Deutsche Boerse not interested in buying Euronext - sources

The plaque of the Deutsche Boerse AG is pictured at the entrance of the Frankfurt stock exchange
The plaque of the Deutsche Boerse AG is pictured at the entrance of the Frankfurt stock exchange February 1, 2012. REUTERS/Alex Domanski

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German stock exchange operator Deutsche Boerse has no interest in buying European exchange group Euronext , sources close to Deutsche Boerse told Reuters on Tuesday.

The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday cited people familiar with the discussions as saying that Deutsche Boerse, London Stock Exchange Group and Nasdaq OMX Group were considering individual bids for Euronext.

Deutsche Boerse declined to comment.

(Reporting by Andreas Kroener; Writing by Ludwig Burger; Editing by David Goodman)