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When futures trader Nick Leeson is sent to Singapore by the Barings Bank he secretly begins to steal vast amounts of their own money to cover his risky financial wagering.


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GLOBAL DERIVATIVE DEBACLES : FROM THEORY TO MALPRACTICE de Laurent Jacque. This book analyzes in depth all major derivatives debacles of the last half century including the multi-billion losses and/or bankruptcy of Metallgesellschaft (1994), Barings Bank (1995), Long Term Capital Management (1998), Amaranth (2006), and AIG (2008). It unlocks the secrets of derivatives by telling the stories of institutions which played in the derivative market and lost big. M. L. Jacque est pr... Cote : 5-71…

The founding of Barings Bank, a company which was destroyed twenty years ago by the irresponsible trades of one employee. #BaringsBank

25 Million Pounds The documentary explores the culture of Barings Bank and of the financial markets during the 1990s, and how Nick Leeson was able to cause another huge loss of money to the bank, this time bankrupting the company. He did this by claiming fictitious profits on the Singapore International Monetary Exchange, SIMEX, and using money requested from London as margin payments on fictitious trades to finance his loss-making positions.

Rogue Trader: How I Brought Down Barings Bank and Shook the Financial World by Nick Leeson,