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Friday, February 11, 2011

NYSE board to meet Sunday on D.Boerse deal-sources, (NYSE: NYX), (LSE), (TSE: X)

The board of NYSE Euronext (NYX.N) is expected to meet on Sunday to discuss a deal with Deutsche Boerse AG (DB1Gn.DE), sources close to the deal said on Friday. On Wednesday, the two powerhouse exchange operators said they were in advanced talks to merge, just hours after London Stock Exchange (LSE.L) unveiled a bid for Canadian market operator TMX Group Inc (X.TO). (Reporting by Philipp Halstrick and Ludwig Burger; Writing by Paritosh Bansal in New York, editing by Gerald E. McCormick)