Finance

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not know about...
Barings
  • Baring Brothers was the oldest Merchant Bank in the City of London and one of the most famous and important financial institutions
  • They issued loans to governments and financed some of the largest and most ambitious projects of the times
  • They were so influential that, in 1818, they were described as the 6th great power in Europe (after Britain, France, Austria, Prussia and Russia)

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