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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."


Twenty years ago, rogue trader Nick Leeson brought down Barings Bank

Fugitive Nick Leeson is escorted upon arrival at Frankfurt airport, 2 March 1995.

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


Twenty years on, is Nick Leeson really sorry for breaking the bank?

Nick Leeson was the original rogue trader, bringing down Britain's oldest bank, Barings, and going on the run. Twenty years on, his actions are hard to forgive, say some who remember him

Nick Leeson. besides of all his "achievements" Nick is an author of the bestseller books, "Rogue Trader: How I Brought Down Barings Bank and Shook the Financial World" and "Back from the Brink: Coping with Stress."

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


Nick Leeson, the young gambler who found himself sucked into a terrifying spiral of loss was a working-class boy who lived out of his depth, high in an upper-class world, until his unchecked gambling caused the downfall of Britain's oldest merchant bank. Nick was sentenced to 6 years in a Singaporean jail, his wife left him and whilst in prison developed cancer. His story was published as a worldwide best-selling book, Rogue Trader and turned into a Hollywood film starring Ewan McGregor.

Twenty years ago, rogue trader Nick Leeson brought down Barings Bank