200,000

- the record number of futures and options trades executed in a single day on Russian derivatives market, FORTS. The milestone was reached on 13th November 2008, beating the previous record of 172,300, achieved in September

52,000

- jobs axed by Citigroup, taking the total number of job losses this year to 75,000. Since taking over as chief executive a year ago, Vikram Pandit has cut the bank's global workforce from 375,000 to 300,000

200

- the number of execution venue feeds to which low lat