Banks confirm plans for Istanbul

The attacks on the British consulate and the HSBC buildings in Istanbul, which killed at least 27 people and injured 450, were blamed on terrorist group al-Qaida. Turkish security forces were on high alert and security was tightened at public buildings and foreign institutions.

But although some foreign firms are reportedly sending their staff home last week, banks surveyed by FX Week said they would not be moving dealers or changing their security measures.

HSBC confirmed last week that a nu