RPT-TMX shares jump 12 percent after LSE deal

Wed Feb 9, 2011 9:36am EST
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TORONTO Feb 9 (Reuters) - Shares of TMX Group (X.TO: Quote) surged on Wednesday, after news that the London Stock Exchange (LSE.L: Quote) will buy Canada's main stock exchange in a deal that would create the world's biggest center of mining and energy trading. [ID:nLDE71808S]

Shares of TMX shot up almost 12 percent to C$45 at the open, as markets welcomed the all-share deal. (Reporting by Claire Sibonney; editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)