ABN Surges on Barclays Talks

The Briitsh bank confirms exclusive talks.
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ABN Amro (ABN) surged 14% Monday after Britain's Barclays (BCS) - Get Report confirmed the two are in exclusive talks over a possible merger.

The Wall Street Journal

reported an acquisition of the Dutch bank could cost Barclay's some $80 billion.

ABN rose $5.12 to $41.36.