Deutsche Boerse's planned takeover of NYSE Euronext
A final decision is expected on Dec 13, the Journal said.
In a response to the commission, which sought industry feedback for the antitrust review, Nasdaq said earlier this month the new entity would destroy competition in derivatives trading and exploit its dominance over customers, the paper reported.
Nasdaq had launched a hostile bid for NYSE Euronext in April, with IntercontinentalExchange Inc
None of the parties could immediately be reached for comment by Reuters outside regular U.S. business hours.
(Reporting by Gowri Jayakumar in Bangalore; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)