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All That Glitters: Fall of Barings By John Gapper

All That Glitters: Fall of Barings
by John Gapper

An account of the fall of Barings Bank. Through interviews with all the major players involved, the book reveals the Faustian deal struck between the whizz-kid traders who seemed to be bringing in huge profits and the grandees who were happy to pocket them without asking too many questions.
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All That Glitters: Fall of Barings Summary


This is an account of the fall of Barings Bank. "Financial Times" journalists John Gapper and Nicholas Denton have interviewed all the major players involved in the collapse of one of England's oldest banks. Their book reveals the Faustian deal struck between the whizz-kid traders who seemed to be bringing in huge profits and the grandees who were happy to pocket them without asking too many questions. The book explains the actions and motives of all the participants, including the final days when politicians and bankers made a last-ditch attempt to save the bank, as well as Leeson's actions and motives.

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Sku
GOR000995549
Title
All That Glitters: Fall of Barings
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Year published
Number of pages
384
ISBN 10
0241136997
ISBN 13
9780241136997
Prizes
N/A
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