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HSBC Tops Asia Poll

HSBC has been confirmed as the top forex bank in Asia, followed narrowly by CitiGroup, according to Asiamoney's ninth annual forex poll, which was undertaken in March. In third place, Deutsche Bank is a newcomer in the line-up from last year, followed by Standard Chartered Bank and Chase Manhattan Bank. "To give good prices to customers, you need liquidity," comments Patrick Dewilde, country treasurer at Citi in Hong Kong. "But the Asian crisis means liquidity is not as ea