CEO of Deutsche Boerse Group Reto Francioni leaves after a statement ...
Feb 1st, 2012
(AP) - CEO of Deutsche Boerse Group Reto Francioni leaves after a statement at the stock market in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012. Germany's Deutsche Boerse says the European Commission is to block its planned merger with stock market operator NYSE Euronext. Deutsche Boerse AG said in a statement Wednesday that the European Union's executive body is prohibiting the merger because it found it to be inadmissible under competition law. (AP Photo/Michael Probst) -
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