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Brexit drives push for bigger Frankfurt role in exchange merger

ECB, German regulators, politicians seek more control of holding company

Deutsche Boerse says the merger is not about relocating businesses. It wants to support Europe's future cohesion by keeping vital bridges between the region's two biggest economies.


GERMANY and the European Central Bank are pushing harder for Deutsche Boerse and the London Stock Exchange to give Frankfurt a greater role once they merge, now Britain is leaving the European Union, people involved said.

As it stands, London is due to be the home of the...

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