ARTICLES RELATING TO BARCLAYS

Barclays asks Reserve Bank to approve Absa sale

2017-02-23 16:05

UK banking giant Barclays Group has applied to the South African Reserve Bank to reduce its shareholding in its Africa unit, which comprises Absa.

Absa let off collusion fine as it helped regulators - source

2017-02-17 08:22

Barclays (which owns Absa) won’t be targeted for fines by the Competition Commission because they co-operated with regulators, according to people familiar with the matter.

Ex-Barclays trader admits conspiracy to rig currency prices

2017-01-05 11:44

Ex-Barclays currency trader, Jason Katz currency trader has admitted conspiring to fix prices in the foreign-exchange market and pleaded guilty of rigging currency rates.

Barclays sells off French retail division

2016-12-12 17:37

Barclays has announced the sale of its French retail division in a move which marks its exit from continental European retail banking.

Factory output growth remains under pressure - PMI

2016-12-01 13:21

Factory sector output growth remains under pressure, the latest Barclays Purchasing Managers’ Index has revealed.

Index shows higher expectations about business conditions in SA

2016-10-04 08:00

A sub-index tracking expected business conditions in six months' time is now at the highest level since the start of 2015, according to the Barclays PMI.

Door open for Barclays to cut Africa stake further

2016-08-01 20:23

Barclays is expected to sell more of its stake in its African subsidiary in the coming weeks to take its holding in the business to less than 50%.

Barclays signs deals with SA startups

2016-06-30 19:45

Banking giant Barclays has concluded new proof of concept agreements with South African startups as the bank drives local innovation partnerships.

Moody’s cuts outlook for 12 UK lenders

2016-06-29 09:02

Moody’s Investors Service has lowered the outlook on 12 UK lenders, including Barclays and HSBC after predicting Brexit will reduce their profitability.

Deslin Naidoo: Re-defining active fund management

2016-05-23 20:07

It is not so much a question of active or passive fund mangement as broadening the definitions of active to make it more effective at an earlier stage, says an adviser.

 

Competition Commission names 'currency colluders'

2017-02-17 13:41

The affidavit filed by the Competition Commission regarding currency price fixing by banks names the alleged rogue traders implicated.

Opportunity for fintech entrepreneurs

2017-01-12 18:41

The search is on for fintech founders working on applications of financial inclusion, mobile solutions, insure-tech, payments, big data and agri-tech.

Barclays severs ties with 7 000 clients to boost returns

2016-12-19 10:04

Barclays is preparing to tell 7 000 clients to do more trading with the firm or find another bank, the latest move in an industry wide trend of winnowing down customer lists.

Barclays to save millions with office sublet to govt

2016-12-06 19:04

Barclays has agreed to sublet office space in London’s Canary Wharf financial district to the UK government, saving the cost-pressured British bank about £35m a year.

Barclays posts 35% jump in profit

2016-10-27 16:45

Barclays has said profit rose 35% in the third quarter as revenue from fixed-income trading surged to the highest in more than two years.

Barclays channels 'new deal' lesson in shaky commodities world

2016-08-08 15:06

The outlook for most commodities remains shaky even after investors poured more than $50bn into raw materials this year.

Meet the five Barclays traders accused of rigging libor

2016-07-05 10:40

Three former Barclays traders have been found guilty of working together to rig Libor, the benchmark tied to trillions of securities.

Ex-Barclays 'cartel' trader sues for unfair dismissal

2016-06-29 15:06

A former Barclay’s currency trader who was part of the “Cartel” chat room has sued the bank for unfair dismissal and whistle-blowing for his suspension amid a probe.

Banks that lured Diamond to Africa stumble on fading economies

2016-05-26 07:06

Bob Diamond followed other lenders to Africa's young population, rising wealth and decades of growth. Now, its fading economies risk taking down more lenders with them.

No data no problem, says Absa

2016-05-20 09:18

Absa Bank customers will no longer have to ensure that they have an active data bundle to transact via the online application, the bank has announced.

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