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LSE to expand futures trading business

first_img whatsapp Show Comments ▼ Share John Dunne Tuesday 12 April 2011 10:37 am whatsappcenter_img Tags: NULL LSE to expand futures trading business The London Stock Exchange is forging ahead with a plan to challenge the dominance of NYSE Euronext’s Liffe and Deutsche Boerse’s Eurex by expanding its futures trading business.The British exchange said on Tuesday it will start trading FTSE 100 index futures, subject to regulatory approval, in the first week of June, a direct challenge to its domestic rival Liffe, the main FTSE futures exchange.“Participants are crying out for a genuinely competitive derivatives market in Europe,” said Adrian Farnham, chief executive of LSE’s Turquoise system, which will host the new products.The June launch will mark a milestone for the LSE which has been working hard in the past two years to diversify away from its main revenue earner — share trading — and into more lucrative lines such as futures trading and clearing services.The June launch is the first in a series of futures and options releases over the rest of the year that will see the UK exchange ratchet up the pressure on Liffe and Eurex, which dominate European futures and options trading.“With key market makers, proprietary trading and banks confirmed and ready to support our launch, an innovative and competitive pricing model, further new products in the pipeline and a real opportunity ahead of us, we look forward to attracting a broad pan-European customer base to Turquoise Derivatives,” said Farnham.Turquoise, which is 51 percent-owned by the LSE with the remainder held by its largest customers, said the new derivatives service will enable users to offset margin between Turquoise Derivatives and rival trading venues – a feature that sets it apart from incumbents.All trading houses are required by exchanges to put up collateral as insurance when trading futures and the ability to offset margin across exchanges could dramatically cut the cost of trading these products, traders have said.“Subject to the granting of appropriate consents, under this arrangement Turquoise is aiming to offer fungibility and/or margin offset with products traded on other markets that are likewise pro-competition,” the LSE said in an emailed statement.The LSE has said a new European derivatives platform is doubly important given the planned merger between Deutsche Boerse and NYSE Euronext.The partners, whose agreed deal faces a rival bid from Nasdaq OMX and the IntercontinentalExchange, have 93 per cent of the European futures markets and 86 per cent of options trading, data from the World Federation of Exchanges show. last_img read more

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The Magic Of Bledisloe, featuring the George Gregan miracle tackle in 1994

first_imgWednesday Jul 31, 2013 The Magic Of Bledisloe, featuring the George Gregan miracle tackle in 1994 Ahead of this year’s Bledisloe Cup, that forms part of the Rugby Championship, the Australian Rugby Union have produced a series of videos that look back at classic matches against the All Blacks from years gone by. ADVERTISEMENTToday we look at the meeting of the two sides in 1994, and that tackle that saved the match.We first posted the famous George Gregan tackle on Jeff Wilson almost six years ago to the day. It’s one of the most iconic moments in Bledisloe Cup history, so it’s no surprise that it was featured in this insightful video from the ARU.In it Gregan himself speaks about the build up to that moment, as does Wallaby coach Bob Dwyer, who describes the now legendary scrumhalf as having come out of nowhere.‘He (Jeff Wilson) beat a couple of tackles with a lot of room to move, and then veered out towards touch and a try looked pretty well certain. And then out of the clouds came George Gregan of course,” said Dwyer.In the video some of the other tries are also featured, making it a great clip that gives a good feeling for the importance of such a try-saving tackle. Australia were just one point ahead after all.Nineteen years later, the Wallabies have a bit of a Gregan clone in Will Genia, a player that will no doubt play a massive part in their Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship campaigns. The first match kicks off on August 17th in Sydney, followed by South Africa vs Argentina later that day.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error See it to Believe it Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Experts explain what actually happens… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Leigh Halfpenny makes yet another… 26 WEEKS AGO Parisse alley-oop magic sets up brilliant… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Student survives deadly ski accident

