Soros Earns $19 Million in 36 Hours on Currency Bet

It may go down as one of the great currency bets in Australian dollar history – a $US1 billion gamble on a Reserve Bank rate cut that has delivered a $US19 million ($18.65m) profit in 36 hours.

The beneficiary, if you believe the rumour mill, is investment legend George Soros.

Best of all, it appears the 82-year-old American pulled off the deal three times, all with different foreign exchange brokers in Asia, for a tidy profit of almost $US60 million.

Not bad for a bloke who, just three weeks ago, was wrongly declared dead.

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  • lugnut4

    Hey Demoncrats…your sugar daddy’s doing quite well!!

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