The total amount paid by banks to settle a civil lawsuit related to allegations that traders manipulated the currency market has reached almost $2 billion following a recent round of settlement agreements, the Wall Street Journal reported.
HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA.L), Barclays Plc (BARC.L), BNP Paribas SA (BNPP.PA) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) have recently signed agreements to settle the case, the Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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