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Holding bankers to accountA decade of market manipulation, regulatory failures and regulatory reforms$
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Oonagh McDonald CBE

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781526119438

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2019

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9781526119438.001.0001

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Gold and silver fixing

Gold and silver fixing

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(p.189) Chapter 8 Gold and silver fixing
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Holding bankers to account
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Oonagh McDonald

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526119438.003.0008

This chapter begins with short histories of the London gold and silver markets, including the development of the gold and silver fixes. After the breaking of the LIBOR and FX scandals, suspicions soon emerged that the gold and silver markets were also being rigged. Initial investigations by the CFTC found no evidence of this, but orders would later be issued against a number of figures, notably trader David Liew, and steps would be taken to protect the system from manipulation.

Keywords:   London gold market, London silver market, Gold Fix, Silver Fix, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, COMEX, David Liew, Treasury Select Committee Hearings

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