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London Stock Exchange Weighs Bid for Metal Bourse, Times Says

January 29, 2012

Jan. 29 (Bloomberg) -- London Stock Exchange Group Plc is considering a bid for the London Metal Exchange, the Sunday Times said, which cites unidentified sources close to the auction.

The London Stock Exchange may team up with a partner such as the Singapore Exchange Ltd. to compete for the world’s biggest metals bourse, according to the newspaper.

--Editors: Stephen Kirkland

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To contact the editor responsible for this story: Dick Schumacher at

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