HSBC, UBS Settle U.S. Rate Rigging Litigation

Reuters reported that HSBC Holdings and UBS Group have each agreed to pay $14 million to settle private U.S. litigation accusing them of rigging an interest rate benchmark.

WSJ: Big Banks Lose Nearly Half a Trillion Dollars in 2016

The Wall Street Journal reported that 20 of the world’s biggest banks have lost 25% of their aggregate market value — approximately $465 billion — according to data from FactSet.