Nick Leeson and Barings Bank
Lecture no. 77 from the course: Crashes and Crises: Lessons from a History of Financial Disasters
Taught by Professor Connel Fullenkamp | 09 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Economics & Finance Courses
Follow the story of Nick Leeson, who bought thousands of futures contracts on Japan’s Nikkei index and ultimately bankrupted Baring Brothers with up to £185 million in losses in 1994.