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Knight Board Said Meeting Today Following Getco, Virtu Bids

Knight Capital Group Inc.’s board is scheduled to meet today after receiving takeover proposals from Getco LLC and Virtu Financial LLC., according to a person familiar with the situation.

Directors of the Jersey City, New Jersey-based company are mapping their response to the offers, which came yesterday and helped push the stock to its biggest rally in nine years, according to the person, who requested anonymity because the negotiations are private.