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London Stock Exchange launches counterparty service

London Clearing House, the London Stock Exchange and Crestco are launching the Central Counterparty service for the London Stock Exchange&#39s electronic order books.

The system gives the London securities markets post-trade anonymity and increases efficiency of settlement processing.

London Stock Exchange chief executive Clara Furse says: “This central counterparty is good news for London and it is good news for our customers. it highlights how London-based organisations can work constructively to meet market needs and deliver world class services.”

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