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.



HSBC - The Yokel Bank ?

The news that HSBC is to transfer 4,000 jobs to India, China and Malaysia by 2006 has gone down like a lead balloon. Unions are in uproar, staff are worried about their jobs and some customers are uncomfortable about the idea that their finances look likely to be off-shored.

People News: Barclays, JPMorgan, Deutsche Bank

Scott Wede, Barclays’ New York-based global securitized-products trading head, is retiring more than a decade after joining the British bank as foreign lenders used a wave of hiring to become competitors in the U.S. bond business.