Hedge fund sues Barclays for $850m in metal market abuse case

2017-10-20 14:30

Red Kite Management is suing Barclays for alleged market abuse in the copper market that it claims cost the firm at least $850m between 2010 and 2013.

ABSA to approach high court to have Public Protector’s report set aside

2017-06-21 07:30

ABSA and Barclays Africa have decided to approach the high court to have Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report into Bankorp reviewed and set aside.

Barclays, former CEO charged with fraud

2017-06-20 18:37

Barclays bank and former executives have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud when they asked Qatar for $7.7bn to avoid a government bailout.

Zim reserve bank will not reverse Barclays Zim sale

2017-06-12 17:31

Zimbabwe's central bank will not bow down to pressure from Zanu PF and other campaigners seeking to have the sale of Barclays Zimbabwe to FMB reversed.

Barclays sells Zim stake to Malawi bank

2017-06-02 11:07

Barclays Bank has agreed to sell its stake in Barclays Bank Zimbabwe to First Merchant Bank of Malawi, as part of its plans to exit African markets.

Barclays CEO tricked into replying to fake email - report

2017-05-12 11:22

Barclays CEO Jes Staley, warding off criticism for attempting to ferret out the identity of a whistleblower, has reportedly responded to emails from an imposter.

Barclays CEO faces probe, bonus cut over whistleblower

2017-04-11 18:45

Barclays chief executive officer Jes Staley will be reprimanded and the bank will cut his pay as regulators begin to investigate how he tried to unmask a whistleblower.

We're sound - SA banks react to risk ranking

2017-03-19 14:55

Two UCT students who designed a risk ranking, which identifies which financial institutions put South Africa’s financial system most at risk, explain the list to Fin24.

Barclays Zim prepared for divorce from Barclays Bank Plc

2017-02-28 12:13

Barclays Bank Zimbabwe says it has already prepared for life without Barclays Bank Plc when the divesture eventually happens.


Barclays to further reduce stake in Barclays Africa

2017-12-01 17:29

British multinational bank Barclays on Friday announced that it would be reducing its stake in Barclays Africa to 14.9%

Barclays Africa CEO joins the Group of Thirty

2017-08-13 06:03

Barclays Africa CEO Maria Ramos has accepted an invitation to become a member of the prestigious Group of Thirty (G30).

RECAP: Barclay's recent scandals

2017-06-20 18:43

As Barclays faces another legal battle, here is a look back at the scandals that have rocked the London-based bank in recent years.

Barclays, Ex-CEO charged over Qatar rescue amid financial crisis

2017-06-20 14:15

Barclays and four former executives have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud during the bank’s 2008 capital raising from Qatar as it sought to avoid a bailout.

Zanu PF wants Mugabe to reverse sale of Barclays Bank of Zimbabwe

2017-06-02 16:06

The Zanu PF party wants President Robert Mugabe to reverse the sale of Barclays Bank of Zimbabwe to a Malawian bank, as the sale contravenes Zimbabwe's indigenisation laws.

Barclays sale 'a historic moment' - Maria Ramos

2017-06-01 10:48

Following the sale of 33.7% of Barclays Plc's shareholding in Barclays Africa, the bank is now an integrated, stand-alone Pan-African business, says chief executive Maria Ramos.

‘Colluding’ banks say charges are vague

2017-05-07 06:10

The banks charged with colluding in the trading of the rand have hit back at the Competition Commission, saying the allegations are “vague and embarrassing” with not enough detail being given for them to prepare a defence or decide how to plead.

S&P downgrades SA banks to junk status

2017-04-06 08:55

Rating agency Standard & Poor’s has downgraded SA’s banks to non-investment grade to fall in line with its rating of the country’s sovereign bonds to junk status.

Barclays libor duo let profits Trump honesty - prosecutor

2017-03-02 19:06

Two former Barclays traders charged with rigging a key interest-rate benchmark readily abandoned integrity in the pursuit of illegal profits, a London trial has found.

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.

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