Barclays Plc has suspended three currency traders, including achief dealer in London, amid a probe into potentialforeign-exchange manipulation, according to a person with knowledgeof the decision.

Chris Ashton, who was identified as global head of voice spottrading in a Barclays e-mail last month, and spot currency tradersJack Murray and Mark Clark were suspended, said the person, whoasked not to be identified because they aren't authorized to speakpublicly about the matter. None of the three has been accused ofany wrongdoing, said the person.

Ashton didn't respond to messages left on his work or mobiletelephones, and didn't reply to an e-mail seeking comment. Murrayand Clark didn't return messages left on their work telephones orreply to e-mails. Barclays, one of the four biggest currencytraders in the world, is reviewing trading over a several years andis cooperating with regulators' requests for information, accordingto a statement.

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