|Bid||0.00 x 21500|
|Ask||0.00 x 38500|
|Day's Range||8.12 - 8.22|
|52 Week Range||7.07 - 12.55|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.60|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||73.12|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.26 (3.25%)|
|1y Target Est||8.94|
Barclays will host more than 100 clinics for small business customers in March to help them to prepare for Britain's exit from the European Union at the end of that month, the bank said on Tuesday. The lender said about 1,500 of its staff will talk in its branches to businesses attending the events about managing their cashflow, exporting goods, supply chain management and other issues as the March 29 Brexit deadline approaches.
The New York-based hedge fund had been one of the top 10 investors in Barclays and held a stake of 2.5 percent in the bank. It, however, started reducing its position last summer before selling the entire stake this year, the FT reported on Sunday citing anonymous sources. U.S. hedge fund Tiger Global Management has sold all of its stake in British bank Barclays BARC-GB , according to a report by the Financial Times .
The New York-based firm had owned about 2.5 percent of the London-based bank but allowed its position, mostly held in the form of derivatives, to expire, the person said. The use of swaps meant the investment and the subsequent exit never appeared in public filings, according to the person, who asked not to be identified. Tiger began amassing its Barclays investment in late 2017, Bloomberg News has previously reported.
U.S. hedge fund Tiger Global has sold its entire stake of around 2.5% in Barclays, the FT reported, citing unknown sources.
(Bloomberg) -- Emerging-market assets retreated last week amid lingering threats to global growth, even as reports suggested the U.S. and China had reached consensus on the main topics in their trade talks on Friday. Currencies posted their worst weekly slide since mid-December, while stocks deepened their monthly decline.
Tiger, which held a stake of about 2.5 percent in the U.K. bank, started reducing its position last year, before exiting it entirely early this year, the FT reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the situation. The fund had been one of the strongest supporters of Chief Executive Officer Jes Staley’s plan to bolster the lender’s share price by reviving its investment bank, the FT said. Barclays is also trying to prevent activist investor Edward Bramson from forcing his way on to the board and imposing a shift in strategy that would involve shrinking the investment bank, the report said.
The hedge fund, which had a stake of about 2.5 percent in the bank, began reducing its holding last summer before selling the entire stake earlier this year, the report https://on.ft.com/2DRKvnB said, citing people familiar with the matter. The hedge fund had invested more than $1 billion (£774.8 million) in Barclays and built a stake of about 2.5 percent in November 2017, the FT had reported early last year.
On Feb. 7, MNG Enterprises, a wholly owned investment vehicle of Alden Global Capital, reported ownership of 8,506,799 shares, equal to 7.5% of the newspaper publisher’s tradable stock. On Feb. 13, Contrarian Capital Management revealed its ownership of 783,350 shares of the independent oil-and-gas producer, equal to 5.2% of its outstanding stock. On that same day, Contrarian addressed a letter to Penn Virginia’s board stating its opposition to a $1.7 billion acquisition offer that (DNR) (DNR) proposed in October 2018.
The Russian government signaled its intention to take a 500 million-pound ($641 million) stake in the lender, according to minutes of an October 2008 finance committee meeting that was shown to a jury during the fraud trial of senior Barclays officials. With the involvement of Hans-Joerg Rudloff, a Barclays banker with close links to the Russian government, Moscow was proposing to take a 1.5 percent stake. The approach was revealed as the bank sought to nail down its preferred Qatari and Abu Dhabi investors to a fundraising plan that would remove the threat of a government bailout.
Near the Bank of England, there is a statue of George Peabody, “American philanthropist and great benefactor of the poor”. Wall Street was then a poor cousin to the City in investment banking, but those roles have reversed. The place for financiers to seek fortunes is New York, rather than London or Frankfurt.
Barclays and J.P. Morgan on Thursday reduced their estimates on U.S. economic growth in the final quarter of 2018 following data that showed domestic retail sales took a 1.2 percent spill in December, which was its steepest monthly drop in nine years. U.S. gross domestic product likely grew at a 2.0 percent annualized pace in the final three months of last year based on the latest retail sales figures, slower than an earlier calculated rate of 2.6 percent, J.P. Morgan economist Michael Feroli wrote in a research note.
