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Market fixing punished, riding the rails further afield and protecting vulnerable borrowers


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Market fixing punished, riding the rails further afield and protecting vulnerable borrowers

As if foreign exchange trading wasn’t complicated enough, we’ve learned that some of those involved haven’t been playing by the rules.

Global regulators fined a group of leading banks for allowing rogue traders to manipulate markets and rig benchmarks.

Settlements were especially striking in Britain, casting a shadow over London’s credentials as the world center for forex-related activities.

Do you plan to leave the city? Let Business Weekly take you on one of the brand new Eurostar trains heading for Paris from St. Pancras station.

The passenger rail service that hurtles through the Channel Tunnel is celebrating its 20th birthday, and has marked the occasion by announcing new investment and new routes.

Still, should we decide to return to Europe’s financial capital, we can do so knowing the authorities do intervene to defend people from greed.

The Financial Conduct Authority has just put a cap on a form of loan that, according to critics, has blurred boundaries with usury.

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