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Barclays, RBS, Citigroup, JPMorgan, MUFG fined billions for Cartel

Brussels, May 16 (UNI) The European Commission (EC) said in a statement on Thursday that it had fined five banks 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) for taking part in cartels.
"In two settlement decisions, the European Commission has fined five banks for taking part in two cartels in the Spot Foreign Exchange market for 11 currencies - Euro, British Pound, Japanese Yen, Swiss Franc, US, Canadian, New Zealand and Australian Dollars, and Danish, Swedish and Norwegian crowns," the statement said.
"The first decision (so-called “Forex - Three Way Banana Split” cartel) imposes a total fine of €811 197 000 on Barclays, The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Citigroup and JPMorgan. The second decision (so-called “Forex- Essex Express” cartel) imposes a total fine of €257 682 000 on Barclays, RBS and MUFG Bank (formerly Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi)," it said.
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Brazil : Eleven dead after gunmen open fire at bar, officials call it 'massacre'

20 May 2019 | 5:02 AM

Rio De Janeiro, May 20 (UNI) Multiple gunmen opened fire at a bar in Belem City on Sunday , killing eleven people and injuring at least one other person, local officials say.

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Blast near tourist bus injures at least 17 in Egypt

19 May 2019 | 8:24 PM

Cairo, May 19 (UNI) A bomb exploded near the New Egyptian Museum, close to the Giza Pyramids in Egypt on Sunday, injuring at least 17 people, suspected to be tourists, since the blast occurred near a bus, carrying 25 South African citizens.

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China for new era of ties with Bangladesh, says envoy

19 May 2019 | 6:55 PM

Dhaka, May 19 (UNI) Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Zhang Zuo on Saturday said his country would like to push China Bangladesh relations into a new era to bring more to people of both the nations.

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Austria to hold snap election in Sept: Prez

19 May 2019 | 6:33 PM

Vienna, May 19 (UNI) Austria is set to hold a snap election in September, Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen said here on Sunday.

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Four workers dead, two injured as crane collapses in Central Israel

19 May 2019 | 6:31 PM

Jerusalem, May 19 (UNI) In a gruesome incident, at least four construction workers died while two sustained injuries after a crane collapsed and counterweights crashed to the ground at a residential construction site in which they were working in Central Israel's Yavne city on Sunday.

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