Frankfurt Stock Exchange: Deutsche Börse has named Unicredit banker Theodor Weimer as its new chief executive. Photograph: Hannelore Förster/Bloomberg

Deutsche Börse named Unicredit banker Theodor Weimer as its new chief executive on Thursday as it attempts to move beyond an insider trading inquiry a(...)

Entrance to London Stock Exchange: German authorities are probing Carsten Kengeter’s share dealings ahead of talks to merge with the LSE. Photograph: Andy Rain

Deutsche Börse and the London Stock Exchange Group have gambled on winning approval from Brussels for their €29 billion tie-up with only limited conce(...)

Carsten Kengeter, chief executive officer of Deutsche Boerse. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

German police and prosecutors investigating possible insider trading by the head of Deutsche Boerse have searched the office and apartment of the man (...)

Although the two companies describe the deal as a merger, Deutsche Börse is paying a takeover premium to the LSE. Photograph: PA Wire

The London Stock Exchange Group and Deutsche Börse have unveiled a deal to combine, a move they hope will fight off interlopers and persuade regulator(...)

The London Stock Exchange reached a deal on a merger with German rival Deutsche Borse  to create one of the biggest exchange companies in the world. Photograph: Phil Toscano/PA Wire

Deutsche Boerse and London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) said they had reached a merger agreement and saw potential cost savings of €450 million per yea(...)

A trader passes by an ICE screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange: ICE is a true global trading giant that can afford to buy the LSE without asking its investors for more cash.  Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

The London Stock Exchange’s 200-year-old motto is “Dictum Meum Pactum” (“My Word Is My Bond”). But while the exchange has always kept that promise in(...)

Carsten Kengeter, CEO of Deutsche Börse, would head up the company formed from the merger with LSE.

The London Stock Exchange Group and Deutsche Börse are discussing a deal that would see the creation of a holding company for the combined group based(...)

The London Stock Exchange has confirmed talks over a merger with Deutsche Boerse to create a European-based “global markets infrastructure group”. (Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA Wire)

Deutsche Boerse and the London Stock Exchange are taking a fresh run at a merger that would create a large European exchange operator potentially cap(...)

Carsten Kengeter to succeed Reto Francioni after the company’s annual meeting in June next year. Photograph: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

Carsten Kengeter is to become chief executive of Deutsche Börse in a comeback by the former head of UBS’s investment bank. He left last year after the(...)