By Foo Yun Chee
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BRUSSELS Tue Nov 5, 2013 1:37pm EST

A logo of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is reflected in the window of a branch office in London November 1, 2013. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

A logo of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is reflected in the window of a branch office in London November 1, 2013.

Credit: Reuters/Luke MacGregor

(Reuters) – EU antitrust regulators are set to fine six global banks including Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan and HSBC after an investigation into the rigging of benchmark euro zone interest rates, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

The penalties, which will also target Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Credit Agricole and Societe Generale, represent the first punishments from Brussels as a result of its inquiry and are the latest costly payouts for an industry struggling to draw a line under past misdeeds.

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