The agreement limits bonus payments across the EU to, at most, twice bankers' annual salaries.
Prime Minister David Cameron has insisted that it must be implemented in a way that takes into account the position of London as a global financial centre.
Banks have increased salaries across Europe by 37 per cent in the past four years in response to the current crackdown on bonuses.
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