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Barclays activist turns up the heat
An activist targeting Barclays says he has lost confidence in his dealings with the British lender. Edward Bramson of Sherborne Investors, who holds more than 5% of the bank, says he would seek shareholder approval for board changes.
Barclays scores victory with U.S. settlement
30 Mar 2018
Bloomberg's Stephen Morris discusses Barclays settling with the U.S. government concerning a mortgage securities suit.
Barclays Bank pulls out as financial adviser for 9mobile sale
22 Nov 2017
Barclays Africa has pulled out as the financial adviser over the sale of 9mobile, this came after the Central Bank of Nigeria questioned the bank’s transparency in the bidding process of the telecommunication firm.
South African Rand trims gain as Jacob Zuma survives
29 May 2017
Barclays Head of Asia FX and Rates Strategy Mitul Kotecha weighs in on the South African Rand.
Barclays plans to cut ties with low-return clients
19 Dec 2016
Barclays Plc is looking to eliminate up to 7,000 customers with a new computer system called 'Flight Deck' that identifies low-return clients.
Barclays to end Premier League sponsorship
13 Apr 2016
For the last 15 years, Barclays Plc has used the global popularity of Premier League soccer to gain footing in new markets. Next month, its reign as title sponsor ends, a reflection of the league’s growing ambitions and the bank’s shrinking ones.