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April 28



JPMorgan Chase & Co has left R3, the bank blockchain consortium that works with leading financial institutions to deliver distributed ledger technologies to the financial markets.  It is the latest of several members to depart recently. At the same time,  Calypso Technology has teamed up with R3 to provide five of the financial institutions with trade matching services. View page

April 27

MarketAxess Holdings Inc.

MarketAxess achieved record highs in the first quarter in its all-to-all market for corporate bonds, with a 56 percent growth in average daily volume year-on-year.  The number of transactions completed in the first quarter this year on the Open Trading platform grew to 145,000, up from 82,000 in the same period last year. View page

April 26

Jamie Selway

Jamie Selway, the head of execution services at Investment Technology Group, is a front runner to head the Trading and Markets division at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, three sources told Reuters.   View page

April 24

Tom Healy

Tom Healy, who led the Irish Stock Exchange as chief executive for 20 years and then later retired as CEO of the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) in 2010, has died. He was credited with transforming the Irish exchange from a local to a global trading destination. View page

April 24

Virtu Financial

Virtu Financial this month agreed to acquire its rival KCG Holdings Inc. for $1.4 billion, a tie-up for two big market makers in an industry whose profits are shrinking. Virtu will pay $20 per share in cash for KCG, in a deal that is expected to close in the third quarter.   View page

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