The Hong Kong Exchanges and
Clearing Limited has proposed a 31.6 billion pound ($39 billion)
takeover of the London Stock Exchange, it said on
Wednesday, just weeks after the London bourse announced a plan
to merge with data company Refinitiv.
Czech interest rates should stay
on an even keel over the next year to keep domestic inflationary
pressures under control even while global central banks shift to
policy easing, Czech National Bank Vice-Governor Marek Mora said
in an interview.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
said on Wednesday it has made a proposal to the board
of London Stock Exchange Group Plc to combine the two
companies which values the LSE at about 29.6 billion pounds