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Libor traders may avoid fine after deadline passes

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Traders facing penalties from British regulators over their involvement in rigging Libor may avoid being fined after the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority missed a deadline to take action, three people with knowledge of the matter said.

EU unveils giant 392bn dollar jobs and growth plan

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Jean-Claude Juncker, the newly installed head of the European Union, has unveiled a 315 billion euro ($392 billion) investment package to help kick start Europe's flagging economy, create a million jobs, and help growth and competitiveness.

Barclays hires in equity sales

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Barclays has hired 11 people for Japanese equity sales and trading since July and plans to add about four more by the end of the year amid a resurgence in the world’s second-largest stock market.