Economic Impact of the Deutsche Börse-NYSE Euronext Merger on the EuropeanFinancial Markets

As the eurozone crisis continues to build, the possible ramifications for the U.S. of a European economic disaster, such as a Greek default, are taking center stage. While political rifts have been exposed at the hands of the crisis, so has the depth of financial interdependence between both sides of the Atlantic. A recent report on the financial impacts of the Deutsche Börse-NYSE Euronext exchange merger by Prof. Dr. Henrik Enderlein, Associate Dean and Professor of Political Economy at the Hertie School of Governance and a frequent participant at AGI programs, shows that the overall financial stability of the U.S. and Europe are deeply interconnected, as is their standing in the global markets.

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