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Qatar Holding acquires NYX’ stake in Doha bourse

Qatar Holding, a unit of the country's sovereign wealth fund, has acquired NYSE Euronext (NYX)'s 12% stake in the Qatar Exchange to become its sole owner, Bloomberg has reported. The sale comes after achieving all the "strategic goals" identified for the exchange when NYSE bought a 20% stake in June 2009, the two firms said, without disclosing the financial details of the deal.