Judge Lorna Schofield of the Southern District Court of New York has approved the proposed settlement that sees five banks pay $111 million for alleged FX benchmark manipulation.
The dollar slipped against the yen, pushing back towards last week’s 4½ month low on worries over North Korea’s nuclear ambitions and on comments from a Federal Reserve official about subdued US inflation.
The slide in the buck in 2017 is just the start of a “multi-year” move lower, according to new analysis by Nomura.
Sterling consolidated gains, a day after posting its biggest daily rise in nearly two months, as investors trimmed some bearish bets before a parliamentary debate over the government’s European Union repeal bill.
It’s been a good couple of weeks for the pound, as it rallied against the euro and held onto its gains. But not all are convinced it will last.
If currency continues to rise, analysts eye extension of ECB bond-buying.
Investor anxiety, as measured by one-month implied currency volatility, dropped to multi-month lows last month in Russia, South Africa and Brazil – countries with some of the most generous yields on their local government debt.
Dutch bank ING, which last year dubbed buying the Czech crown ‘the trade of 2017’, said it was closing its recommendation on the currency, which has risen less than expected since the ending of an exchange rate cap.
The massive gains for bitcoin this year are not your father’s bubble – it is far more dramatic – Bank of America Merrill Lynch said.
Bitcoin bubble, US company financial arbitrage, EM debt rally, European demographics.
Continued ambiguities in the rules could hit European market liquidity at the start of 2018.
Regulators must do more to help mom-and-pop investors better understand the potential risks posed by cyber crime and new technologies used to commit fraud, US Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton said.
The claim that the Securities and Exchange Commission gets a big boost from bringing enforcement actions before its own administrative law judges has become a matter of lore, at least among the members of the securities defense bar.
Following the mixed news from other platforms to report last week, the pattern of varying fortunes in terms of average daily volume (ADV) has continued with Nex Markets’ EBS reporting a month-on-month and year-on-year increase, but CME Group reporting a drop from July 2017 but a healthy rise from August 2016.
Deutsche Bank chief executive John Cryan has called on the ECB to end the ultra-low interest rate policy that has battered banks’ profitability in recent years.
Banks already using algorithms to monitor traders are looking to expand surveillance to cover more employees in the wake of the Wells Fargo scandal.
The loonie’s on fire ahead of Wednesday’s interest-rates decision from Canada’s central bank.
Uzbekistan’s som lost almost half of its value in a single day, after the government announced it would remove its peg against the dollar in an attempt to crack down on black market trade in the currency.
Central European currencies weakened after Hungary and the Czech Republic reported much weaker than expected industrial output figures for July.