TP ICAP PLC (TCAPI.L)
22 Jan 2018
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* HAS ACQUIRED SCS COMMODITIES CORP ("SCS"), AN INDEPENDENT ENERGY AND COMMODITIES BROKER BASED IN US
* TP ICAP PLC - WITH EFFECT FROM TODAY, IT IS READY FOR MARKETS IN FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS DIRECTIVE (MIFID II)
* WILL APPLY FOR A CAPITAL INCREASE OF AROUND CHF 80 MILLION AT EGM
* TP ICAP PLC - ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF COEX PARTNERS LIMITED
* Previous year buoyed by political surprises (Adds CEO, CFO comments, details, updates shares)
Nov 20 Financial technology company NEX Group a fall in first-half trading operating profit and said market conditions remained challenging as banks and other firms reported a lack of volume and volatility in fixed income, currencies and commodities.
* TP ICAP falls after "shock" departure of finance chief (ADVISORY- Follow European and UK stock markets in real time on the Reuters Live Markets blog on Eikon, see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets)
* Shares slump 9 percent (Adds details, analyst comments, share movement, share chart)
TP ICAP , the world's largest interdealer broker, pointed to challenging outlook for its final quarter of 2017, blaming a lack of market volatility compared with the same period last year.