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Germany: Despite denial, rumors of stock exchange merger live on

 |  February 27, 2013

Despite reports that German stock exchange Deutsche Boerse has denied any claims it has entered merger talks with CME Group Inc., the world’s second-largest exchange operator, media say the deal remains a possibility. Reports are skeptical of a successful merger, however, finding that similar concerns that blocked a merger between Deutsche Boerse with the New York Stock Exchange last year over increased fees are likely to arise again. Reports say CME Group approached the German stock exchange last year, before plans of a merger between Intercontinental Exchange Inc. and NYSE were announced.


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