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An employee walks past a logo of Swiss bank UBS in Zurich December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer

An employee walks past a logo of Swiss bank UBS in Zurich December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer

An employee walks past a logo of Swiss bank UBS in Zurich December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer
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People walk in front of a Swiss bank UBS building in Zurich December 19, 2012. Swiss bank UBS admitted fraud and accepted a $1.5 billion fine on Wednesday for its role in manipulating global benchmark interest rates. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer

People walk in front of a Swiss bank UBS building in Zurich December 19, 2012. Swiss bank UBS admitted fraud and accepted a $1.5 billion fine on Wednesday for its role in manipulating global benchmark interest rates. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer

People walk in front of a Swiss bank UBS building in Zurich December 19, 2012. Swiss bank UBS admitted fraud and accepted a $1.5 billion fine on Wednesday for its role in manipulating global benchmark interest rates. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer
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The offices of Swiss bank UBS are seen in New York December 19, 2012. UBS agreed to a $1.5 billion fine on Wednesday after admitting to fraud and bribery in a deepening scandal over the rigging of global benchmark interest rates. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

The offices of Swiss bank UBS are seen in New York December 19, 2012. UBS agreed to a $1.5 billion fine on Wednesday after admitting to fraud and bribery in a deepening scandal over the rigging of global benchmark interest rates. REUTERS/Andrew...more

The offices of Swiss bank UBS are seen in New York December 19, 2012. UBS agreed to a $1.5 billion fine on Wednesday after admitting to fraud and bribery in a deepening scandal over the rigging of global benchmark interest rates. REUTERS/Andrew Burton
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A logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen on a building in Zurich December 18, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer

A logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen on a building in Zurich December 18, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer

A logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen on a building in Zurich December 18, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer
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A logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen on a building in Zurich December 19, 2012. Swiss bank UBS admitted fraud and accepted a $1.5 billion fine on Wednesday for its role in manipulating global benchmark interest rates. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer

A logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen on a building in Zurich December 19, 2012. Swiss bank UBS admitted fraud and accepted a $1.5 billion fine on Wednesday for its role in manipulating global benchmark interest rates. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer

A logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen on a building in Zurich December 19, 2012. Swiss bank UBS admitted fraud and accepted a $1.5 billion fine on Wednesday for its role in manipulating global benchmark interest rates. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer
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People walk in front of the Swiss bank UBS at Paradeplatz square in Zurich December 19, 2012. Swiss bank UBS admitted fraud and accepted a $1.5 billion fine on Wednesday for its role in manipulating global benchmark interest rates. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer

People walk in front of the Swiss bank UBS at Paradeplatz square in Zurich December 19, 2012. Swiss bank UBS admitted fraud and accepted a $1.5 billion fine on Wednesday for its role in manipulating global benchmark interest rates. REUTERS/Michael...more

People walk in front of the Swiss bank UBS at Paradeplatz square in Zurich December 19, 2012. Swiss bank UBS admitted fraud and accepted a $1.5 billion fine on Wednesday for its role in manipulating global benchmark interest rates. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer
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A partially illuminated (R) and a fully illuminated logo of Swiss bank UBS are seen on a building in Zurich December 18, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer

A partially illuminated (R) and a fully illuminated logo of Swiss bank UBS are seen on a building in Zurich December 18, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer

A partially illuminated (R) and a fully illuminated logo of Swiss bank UBS are seen on a building in Zurich December 18, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer
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