The Cboe Futures Exchange
submitted a regulatory filing on Tuesday to launch mini futures
on the Cboe Volatility Index as it looks to expand its
array of products that allow investors to guard against equity
Ocado, the British
online supermarket and technology group, plans to raise just
over 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion) through an equity raise and
bond issue to give it the firepower to take advantage of future
As the London Stock
Exchange seeks approval for its $27 billion takeover of
Refinitiv, uncertainty over the fate of its Italian exchange and
bond-trading operations has caused rifts among politicians in
Rome, two sources told Reuters.
Big banks are on track to ditch
the Libor interest rate by the end of 2021 despite the
coronavirus pandemic, though their European and U.S. clients are
dragging their feet, a study showed on Wednesday.
Lebanon's battered currency has
slid to fresh lows against the U.S. dollar despite a new pricing
system which Beirut hopes can curb soaring food prices as it
negotiates an IMF deal to climb out of crisis.
Infrastructure funds F2i and
Macquarie are jostling for position over an investment in
Italy's Autostrade as pressure mounts on Benetton-backed
Atlantia to loosen its grip on the motorway group to end a
standoff over its concession, two sources said.