It’s Episode 17 of Magic Markets – Trading the Scandals

There have been a series of scandals and frauds which have rocked investment markets and shaken investor’s confidence. Many of these are linked to weak corporate governance or a fall from grace from ‘market darlings’.

Listen in as @FinanceGhost and I delve into the Greensill Capital saga and how this flowed through the financial system and impacted investors, and a whole bunch of related entities including Credit Suisse.

Then there was Wirecard, the largest fraud in post-war Germany seeing a DAX listed company evaporate along with its CFO who remains on the run and a CEO under arrest.

Are charismatic leaders of companies that ride roughshod over their shareholders the biggest risk flag that investors should look out for and how does it factor into your investment strategy?

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