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Close Up - Big Dealers (featuring John Key)

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1987

It’s the sort of job where you can come to work in the morning in a BMW but if you make a million dollar mistake during the day, then as far as the boss is concerned, you can go home on the bus.
– Reporter Ted Sheehan
...When the boys arrive in the morning, it’s a bit me like me throwing raw meat into the pit, or the trading room as we call it, and saying "eat that, then get out there and kill them".
– Chris Wright, Elders Finance manager in Wellington
He's exceptional. He is one of the best that I've seen in my 12 years within the markets ... John has an uncanny ability to know when to hold positions, when to cut positions ... he seems to have a sixth sense with respect to where the market is about to move to.
– Elders trading room manager Chris Wright on Key's trading talent

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