Christian Bittar was once among Deutsche Bank AG’s highest-paid traders, a maths whizz who earned a near 90 million-pound (US$126 million) bonus in 2008 alone. Now he is sitting in a UK prison. File photo: Bloomberg

From US$126m bonus to jail: the fall of star trader ‘Mr Basis Point’

Ex-Deutsche Bank trader pleaded guilty last Thursday over Euribor rigging three weeks before the Frenchman was due to stand trial

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Christian Bittar was once among Deutsche Bank AG’s highest-paid traders, a maths whizz who earned a near 90 million-pound (US$126 million) bonus in 2008 alone. Now he is sitting in a UK prison. File photo: Bloomberg
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