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BRIEF-US SEC and major exchanges agree on framework to strengthen circuit breakers

WASHINGTON, May 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday after a meeting with broker-dealer watchdog the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and six exchanges the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, BATS, Direct Edge, ISE and CBOE : * Says major exchanges and regulators agree on "structural framework" for strengthening circuit breakers and handling erroneous trades (Company news desk in Washington; +1 202 898 8400, washington.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com) COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Reuters 2010. All rights reserved.

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