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Barroso: Commission Adopted Financial-Transaction Tax Proposal

September 28, 2011

Sept. 28 (Bloomberg) -- European Commission President Jose Barroso said the commission today adopted a proposal for introducing a financial-transaction tax.

The fiancial sector must make a contribution back to society, Barroso told the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France.

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