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"rogue trader" in British English

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rogue tradernoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​stockbroker (= someone who ​buys and ​sells shares for other ​people) who ​secretlyloses a ​largeamount of ​their employer's ​money after making a ​bad or ​illegal investment
(Definition of rogue trader from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rogue trader" in Business English

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rogue tradernoun [C]

uk   us   FINANCE
someone at a ​financialorganization who ​loses a large ​amount of its ​money in ​bad or ​illegal transactions , and who ​tries to hide this: The ​bankingindustry cannot ​afford many more ​roguetraders tarnishing its ​reputation.
(Definition of rogue trader from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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