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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Barclays said customers were experiencing problems logging into mobile, telephone and digital banking on Thursday, the latest in a string of such outages as banks upgrade their ...
Moody's Investors Service has assigned a Aa3 enhanced rating to Custodial Receipts (Barclays), Series 2015-XF1015 (the Receipts) evidencing beneficial ownership of the Health and Educational Facilities Authority of the State of Missouri Health Facilities Revenue Bonds (CoxHealth), Series 2013A (the Bonds). The JDA rating is based on the long-term Counterparty Risk (CR) Assessment, A2 (cr), of Barclays Bank PLC (the Bank) as provider of the Letter of Credit (LOC), the underlying rating of the Bonds, and the structure and legal protections of the transaction which provide for timely payment of debt service to Custody Receipt holders.
Barclays has spent 100 to 200 million pounds ($129-258 million) moving operations and staff out of Britain to prepare for Brexit, its UK chairman Gerry Grimstone said on Wednesday as bank bosses detailed the costs involved. International banks have been setting up subsidiaries across the European Union since Britain voted to leave the bloc in 2016 to ensure they can continue to serve clients if their operations in London lose the rights to do so from March 29. Barclays has moved its European headquarters and almost 200 billion euros in assets to Dublin and last year began shifting 40 to 50 investment banking jobs to Frankfurt from London.
Barclays (BARC.L) has spent 100 to 200 million pounds moving operations and staff out of Britain to prepare for Brexit, its UK chairman Gerry Grimstone said on Wednesday as bank bosses detailed the costs involved. International banks have been setting up subsidiaries across the European Union since Britain voted to leave the bloc in 2016 to ensure they can continue to serve clients if their operations in London lose the rights to do so from March 29. Barclays has moved its European headquarters and almost 200 billion euros in assets to Dublin and last year began shifting 40 to 50 investment banking jobs to Frankfurt from London.
Full-year adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation fell 49.2 per cent to £33m, the owner of Hamptons International, Bairstow Eves and Chappell & Matthews said on Wednesday. Group income was £627m, down from £672m in 2017, Countrywide said in a trading statement ahead of full-year results to be released next month.
The development relates to the government’s efforts to sell stakes in state-owned companies, and could set a precedent for Indian firms in similar situations seeking agreement from creditors to alter original agreements. What’s HappeningREC plans to ask holders of all of its outstanding dollar bonds for permission to tweak covenants, in order to avoid breaches that would occur if state-run peer Power Finance Corp. acquires the government’s controlling stake in REC as planned, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.The change of control covenants would be triggered if India’s government ceases to own more than 50% of the voting securities of the issuer, according to the bond terms.Any changes in the existing covenants may be allowed by bondholders for a consent fee, the people said, asking not to be identified because the matter is private.
Returning surplus capital could be part of a “cohesive strategy to improve returns,” said Shore Capital’s Gary Greenwood. “Investors should look forward to hearing management’s aspirations around capital return,” said Jefferies’ Joseph Dickerson. Deutsche Bank AG’s David Lock, meanwhile, said that Barclays is in a position to both increase its dividend in 2020 and announce a 500-million-pound ($643 million) buyback halfway through the current fiscal year, though he doesn’t expect such an announcement imminently.
(Bloomberg) -- Emerging-market stocks halted a six-week rally last week amid concern over the outlook for U.S.-China trade talks and a global economic slowdown. The reduced appetite for risk also sent currencies down.
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Barclays is shifting some jobs in its London-based credit and equity derivatives sales teams to Paris as it reorganises its operations ahead of Brexit, two sources familiar with the matter said. Last month the bank warned staff in charge of credit and equity derivatives sales for the Nordics that their jobs would be relocated to Paris by the end of March, giving them just two months' notice, one of the sources said. A spokesman for Barclays declined to comment.