first_img Website| + posts Welcome TCU Class of 2025 ReddIt TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history TCU’s EIF plays with real money on Wall Street printIt was their last black diamond of the day. Seniors Tommy McNamara, Thomas House and Nick Boden led the rest of the group down the mountain. The run looked sleek, but nothing seemed out of the ordinary until McNamara and Boden hit moguls — or bumps.   House, who was behind them, watched as McNamara and Boden went airborne. “I guess the air kind of caught Nick by surprise and he tried to regain control,” House said. “Then he hit the second kicker and tried to regain control. Then both Nick and Tommy wiped out when they landed.”According to House, McNamara went with the wipeout. Boden tried to adjust and regain control – he went over the edge of the cliff, flailing like a ragdoll. He slammed face first into a tree before plummeting 15 feet into the snow.“I was right behind him yelling down to him, trying to get him to respond,” House said.  “I thought he was going to pop up and be like, ‘I’m good.’ Boden is always the one to jump off of railings and land on his back and pop up and be okay.”All he could hear was his friend’s moans.House took off his skis and tried to get down the mountain. “The snow was going all the way up to my knee, and I was running down to him full speed so I kind of fell down the hill to get to him,” he said.A thick layer of snow covered much of his body. House checked Boden’s extremities and his neck, making sure they weren’t broken.  As House lifted the neck of Boden’s jacket, Boden briefly regained consciousness. “The first thing I noticed was how badly my leg hurt,” Boden wrote in an email. He added that he couldn’t feel his face. He was also bleeding into his nasal cavities, causing him to pass in and out of consciousness.Ski patrol was called while the rest of the group  waited at the edge of the cliff.  House held Boden’s head up to keep his airway open until help arrived.  Rescuers arrived in about 15 minutes. “Ski Patrol basically said, ‘We need to start taking him out of there,’” House said.  So over the next 20 to 30 minutes it took all 10 people in our group and six ski patrol to get him out of the snow, he added. Twitter World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Twitter Kat Matthewshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/kat-matthews/ Kat Matthews is a managing editor for TCU360. She is an active coffee enthusiast and spends more time playing with her dog than she should. Kat also lives in the TCU Convergence Center, so if someone wanted to make her day, that someone should send a large pizza her way. SGA elections: A guide to candidate platforms Youngest TCU Graduate to date Kat Matthewshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/kat-matthews/ Linkedin The surgeons reconstructed all the shattered bones in his face and rebuilt his hard and soft palate.The next day, his jaw was wired shut so it could heal over the next two months.Initially, Boden’s nose and mouth were so swollen he needed help to breathe.  He also needed a feeding tube because the swelling was so bad he couldn’t even drink through a straw.“One of my doctors told me I was lucky my neck didn’t break, and he was surprised it didn’t,” he wrote. “I could have had serious spinal issues or even brain damage but I don’t.”He also wrote the Aspen hospital estimated he would stay in the hospital for more than a month. He was released after just 10 days. Boden is recovering at home in Atlanta, Georgia. He still needs to use a straw, but wrote that he feels better with each day.“Being home has been absolutely amazing,” he wrote. “It’s a lot less depressing than being in the ICU or in the hospital in general.”Boden is scheduled to get the wires out of his jaw by mid-March. Until then, he’s relaxing, making music and catching up with friends.Senior Nick Boden (right) and friends on vacation.His plans for the future remain the same. “Everything is likely to be delayed, but I don’t think much will change,” he wrote.He still plans to graduate from TCU, then work in Dallas.Boden has accepted his situation. He explained in an email:“Initially, I had a pretty bad outlook on everything. I was mad that this happened to me, that I wasn’t going to graduate on time, that I was missing out on my final semester in college with my friends, that my face was going to look different etc…However, eventually I came to peace with situation because I realized it could have been much worse.”He wrote that the whole thing was a blessing in disguise. He has grown in his relationship with God and now values each day so much more.When asked if he had anything he wanted included, he said:“I want to thank the following people: my friends who saved me, the people who transported me to the hospitals, the incredibly talented doctors who worked on me, the nurses who took care of me, the people who took the time to visit with me in the hospital, the TCU community, my friends back home in Atlanta, all of the people who wrote letters to me, texted me, and messaged me, all of my family and especially my mom who was the best nurse of all. Finally, I would like to thank God because I truly believe he kept me alive and I would not be here without Him.” Kat Matthewshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/kat-matthews/ Kat Matthews “My jaw, nose, cheeks, chin and everything were shattered,” Boden wrote.Boden was taken to St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, Colorado before being flown to Denver where he underwent two surgeries.“The longer surgery lasted over 10 hours and included a lot of plastic surgery on my face, eyes and nose,” he wrote. ReddIt Linkedin Facebook Kat Matthewshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/kat-matthews/ Seniors Speak Up about life lessons Facebook Previous articleSoccer stadium receiving new playing field, lights and drainage systemNext articleTCU hangs around in first half, gets ‘put away’ by Kansas in second half, 87-68 Kat Matthews RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TCU Senior Nick Boden with his catch on a fishing trip.last_img read more

