UPDATE 1-French prosecutors drop BNP Paribas insider trading probe

April 8, 2015 4:22 PM

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PARIS, April 8 (Reuters) - French prosecutors said on Wednesday they were dropping an inquiry into alleged insider trading by several executives at French bank BNP Paribas after finding no signs of wrongdoing.

Prosecutors opened a preliminary investigation in October after receiving an anonymous letter flagging alleged insider trading deals by several top executives in 2013.

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