Lloyds suspends forex trader

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Lloyds Banking Group has suspended one of its foreign exchange traders after an internal investigation into allegations of currency manipulation, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Reuters reports that the suspension of the trader marks the first time the partly state-owned British bank has been linked with alleged currency manipulation, although the source said the trader had not been accused of any wrongdoing.

Allegations of manipulation in forex rates are the subject of investigations by authorities around the world, dragging in many of the world's biggest banks and currency market participants, including UBS, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan and Citigroup, where traders have either been suspended, put on leave or fired.

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