Report: Documents show U.S. has approved sale of Chicago Stock Exchange to Chinese firm

The sale was approved despite the objections of several U.S. lawmakers. /Getty Images

 

The sale was approved by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to a Chinese group led by Chongqing Casin Enterprise Group despite the objections of several U.S. lawmakers who cited concerns about the level of influence the Chinese state might gain over the Chicago exchange, Reuters reported. Continue reading