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Well-known Tibetan filmmaker manages to leave China

first_img Receive email alerts January 4, 2018 Well-known Tibetan filmmaker manages to leave China March 12, 2021 Find out more News China’s Cyber ​​Censorship Figures ChinaAsia – Pacific ImprisonedFreedom of expressionRSF PrizeCitizen-journalists to go further Follow the news on China With the help of Jigme Gyatso, a monk also known as Golog Jigme, Wangchen made a 25-minute documentary entitled “Leaving Fear Behind” in 2007 that showed the culture of the Tibetan people and their attachment to their exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama.Wangchen was arrested after the documentary was secretly screened to a small group of foreign journalists in Beijing during the 2008 Olympic Games and was given a six-year jail sentence in late 2009. Gyatso was imprisoned for seven months after being interrogated and tortured.At the time, RSF launched a petition in support of Wangchen that ended up gathering nearly 14,000 signatures. He was finally released in June 2014 but remained under a form of house arrest.“Many recent cases, including those of Liu Xia and Gui Minhai, have shown that the Chinese authorities can no longer be believed when they say a prisoner of conscience has been released, so departure from China is the only real proof that they have recovered their freedom, although pressure can always be put on family members still in China,” said Cédric Alviani, the head of RSF’s East Asia bureau.China is one of the world’s worst countries in terms of the freedom to inform and is ranked near the bottom of RSF’s 2017 World Press Freedom Index – 176th out of 180 countries. Help by sharing this information News PHOTO: FILMING FOR TIBET center_img Democracies need “reciprocity mechanism” to combat propaganda by authoritarian regimes April 27, 2021 Find out more News China: Political commentator sentenced to eight months in prison ChinaAsia – Pacific ImprisonedFreedom of expressionRSF PrizeCitizen-journalists Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is relieved to learn that Dhondup Wangchen, a well-known Tibetan filmmaker who was under house arrest in the central city of Xining after being imprisoned for six years, has finally managed to leave China. He arrived in the United States ten days ago. RSF_en Organisation June 2, 2021 Find out more Newslast_img read more

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President Buyoya prohibits radio stations from airing statements from rebels

first_img Four Burundian journalists complete 12 months in arbitrary detention News Help by sharing this information News BurundiAfrica March 7, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 President Buyoya prohibits radio stations from airing statements from rebels News June 5, 2020 Find out more Follow the news on Burundi Receive email alerts BurundiAfrica center_img Reports to go further October 21, 2020 Find out more On 4 March 2003, President Buyoya ordered all Burundian radiostations to cease airing messages from two rebel groups in the country. Reporters Without Borders expressed its concern over the decision in a letter to the president.”In a country where radio broadcasts are the principal news source, and justas peace talks are underway, it is unacceptable that Burundian citizensshould be left without access to certain news stories,” stated RobertMénard, the organisation’s secretary-general. Reporters Without Borders urged the president tolift the ban and see to it that journalists are allowed to work in a freeand safe environment in the country.On 4 March, President Buyoya summoned management representatives from allpublic and private radio stations in the country. He ordered them to ceasementioning or airing statements from two rebel groups, the Democracy DefenceForces (Forces pour la défense de la démocratie, FDD) and NationalLiberation Force (Force nationale de libération, FNL), who have neithersigned nor implemented the cease-fire agreements. The ban comes a few daysafter negotiations between the government and the FDD broke off.The head of state did not specify what the consequences might be should theradio stations ignore his order. One private radio station director told Reporters Without Borders that journalists would be forced to ignore news about certain rebel groupsfrom now on and would be unable to perform their job duties properly.Reporters Without Borders recalls that the Burundian government took a similar decision on 16 May2002. At the time, the defence minister,Major General Cyrille Ndayirukiye, had prohibited media outlets frompublishing or broadcasting interviews with rebels. The government had alsoplaced Burundian websites under surveillance. The 2020 pandemic has challenged press freedom in Africa November 27, 2020 Find out more Organisation RSF_en Burundian appeal court upholds prison sentences for four journalistslast_img read more

