28 Sep '11, 12am

Trader sparks outrage for saying world leaders can't prevent market collapse, and that Goldman Sachs rules the world

Trader sparks outrage for saying world leaders can't prevent market collapse, and that Goldman Sachs rules the world

A financial trader in London caused a storm of outrage by suggesting that world leaders cannot do anything to prevent a global market collapse, saying that investment bank Goldman Sachs ruled the world. -- PHOTO: REUTERS LONDON (AFP) - A financial trader in London caused a storm of outrage by suggesting that world leaders cannot do anything to prevent a global market collapse, saying that investment bank Goldman Sachs ruled the world. Alessio Rastani's comments on BBC television on Monday have gone viral, viewed by more than 360,000 people, but they fit so closely to the stereotype of a heartless banker that rumours are rife that he is actually part of a hoax. Answering questions about world leaders' response to the euro zone debt crisis, the 34-year-old said traders 'know the stock market is finished. The euro, as far as they're concerned, they don't really care'. 'For mo...

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