Buy-side firms seek greater voice on BoE FX committee

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Large asset managers and other buy-side firms have approached the Bank of England (BoE) in a bid to take a more active role on the central bank's foreign exchange joint standing committee (FXJSC), FX Week has learned.

The moves come in the wake of allegations that banks colluded to manipulate foreign exchange prices, and after it emerged banks discussed the issue of currency benchmarks at one of the committee's meetings, people familiar with the matter told FX Week.

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