The EC yesterday formally blocked the proposed merger between London Stock Exchange Group and Deutsche Boerse AG-Tender. This was expected. The EC is expected to publish a more detailed decision at a later date. London Stock Exchange Group also announced a £200 million buyback program.
Volatility is back, according to the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW) 1Q15 preview report released April 15.

Financial services research firm KBW noted in its Exchanges Volume Weekly report that market volatility ticked up slightly and futures volume grew by 19% over the previous week during a busy week f