The continual rise in trading volumes is forcing derivatives trade firms to look at better automation, according to research.
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The group of MPs conducting a review into phone hacking, at Rupert Murdoch's now defunct News of The World newspaper, has drawn attention back to a tranche of emails sent by journalists and executives at the company.
Bond traders are increasingly looking to electronic systems to execute their trades, according to market experts, with one vendor noting a tripling in activity.
A sea change is taking place in stock trading, whereby many banks and brokerage firms are spending huge amounts of cash on technology and people to prevent rogue traders and keep ahead of regulatory demands, according to an expert in the field.
Banks and other financial industry participants have expressed their frustration around the pace of regulation being introduced in the markets.
Kurt Mix, a former engineer at BP, has been charged by the FBI with obstruction of justice, after allegedly deleting data and text messages around the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill from his iPhone.
The government is set to fast-track data sharing policies in order to allow public sector bodies to much more easily share people's confidential information, under a major plan reportedly being announced next month.
Hackers have hit a record number of UK businesses in the last year, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers and InfoSecurity survey.
NYSE Euronext has dramatically broadened access to its UK data centre, which is located in Basildon and went live in late 2010.
A High Court judge has issued a tough rebuke to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), over the watchdog's handling of a case that left it unable to track the information it had used to obtain a search warrant.
The Financial Services Authority has decided to fine JP Morgan Cazenove's chairman of capital markets, Ian Hannam, £450,000 after it judged that he had disclosed insider trading information in two emails.
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has heavily criticised investment banks for failing to maintain the right anti-bribery and corruption data, or implement decent preventative systems.
The government is set to announce a huge database of UK citizens' emails, web usage, texts and phone calls, drawing the ire of civil liberties campaigners.
A move by Goldman Sachs to introduce a full electronic trading system for bonds has come at a time that the industry as a whole is stepping up IT-driven trading. While stocks and shares trading has long been automated in many organisations, bond traders have often stuck with desk-based trading.
Some 14,400 News Corp emails have been published by an Australian newspaper as a storm grows around Rupert Murdoch's company and a former unit's alleged involvement in hacking the smart codes of pay TV rival ONdigital.
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