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Failed merger costs hurt NYSE Euronext

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French election triggers crisis for austerity plans

Angela Merkel's agenda of forcing through austerity programmes from Athens to Dublin faced its toughest test yet with the success of François Hollande in the first round of French presidential elections.

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Austerity strategy poised on a knife-edge as Socialists look set to storm the Elysée Palace

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Staff at Goldman Sachs have been put on notice to expect more cuts to their bonuses this year, after the bank slashed payments to its bonus pool in the first three months of 2012.

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