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manipulation

[mə‚nip·yə′lā·shən]
(medicine)
Skillful use of the hands in moving body parts, as reducing a dislocation, or changing the position of a fetus.
(science and technology)
Use of the hands in the performance of a task.

Manipulation

 

(1) A movement of the hand or of both hands related to the performance of certain processes (for example, the handling of some mechanism); a complex procedure in hand labor requiring great precision.

(2) A clever swindle, a contrivance, a juggle with facts for the sake of achieving an unseemly goal; the same as a machination.

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Last week the Nicosia criminal court found the bank and Eliades guilty of the charge of market manipulation through misleading statements to investors about the lender's capital shortfall in June 2012.
Brian Heslin, FERC Investigations into Electricity Market Manipulation Make an Impression with Record Penalties Imposed on Companies and Individuals, MVA L.
Moreover, the European Commission recently published responses to its public consultation on the Market Abuse Directive (MAD), which is intended to harmonise the regulatory approach to market manipulation and insider dealing in Europe.
The SFC has also charged Ng's client with market manipulation and fraud offences involving these transactions and others.
Dubai: The chief executive of Austria's largest oil and gas company OMV, Wolfgang Ruttenstorfer, is under scrutiny for alleged insider trading with company shares as well as alleged market manipulation.
Ryanair Holdings PLC said yesterday it plans to formally accuse Irish rival Aer Lingus Group PLC of market manipulation over what it says was misleading guidance in Aer Lingus[sup.
MANAMA: The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has led the way in the region in clamping down on attempts at insider trading and market manipulation.
The Government was urged to grant the Financial Services Authority US-style powers after last week's slump in a bank's share price amid claims of market manipulation.
The Government was urged to grant the Financial Services Authority (FSA) US-style powers in the wake of last week's slump in a major bank's share price amid claims of market manipulation.
Oil major BP faces fines approaching pounds 200 million to settle civil and criminal probes related to market manipulation charges and a Texas refinery explosion that killed 15 workers in 2005, sources claimed yesterday.
FINANCIAL journalist James Hipwell failed yesterday in a bid to challenge his conviction for stock market manipulation.
By artificially keeping the Chinese currency cheap through exchange market manipulation, China's external current account surplus is now set to become the largest in the world at a time when it is enjoying very strong long-term capital account inflows.