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St. John’s Hospital remains under cloud

first_imgPrint WhatsApp Advertisement Facebook Linkedin NewsLocal NewsSt. John’s Hospital remains under cloudBy admin – October 30, 2009 593 center_img THE future for St. John’s Hospital has been called into question following the rumoured closure of the ground floor and further beds, with a local deputy insisting that the services at the hospital are needed now, more than ever.And the hospital’s acting CEO John Cummins warned: “We don’t know what will happen next year…we could all be gone”.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Deputy Jan O’Sullivan TD, said while the ground floor was closed for most of last year, she “would not be surprised if it were to close again”.“Its a crazy situation to be in at the moment”, Deputy O’Sullivan told the Limerick Post, “closing wards because of cutbacks when the health service is under additional pressure due to swine-flu, and the expected cuts as a result of the budget, doesn’t make sense.“St. John’s provide a wonderful service but there is no logic in closing acute hospital beds and bringing patients in through A&E, putting this service under extra pressure”.She added that the substantial sums that have been reportedly paid out in sick pay to HSE workers, could cover the cost of keeping numerous beds open.A long-term patient at the hospital told the Post that, while he owes his life to staff at St. John’s, “ morale is in the gutter, as they do not know what the future holds”.He questioned if the hospital would “follow in the footsteps of Barringtons”.Deputy chief executive at St. John’s, John Cummins, said that he was not aware of plans to close the ground floor, but that it remains to be seen what the future for the hospital will be, following December’s budget.“We just received funding to reopen the ground floor in July of last year, and I am not aware of any plans for its closure. But we don’t now what will happen next year. We could all be gone”.Deputy O’Sullivan is to raise a parliamentary question regarding the future for St. John’s Hospital. Twitter Email Previous articleThomas Street has escaped economic downturn – ClarkeNext articleVacant sites in NAMA threat adminlast_img read more

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Police searching for theft suspect

first_img Pinterest Home Local News Crime Police searching for theft suspect WhatsApp Facebook Previous articleMan charged with arsonNext articleOPD apprehends wanted New Mexico fugitive admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Facebook Local NewsCrime Police searching for theft suspect The Odessa Police Department is searching for a man believed to be involved in a department store theft.Officers responded to the theft Tuesday at Bealls Department Store, 2008 East 42nd St., an OPD press release said.An unknown man reportedly took around $208 worth of merchandise and fled the scene without paying, the release detailed.The release describes the suspect as a Hispanic male around 5 feet and 6 inches in height and weighing 130 pounds, wearing a black hoodie and black jeans.Police are asking anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect to call the Odessa Police Department at 432-333-3641 or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS and reference case No. 18-02487. Pinterestcenter_img WhatsApp Police searching for man connected to hit and run Twitter Police searching for woman connected to husband’s death Bealls theft suspect Youngsters urged to be safe over graduation weekends By admin – January 18, 2018 Slap Your Mama It’s So Delicious Southern Squash CasseroleTexas Fried ChickenSummer Spaghetti SaladPowered By 10 Sec Mama’s Deviled Eggs NextStay last_img read more

