Ex-RP Martin execs fined, banned in Libor probe

2015-01-22 15:55

Britain's financial regulator has fined and banned the former official and compliance chief of RP Martin for the alleged manipulation of Libor rates.

HSBC takes $378m hit for forex scandal

2014-11-03 12:00

HSBC bank has taken a $378m charge linked to allegations of foreign exchange market rigging, and posted mixed earnings for the third quarter.

UK wins first guilty plea in rate rigging probe

2014-10-07 13:30

A senior banker at a leading British bank has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud in connection with the manipulation of Libor benchmark interest rates.

Libor rigging: Lloyds expects fine

2014-07-25 12:10

The long-awaited fine on Britain's Lloyds Banking Group in relation to the benchmark interest rate fixing allegations will be announced soon, sources say.

UK brokerage fined $2.3m over Libor scandal

2014-05-16 11:21

RP Martin has been fined by British and US regulators over allegations its traders manipulated benchmark interest rates.

No rush to regulate forex over fixing scandal

2014-05-09 16:49

Governments should not leap into full-scale regulation of currency trading in the wake of claims leading banks rigged market benchmarks, a top UK official says.

UK watchdog issues another warning notice

2014-02-27 20:00

Britain's financial regulator has issued its third warning notice to an individual trader, as part of a probe into manipulation of benchmark interest rates.

UK watchdog issues warnings to bankers

2014-02-03 20:45

Britain's financial watchdog has issued its first warning notices against two bankers for their part in alleged manipulation of benchmark interest rates.

UBS Japan pays $100m in rate-fixing case

2013-09-19 10:56

A federal judge has signed off on a $100m fine on UBS's subsidiary in Japan, part of a larger global crackdown on the Swiss banking giant in the Libor scandal.

ICAP in talks to settle Libor probe

2013-09-05 20:19

ICAP is in advanced talks with regulators over a deal to end an investigation into its alleged role in the manipulation of benchmark interest rates, a report says.

Adapt or die, Barclays boss tells staff

2013-01-17 12:43

Barclays' new CEO has told staff they should leave if they do not want to sign up to a set of standards aimed at rebuilding the British bank's reputation.

UBS pays $1.5bn to settle Libor rigging

2012-12-19 08:18

UBS says it will pay $1.53bn to settle a wide-ranging, multi-regulator probe into how the Swiss bank's traders manipulated yen Libor and euroyen contracts.

New insight into Libor rigging

2012-08-23 13:42

A former dealer for the Royal Bank of Scotland Group has given fresh details on how traders at the UK bank tried to influence Libor rates, court documents show.

Former Barclays CEO hits back

2012-08-19 08:54

Former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond has hit back strongly at claims by British lawmakers that he gave "highly selective" evidence over the Libor rate-rigging scandal.

Barclays says sorry as profits soar

2012-07-27 09:32

British bank Barclays says it is confident it will repair the damage caused by an interest rate-rigging scandal after beating expectations with a £4bn profit.

Libor scandal undermines market confidence

2012-07-16 17:53

The scandal of banks having manipulated the Libor global interest rate benchmark is taking a toll on confidence in the markets, says the International Monetary Fund.


JPMorgan faces US criminal probe on forex trade

2014-11-04 10:56

The US Department of Justice has launched a criminal investigation of JPMorgan Chase's foreign exchange trading business, the bank disclosed.

US, Euro banks near deals on forex rigging

2014-10-08 08:48

Large American and European banks are nearing settlement deals with British regulators over rigging interest rates and manipulating the foreign exchange market.

UK eyes Libor abuse powers for oil, gold

2014-09-25 11:00

Britain says new powers to punish rigging of Libor interest rates with criminal sanctions should be extended for seven major benchmarks.

UK expects currency probe to hot up

2014-07-10 19:45

Britain's financial regulator expects a rising tide of requests for help from its overseas peers relating to an investigation into the vast foreign exchange market.

Broker ICAP's profit slips on Libor probe

2014-05-14 11:30

Britain's Icap, the world's largest interdealer broker, has reported a 4% fall in pretax profit, hit by an investigation into Libor and other benchmark rigging.

Former ICAP brokers in UK court

2014-04-15 15:15

Three former brokers at the world's largest interdealer broker ICAP charged with running a scheme to manipulate Libor rates have appeared in a London court.

Rate scandal: Top regulator joins FX probe

2014-02-14 20:00

Foreign exchange benchmarks will be reviewed by the world's top financial regulator, the latest front to be opened in a global probe into allegations of price manipulation.

Trio charged in rate-rigging scandal

2013-09-25 15:03

Three ex-brokers at ICAP, the world's biggest interdealer-broker, face criminal charges for allegedly helping to manipulate the Libor benchmark interest rate.

Europe set to stamp out benchmark rigging

2013-09-18 19:15

European Union regulators have proposed the first set of rules to stop rigging of commodity and interest rates, forcing transparency on multi-trillion-euro markets.

Barclays forced to name Libor culprits

2013-01-25 09:44

Barclays has been forced to name top executives and traders linked to a global rate-fixing probe, despite their calls for anonymity.

RBS to cut bonuses to pay Libor fines

2013-01-11 14:12

Royal Bank of Scotland is preparing to slash bonuses for its investment bankers to help pay fines for its role in an interest rate rigging scandal, a source says.

RBS closing in on rate-rigging settlement

2012-08-24 18:19

Royal Bank of Scotland is expected to agree to a settlement in the next two months with US and UK authorities investigating its role in an interest-rate rigging scandal.

Barclays culture flawed - report

2012-08-20 08:38

Company culture at Barclays is “deeply flawed”, according to a UK parliamentary report into the “disgraceful” rigging of the Libor rate.

A Greek banker and the birth of Libor

2012-08-08 12:52

Minos Zombanakis, born 86 years ago on a Greek island, remembers the birth of the interest rate benchmark now at the heart of a global rigging scandal well.

Barclays played by its own rules

2012-07-17 17:30

Barclays was "sailing close to the wind" and ignored concerns expressed about its behaviour, says the governor of the Bank of England.

Japan fingered in rate-rigging scandal

2012-07-13 13:52

The EU probe into a "shocking" interest-rate rigging scandal in the world's biggest money market in London includes Japan, says the EU Competition Commissioner.

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