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Frankfurt will likely approve stock exchange merger

Deutsche Borse officials are confident the Board will approve the stock exchange merger in a meeting this afternoon.


But the influential German newspaper Boersen Zeitung says that it might be delayed until a number of details are clarified.


London based electronic share market Tradepoint and the Swiss stock exchange confirmed today they are engaging in talks in a bid to form an alternative pan-European blue-chip trading platform.


If these discussions are successful, the resulting merger would rival the proposed London-Frankfurt iX.

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