Gold Fix Manipulation Crackdown: Deutsche Officially Resigns London Fix Seat

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden
ZeroHedge.com
04/29/2014

Three months ago, we discussed the increasingly close eye that regulators were keeping on Deutsche Bank (and in fact many other precious metal fix providers) as manipulation concerns shifted from conspiracy theory to conspiracy fact. At the time, Deutsche – among other banks – had suggested it would relinquish its role on the London Fixing committee and was actively marketing its seat to other LBMA members – it failed to find a willing buyer; the WSJ now confirms…

DEUTSCHE BANK SAID TO BE UNABLE TO FIND BUYER FOR GOLD SEAT
DEUTSCHE BANK RESIGNS SEAT ON GOLD, SILVER FIX, GIVES TWO WEEKS NOTICE – SOURCE

This is hardly surprising given previous comments that possible manipulation of precious metals “is worse than the Libor-rigging scandal.” but it does leave us wondering who is left to do the manipulating? It seems no one wants to be part of the fixing process (critical for so many derivatives contracts) unless they are allowed to manipulate it to their own needs.

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