TV News LIES

Monday, Aug 29th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News International Reports: Barclays bank suspends 6 in rigging probe

Reports: Barclays bank suspends 6 in rigging probe

E-mail Print PDF

barclaysBarclays bank has suspended six traders amid an investigation into whether international currency markets were rigged, the BBC, the Financial Times and other outlets reported Saturday.

Barclays, Britain's second-largest bank, revealed on Wednesday that it was the subject of an investigation by regulators in Britain and other countries over "possible attempts to manipulate certain benchmark currency exchange rates."

The bank said it was "reviewing its foreign exchange trading covering a several year period through August 2013 and is cooperating with the relevant authorities."

Barclays spokeswoman Aurelie Leonard declined to comment Saturday on reports that traders had been suspended.

Other banks including JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and Switzerland's UBS have also said they are being investigated over currency trading, and Britain's RBS suspended two traders on Thursday in the same investigation.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Brazil's Dilma Rousseff defends record at impeachment trial

Dilma RousseffBrazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff has defended her record during her impeachment trial in the Senate.She...

Two United Airlines pilots suspected of being drunk arrested at Glasgow airport

Pilots could be drunkTwo United Airlines pilots suspected of boarding a plane while intoxicated were arrested in the cockpit...

Scores killed in ISIL-claimed suicide bombing in Yemen

Yemen bombing by ISISA suicide car bomb attack on an army training camp in Yemen's second city of Aden...

French mayors refuse to lift burkini ban despite court ruling

Burkini ban continuesA majority of mayors who have banned burkinis in about 30 French coastal resorts are refusing...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!