Papers and Internet references concerning the collapse of Barings Bank
The full, unedited Conclusion from the Bank of England report on the collapse of Barings 18 July 1995, and
SIMEX themselves have launched a Web site (as of 7 Feb 96). Perhaps we haven't looked hard enough, but we could find no mention of Barings on the pages.
- British Government: Chancellor's Statement On The Insolvency Of Barings
With permission, Madam Speaker, I would like to make a statement about the insolvency of the merchant bank Barings. The Bank of England announced late last night, ahead of the opening of the Far East financial markets, that Barings was unable to continue trading... [27 February 1995]
- It's him - from Living Marxism [April 1995]
- The Collapse of Barings 1995. Financial Derivatives, Banking Crises and Contagion Effects (in German) - Freiberg Working Papers, (1996), Vol. 96/2, 35 pages, ISSN 0949-9970, see abstract.
- Consequences of the Crisis of Barings - Freiberg Working Papers" Vol. 97/1, Freiberg 1997, 10 pages, ISSN 0949-9970, , see abstract.
Four books so far -
[Books can be ordered from the Derivatives Bookshop]
- Going For Broke (Nick Leeson And The Collapse Of Barings Bank)
Author: Judith Rawnsley
Publisher: Harper Collins, 1995, ISBN 0 00 255659 6
- Rogue Trader
Author: Nick Leeson
Publisher: Little Brown, 1996
- The Collapse Of Barings
Author: Stephen Fay
Publisher: Richard Cohen Books, 1996 - out of print
- All That Glitters
Authors: John Gapper and Nicholas Denton
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, 1996
The dust is now dying down on the Barings Affair. We have no idea what the following means, but (borrowing from our Swedish friends' report above) we guess the following is as good an epitaph as any..
För Nick Leeson och Baring Bank tog kapitalet slut