Deutsche Boerse Q3 net profit down 9%

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German exchange operator Deutsche Boerse on Wednesday said it posted a 9% fall in third-quarter net profit, worse than expectations, but left its guidance for the year unchanged.

FRANKFURT, Oct 28 (Reuters) - German exchange operator Deutsche Boerse DB1Gn.DE on Wednesday said it posted a 9% fall in third-quarter net profit, worse than expectations, but left its guidance for the year unchanged.

Net profit attributable to shareholders was 227.1 million euros ($268.41 million), down from 248.6 million euros a year ago, the company said. Analysts had expected less of a drop.

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(Reporting by Tom Sims and Hans Seidenstuecker)

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