LSE May Start Bond Ventures in France, Germany, Telegraph Says

May 20 (Bloomberg) -- London Stock Exchange Group Plc is considering opening markets for retail bonds in France and Germany, the Sunday Telegraph reported, citing Xavier Rolet, the U.K. company’s chief executive officer.

The expansion of the LSE’s Order Book for Retail Bonds, known as Orb, into continental Europe would take place once turmoil in financial markets has settled, according to Rolet, the newspaper said.

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