Five Ex-Barclays Traders Plead Not Guilty to Libor Manipulationby
Third U.K. trial of bankers and brokers accused of rigging
Traders appear in court as jury selection begins in London
Five former traders at Barclays Plc pleaded not guilty to manipulating the U.S. dollar London interbank offered rate ahead of a U.K. trial.
Jonathan Mathew, Stylianos Contogoulas, Ryan Reich, Alex Pabon and Jay Merchant denied the charges on Monday morning. The jury is being chosen for a trial scheduled to start this week and to last for four months.
It’s the third trial in the U.K. of bankers and brokers accused of rigging benchmark interest rates linked to trillions of dollars in contracts worldwide.