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Industrial action likely – Bus Éireann

first_img Facebook Unions representing workers at Bus Éireann say industrial action is now highly likely.Yesterday management announced unilateral cuts to all premiums from the 20th of February.This affects sick pay, overtime rates and Sunday premiums for drivers.Divisional Organiser in SIPTU is Greg Ennis:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/bus10.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. By admin – January 28, 2017 Industrial action likely – Bus Éireann PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Google+ Homepage BannerNews Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers center_img Pinterest WhatsApp Twitter Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Facebook Pinterest Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Previous articleCourt case lodged against Ireland over BrexitNext articleIreland has 3rd highest rate of pharmacists in EU admin WhatsApplast_img read more

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22-year-old man who survived collision that claimed eight lives interviewed by gardai

first_imgNews The 22-year-old man who survived a horror smash that claimed eight lives has been interviewed by gardai for the first time.Gardai investigating the horrific collision in Co Donegal last July are now awaiting the results of forensic tests from the scene.Seven of eight young men in one car died instantly in the collision on the R238 between Clonmany and Buncrana on July 11.21-year-old Mark McLaughlin, from Fahan; 19-year-old Paul Doherty, from Ballyliffin; 19-year-old Ciaran Sweeney, of Ballyliffin; 21-year-old PJ McLaughlin, of Burnfoot; 23-year-old James McEleney, of Clonmany; 22-year-old Eamon McDaid, from Buncrana, and 21-year-old Damien McLaughlin, from Buncrana, all died at the scene.The driver of the second car, 66-year-old Hughie Friel from Urris in Clonmany, was also killed as he returned home from bingo.Sole survivor 22-year-old Shaun Kelly, from Buncrana, who was driving the car in which the young men perished, sustained serious injuries to his face and upper body.It emerged yesterday that gardai had interviewed him at his family home in Ballymagan. Twitter Previous articleMost of 6,000 released minks now recapturedNext articleFinn Valley punter scoops €350,000 in last nights lotto draw News Highland Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Pinterest Facebook WhatsAppcenter_img Facebook Google+ WhatsApp 22-year-old man who survived collision that claimed eight lives interviewed by gardai Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Twitter By News Highland – September 30, 2010 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th last_img read more

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Ask me no HR questions

first_imgThis week’s guruAsk me no HR questions’ and I’ll tell you no liesGuru had the pleasure of joining Nicky Campbell on Radio Five Live last weekin an intellectual debate on the rights of single people at work. In the pursuit of media glory, Guru had to argue that the raft of workplacelegislation introduced over the past few years protects married employees whohave children. As everyone knows, this places an unfair burden on the young,free and single. There was just one problem with this line of argument – Guru has sevenchildren at the last count and has been married for what seems like decades. Fortunately, though, the listeners weren’t interested and before Guru gotrumbled, they were phoning in to ask what Guru’s favourite Jack Lemmon film is,and whether PFI would deliver improved public services – subjects that Gurucould at least give an honest answer to. (“Some Like It Hot”, and”possibly”, for those too busy to tune in to Nicky Campbell.) Law will ensure leaner fat catsWhat’s the difference between a shopping trolley and a non-executivedirector? Shopping trolleys have a mind of their own, and you can get more foodand drink into a non-executive director. While this is still the view the media holds of those important bastions ofbusiness, Guru was told in no uncertain way at the Watson Wyatt/CIPD conferenceon directors’ pay, that this is no longer the case. While legislation rapidly approaches which will force companies to justifyhow directors’ remuneration is determined, non-executive directors need notfear media accusations of idleness. They’ll be kept busy as fully paid-upmembers of the remuneration committees. Full house at every meetingMeetings at PPG Industries haven’t been the same since it got gripped bylingo bingo. Guru’s HR pals at the US multinational reckon they have come upwith the definitive list. They defy anyone to get through a meeting without hearing one of thefollowing: “results driven; proactive not reactive; a win-win situation;think outside the box; the full nine yards; core business; put this one to bed,left hand not knowing what the right hand is doing, box it off, the big pictureand finally (more appropriately) let’s kick this one into touch.” deliverchange. Ask me no HR questionsOn 10 Jul 2001 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more