Libor: They all knew – and no one acted

Posted: July 15, 2012 in Economy
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Regulators on both sides of the Atlantic failed to act on clear warnings that the Libor interest rate was being falsely reported by banks during the financial crisis, it emerged last night.

 

A cache of documents released yesterday by the New York Federal Reserve showed that US officials had evidence from April 2008 that Barclays was knowingly posting false reports about the rate at which it could borrow in order to assuage market concerns about its solvency.

 

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/libor-they-all-knew–and-no-one-acted-7942451.html

 

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