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First LIBOR, Now Currency Exchanges

And the reasons clients continue to trust big banks are? Bloomberg News reports that some of the biggest banks globally have been manipulating benchmark foreign-exchange rates to profit from moves they subsequently make for clients. The $4.7 trillion-a-day foreign-exchange market (FX market) is one of the least regulated. The rigging of these rates affects the value of trillions of dollars in funds, including pensions and savings accounts.

June 12, 2013 8:26 AM