Pepperstone's unlikely millionaire

The media-shy co-founder of online forex broker Pepperstone has already built an empire, but with an IPO on the way Owen Kerr is just getting started.

Michael Lewis opens his latest literary blockbuster, Flash Boys, with a tale of a man who dug a $US300 million tunnel through a mountain range in the US and laid a high-speed, fibre-optic cable to Wall Street's stock exchanges -- which he then charged the banks millions of dollars to access.


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