Barclays to pay $200 million in Libor probe: source

WASHINGTON Wed Jun 27, 2012 1:29pm BST

A logo of Barclays bank is seen outside a branch in Altrincham, northern England April 26, 2012. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A logo of Barclays bank is seen outside a branch in Altrincham, northern England April 26, 2012.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Barclays Plc (BARC.L) will pay a $200 million (128 million pounds) penalty to settle charges related to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's probe over alleged manipulation of the key interbank lending rate known as Libor, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

(Reporting By Alexandra Alper; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick)

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