Barclays is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is a universal bank and is organised within two business 'clusters': Corporate & Investment Banking and Wealth Management, and Retail & Business Banking.


Reuters - Barclays planning without clarity

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Barclays is having to put plans in place for dealing with Britain’s divorce from the European Union without clarity on how political negotiations will go, the bank’s Chief Executive Jes Staley said on Wednesday.

Gordon Brown memoirs: Barclays' RBS bid in 2008 is a staggering revelation

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Gordon Brown is not alone in thinking errant British bankers got off lightly in the 2008 financial crisis. We should also be worried that the former prime minister thinks the new criminal offence of reckless misconduct that causes a financial institution to fail, which was introduced after the crisis to address the perceived legislative weaknesses, may not be up to the job.

Bloomberg - Barclays and U.S. said to talk toxic

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Barclays and the U.S. Justice Department, engaged in a legal battle over the suspected fraudulent sale of mortgage securities a decade ago, have revived discussions about reaching an out-of-court settlement, according to people with knowledge of the situation.


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FT - Barclays boss faces growing pressure

Barclays’ chief executive is facing growing pressure on two fronts as shareholders lose patience with his investment banking strategy and sluggish share price, while regulators prepare to decide whether he should be allowed to stay in his job.