Stock markets: Hong Kong Stock Exchange wants to buy London Stock Exchange for 36 billion euros
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London (AFP) The Hong Kong Stock Exchange wants to buy the trading center in London. The Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited offers 31.6 billion pounds (36 billion euros), the London Stock Exchange (LSE) announced on Wednesday. The Hong Kong Stock Exchange proposes to "unite" both trading venues to "create one of the largest trading venues in the world".