“I Dream Of Another Crash”: Market Trader’s Confession Sweeps Net

No one beyond his desk on the London Stock Exchange’s Trading Floor knew who Alessio Rastani was on Tuesday morning, but following his eye-wateringly candid interview with BBC News earlier this week, he has become something of an internet phenomenon. Viewers would have been expecting a rather run-of-the-mill segment when the Anchorlady switched to the city to speak to the trader, but jaws in the studio and around the nation hit the floor when Rastani explained how much money large companies were making from the crash. He even confessed to “dreaming of another recession”.

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