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Friday, February 11, 2011

FACTBOX-Key obstacles for D.Boerse-NYSE Euronext deal, (NYSE: NYX)

German exchange operator Deutsche Boerse (DB1Gn.DE) is in advance talks with NYSE Euronext (NYX.N) in a deal that would create the world's largest trading powerhouse. A deal is mooted by early next week before Deutsche Boerse presents full year earnings on Feb. 15, and Deutsche Boerse's supervisory board, akin to a U.S. board of directors, is likely to discuss details at a meeting slated for Tuesday. Key obstacles to a deal remain: REGULATION