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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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GOR000995549
All That Glitters: Fall of Barings
John Gapper
Very Good
Hardback
Penguin Books Ltd
1996-09-26
384
0241136997
9780241136997
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