 New York Stock Exchange- and Nasdaq-listed shares resulting in more than $26m in illegal profits over a two-year period.
Vice-chairman of the Nasdaq exchange says that volatility from the U.S. elections and Brexit had impacted listings in 2016.
Goldman Sachs hired exchange owner Nasdaq to run its Sigma X stock-trading system, according to two people familiar with the matter, outsourcing day-to-day operations of its dark pool following an industrywide regulatory crackdown and amid escalating costs.
U.S. stocks closed higher Tuesday, led by energy, as Wall Street despite shockingly weak economic data while keeping an eye on oil prices.
Nasdaq announced that it will buy International Securities Exchange, an options exchange operator, from Deutsche Boerse on Wednesday.
Robots are automating yet another bank job: the task of sifting through traders’ messages to spot foul play, a process currently carried out by legions of human employees.