PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Oct 22

Mon Oct 21, 2013 9:50pm EDT

Oct 22 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Headlines

BANKER SUES REGULATOR OVER BEING IDENTIFIED IN 'WHALE' DEBACLE

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SFO NARROWS LIBOR CHARGES

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CONSORTIUM WINS BRAZIL DEEPWATER OILFIELD AUCTION

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NETFLIX BEATS EXPECTATIONS WITH 40 MLN SUBSCRIBERS

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BSKYB AND TWITTER TO SHARE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

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Overview

Former top JPMorgan Chase banker, Achilles Macris, filed a claim against Britain's financial watchdog, saying he was wrongly identified and criticised in settlement papers involving the "London Whale" trading scandal.

Former ICAP, Rabobank, Royal Bank of Scotland, Deutsche Bank and UBS employees were among the 22 names that Britain's financial watchdog included as alleged co-conspirators of Tom Hayes, a former star trader at both UBS and Citigroup, facing criminal charges for manipulating Libor benchmark interest rates.

A consortium led by Royal Dutch Shell, France's Total, Brazil's state-run Petrobras, and PetroChina won the bid for the Libra deepwater oilfield in an auction on Monday.

Subscription video company Netflix's shares rose about 10 percent in after-market trading after it reported it had signed on over 40 million global subscribers and tripled third-quarter profits, beating analysts' estimates.

British Sky Broadcasting and Twitter have teamed up to share video highlights from Uefa Champions League football games in real time.

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