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.

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People News - Barclays, Bank of America

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Barclays said on Thursday it hired Riaz Ladhabhoy, an investment banker from Deutsche Bank to be the co-head of internet banking in the Americas, a move that comes ahead of a wave of IPOs expected in the sector this year.

Former Barclays exec said tried to play it cool

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A former Barclays executive said he pretended to be busy to avoid looking panicked while negotiating a 2 billion-pound ($2.6 billion) investment from Qatar at the height of the 2008 financial crisis that saved the bank from a government bailout.

Court hears Barclays traders not subtle

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There was nothing secret or subtle about how traders at Barclays tried to move the bank’s submission to an important benchmark interest rate in a way that helped their own positions, a former trader told a court Tuesday.


Barclays appoints new Chief Risk Officer

Barclays has appointed C.S. Venkatakrishnan as Chief Risk Officer. Venkatakrishnan joins Barclays from JP Morgan Chase where he has been the Head of Model Risk and Development since 2012 and Head of Operational Risk since September 2013.