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NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Borse agree on $10 billion merger

The board of directors of NYSE Euronext and Frankfurt's Deutsche Borse have agreed to a $10 billion dollar merger.

It will create the world's biggest exchange by revenue.

But it has proved controversial in the US and still needs the approval of shareholders and regulators.

The BBC's Caroline Hepker reports.

  • 15 Feb 2011