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Montevideo, October 3rd 2022 - 05:26 UTC

Tag: foreign exchange markets

  • Thursday, May 21st 2015 - 07:08 UTC

    Five world leading banks fined 5.7bn dollars for manipulating foreign exchange markets

    US Attorney General Loretta Lynch said that “almost every day” for five years,  currency traders used a private electronic chat room to manipulate exchange rates

    Five of the world's largest banks are to pay fines totaling $5.7bn for charges including manipulating the foreign exchange market. Four of the banks - JPMorgan, Barclays, Citigroup and RBS - have agreed to plead guilty to US criminal charges, while the fifth, UBS from Switzerland will plead guilty to rigging benchmark interest rates.

  • Thursday, October 3rd 2013 - 06:31 UTC

    Colombia, Chile and Peru move to integrate foreign exchange markets

    Real stats on money exchanges among Pacific countries, said Juan Pablo Cordoba, head of Colombia’s stock exchange.

    Colombia, Peru and Chile announced on Wednesday the integration of their foreign exchange markets in the framework of MILA to facilitate money exchange operations between the three associates which add to a daily average turnover of 2,798bn. So far the Latinamerican Integrated Market, MILA, is operating with a combined stock market for the three nations.