Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, vice-chancellor at the University of the West Indies, was the featured speaker at the 2016 Eric Williams Memorial Lecture Series, held in honour of the country’s...
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Niederauer steps down at New York Stock Exchange
NEW YORK—Citing a rapid integration with the IntercontinentalExchange Group, Duncan Niederauer will step down as CEO of the New York Stock Exchange immediately. Thomas Farley, NYSE's chief operating officer, will succeed Niederauer, taking the title of president of the NYSE Group. Niederauer, 54, served as CEO of NYSE Euronext, the company that owns the New York Stock Exchange, from 2007 through late 2013. He will continue as presideˇΩnt of ICE through Aug. 2, ICE said. Niederauer had been expected to stay until the end of the year. ICE, the futures exchange based in Atlanta, closed on its acquisition of the NYSE in November for about US$8 billion in cash and stock. (AP)