Big Fines Are Just The Start For Barclays PLC, HSBC Holdings plc & Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc

Even though it’ll cost them billions collectively, investors can’t wait for the big banks like Barclays (LSE: BARC) and Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE: RBS) to sort out a deal with regulators over the alleged manipulation of the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market. But HSBC (LSE: HSBA) has just revealed that paying the fines is only half the problem…

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Owain owns shares in HSBC.