This undated image made available by Barclays PLC shows Antony Jenkins, 51, named Thursday Aug. 30, 2012 as new chief executive of Barclays PLC as shares in the group dropped following news of an investigation into an overseas investment deal. The bank announced that Antony Jenkins, would fill the post vacated by the resignation of Bob Diamond in the wake of a scandal over attempts to manipulate a key interest rate index. Jenkins takes over just as the bank has been hit by more bad news. Barclays disclosed Wednesday that Britain's Serious Fraud Office was looking into the bank's payments to Qatar Holdings LLC when Barclays raised more than 5 billion pounds ($8 billion) of emergency capital at the height of the global financial crisis, funds which saved Barclays from needing a government bailout. (AP Photo/Newscast for Barclays, HO)

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This undated image made available by Barclays PLC shows Antony Jenkins, 51, named Thursday Aug. 30, 2012  as new chief executive of Barclays PLC as shares in the group dropped following news of an investigation into an overseas investment deal. The bank announced that Antony Jenkins, would fill the post vacated by the resignation of Bob Diamond in the wake of a scandal over attempts to manipulate a key interest rate index. Jenkins takes over just as the bank has been hit by more bad news. Barclays disclosed Wednesday that Britain's Serious Fraud Office was looking into the bank's payments to Qatar Holdings LLC when Barclays raised more than 5 billion pounds ($8 billion) of emergency capital at the height of the global financial crisis, funds which saved Barclays from needing a government bailout.  (AP Photo/Newscast for Barclays, HO)
This undated image made available by Barclays PLC shows Antony Jenkins, 51, named Thursday Aug. 30, 2012 as new chief executive of Barclays PLC as shares in the group dropped following news of an investigation into an overseas investment deal. The bank announced that Antony Jenkins, would fill the post vacated by the resignation of Bob Diamond in the wake of a scandal over attempts to manipulate a key interest rate index. Jenkins takes over just as the bank has been hit by more bad news. Barclays disclosed Wednesday that Britain's Serious Fraud Office was looking into the bank's payments to Qatar Holdings LLC when Barclays raised more than 5 billion pounds ($8 billion) of emergency capital at the height of the global financial crisis, funds which saved Barclays from needing a government bailout. (AP Photo/Newscast for Barclays, HO)
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