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Rogue Trader (1999) directed by James Dearden, based on the autobiography by Nick Leeson, starring Ewan McGregor, Anna Friel and Tim McInnerny. "One man's ambition causes one of the greatest financial disasters in history."

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Rogue Trader (1999)

The story of Nick Leeson, an ambitious investment broker who singlehandedly bankrupted one of the oldest and most important banks in Britain...

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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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Nick Leeson ran up debts of £862m while trading for Barings INTERVIEW: A conversation with the original Rogue Trader, Nick Leeson...