The London and Toronto stock exchanges have scrapped plans for a C$3.6bn (£2.3bn) merger because it was unlikely to win enough shareholder votes.
TMX, which owns the Toronto exchange, said that based on votes already cast, the required two-thirds shareholder support was unlikely to be met.
The LSE said in a statement that its shareholders overwhelmingly backed a merger, based on votes already cast.
Xavier Rolet, LSE chief executive, said: "We are clearly disappointed." More...