Stat of the day: €17bn

The largest-ever voice-brokered, forward, foreign currency trade, which Prince William completed yesterday while taking part in a charity day.

by Elizabeth Anderson
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013
Prince William flexed his trading muscles yesterday as he broke the record for the largest foreign currency trade while taking part in an ICAP fancy-dress charity day.

The second-in-line to the throne joined his father and a host of other celebrities which included Daniel Craig, to help out at interdealer broker Icap’s annual charity day.    

Wills completed the €17bn deal between Barclays and Credit Suisse – the largest voice-brokered FX trade ever undertaken – while juggling two handsets. 'I’ve got Batman and Robin standing either side of me,' he joked.

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