|Bid||149.18 x 423300|
|Ask||149.20 x 350000|
|Day's Range||147.66 - 151.82|
|52 Week Range||145.00 - 208.05|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.09|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||7.75|
|Earnings Date||Aug 1, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.07 (3.96%)|
|1y Target Est||221.84|
Barclays announces the appointment of Taylor Wright as a Managing Director and Co-Head of US Equity Capital Markets . Mr. Wright will be based in New York, and will report to Jean-Francois Astier, Global Head of Capital Markets at Barclays.
Barclays announces the appointment of Akhil Ahuja as Head of Enterprise and Communications Technology Banking. Mr. Ahuja will be based in Menlo Park, California, and will report to Laurence Braham and Greg Dalvito, Co-Heads of Technology Banking at Barclays. Mr. Ahuja joins Barclays with over fifteen years of experience in Banking, most recently as Managing Director and Head of Systems and Infrastructure Software Banking at Wells Fargo Securities.
Britain's Nationwide Building Society reported a 15% fall in profits for the year to April 4, as intense competition in the home lending market and increased spending on digital banking services ate into its margins. The bellwether mortgage lender said its net interest margin - a closely-watched measure of underlying lender profitability - fell to 1.22%, down from 1.31% the previous year and down from 1.26% the prior quarter. Nationwide CEO Joe Garner said that the British economy had slowed but was proving robust, adding that he expected economic activity to pick up once uncertainty about Britain's departure from the European Union was resolved.
Global risk appetite was jolted after Reuters reported Alphabet Inc's Google suspended some business with Huawei, while Apple Inc supplier Lumentum Holdings Inc said it had discontinued all shipments to Huawei. "Seeing as the United States has taken a tough stance against Huawei, traders are not hopeful that the U.S.-China trade dispute will be resolved quickly," David Madden, market analyst at CMC Markets UK, wrote in a note. Germany's DAX dropped 1.6%, while French stocks shed 1.5%.
Britain's finance industry will emerge stronger from Brexit, remaining one of the world's top financial centres, ministers in Prime Minister Theresa May's government forecast on Monday. Since Britain voted to leave the European Union three years ago, London's financial services industry has been jolted by the prospect of ending four decades of regulatory integration and losing access to the bloc in one fell swoop later this year. London, which is home to the world’s highest number of banks and largest commercial insurance market, potentially has a lot to lose from the end of unfettered access to the EU's post-Brexit market, its biggest trading partner.
The results of India’s elections are due this week, South Africa will decide on interest rates and Argentinian investors will be able to react to Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s surprise decision to run as a vice-presidential candidate, potentially adding volatility to an asset class already famed for its erratic behavior. “Some interesting opportunities are beginning to present themselves in some spots of the EM universe, but over the coming weeks it feels like caution is warranted,” said Paul Greer, a London-based money manager at Fidelity International, whose emerging-market debt fund has outperformed 98% of peers this year after reducing risk in recent months.
(Reuters) - Britain's Co-op Bank approached Barclays Plc in November about Barclays acquiring it, but the talks did not proceed beyond the exploratory stage, the Telegraph newspaper reported late on Saturday. ...
Britain's Co-op Bank approached Barclays Plc in November about Barclays acquiring it, but the talks did not proceed beyond the exploratory stage, the Telegraph newspaper reported late on Saturday. The ...
After Barclays PLC's (LON:BARC) earnings announcement on 31 March 2019, the consensus outlook from analysts appear...
Rating Action: Moody's affirms Barclays PLC's senior unsecured debt ratings and changes the outlook to positive. Global Credit Research- 17 May 2019. Outlook revised to positive from stable on Barclays ...
On April 29, 2019, Barclays Bank PLC (“Barclays”) had announced the transfer of primary listing for sixteen iPath Exchange Traded Notes from NYSE and NASDAQ to CBOE. Barclays Bank PLC (“Barclays”) announced today that the NASDAQ exchange (the “Exchange”) has notified Barclays that as an issuer Barclays did not comply with the NASDAQ listing rule 5840(j) (the “Rule”) that requires an issuer that chooses to voluntarily delist its securities to notify NASDAQ at least 10 days prior to filing a Form 25 and publish notice of the intent to delist, along with the reasons for the delisting, via press release.
Mexico’s central bank voted unanimously to keep its key interest rate at the highest in a decade after inflation exceeded the target range. Banco de Mexico, led by Governor Alejandro Diaz de Leon, left borrowing costs at 8.25%, in line with the forecasts of all 23 economists surveyed by Bloomberg. Inflation risks remain to the upside and the central bank will keep a prudent monetary stance, according to the statement following the decision.
BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland were fined a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) by the European Union on Thursday for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market. Banks have been hit with billions of dollars in penalties worldwide over the last decade for the rigging of benchmarks used in many day-to-day financial transactions, further damaging the industry's fragile reputation after the financial crisis.
Financial services software startup OpenFin has raised $17 million in a funding round led by Wells Fargo & Co with participation from Barclays , the company said on Thursday. Existing investors including JPMorgan Chase & Co, Bain Capital Ventures and Pivot Investment Partners, also participated in the round, the company said. OpenFin, which is headquartered in New York and London, will use the cash injection to accelerate sales efforts and for product development, it said.
Today, Unreasonable Group and Barclays released a new report highlighting the remarkable accomplishments of the Unreasonable Impact program from the first three years of the partnership. Co-founded in 2016, this unique accelerator supports growth-stage entrepreneurs, whose ventures have the potential to employ thousands worldwide while solving some of the most pressing global social and environmental challenges.
Barclays, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland have been fined a total of 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) by EU antitrust regulators for rigging the spot foreign exchange market for 11 currencies. Swiss bank UBS was exempted from a 285 million euro fine since it alerted the existence of two cartels to the European Commission. A similar case with the U.S. regulators is ongoing where Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, Royal Bank of Scotland and UBS have entered related guilty pleas, and been collectively fined more than $2.8 billion.
The Bank of England warned prosecutors that a criminal charge against Barclays could present an existential threat to the lender, showing that regulators still worry about large banks being “too big to jail”. According to people familiar with the matter, in 2017, Sam Woods, the BoE’s top banking supervisor, told David Green, the then-director of the Serious Fraud Office, that there could be unpredictable consequences if there were charges against Barclays over crisis-era payments to Qatar.
Noor Bank is working with Barclays Plc on the deal, the people said, asking not to be identified because the discussions are private. An acquisition would create a lender with 278 billion dirhams ($76 billion) in assets. Dubai Islamic Bank can see “a lot of synergies with an acquisition of Noor,” Chief Executive Officer Adnan Chilwan said last month after Bloomberg reported that the companies had held initial talks.
A legal duty for banks to act in the best interests of their customers may be needed, British lawmakers said on Monday, piling pressure on regulators to step up protection of consumers after a string of mis-selling scandals spanning decades. British lenders have paid more than 30 billion pounds since 2007 in redress to customers missold endowment mortgages, pensions and payment protection insurance. Banks and other financial firms are not legally required to put customers' interests ahead of their own.
Momentum is building for independent checks on the capital buffers of banks, a senior accounting executive has said, with Metro and Co-operative banks a reminder of what happens when things go wrong. Following a request from the Bank of England, the ICAEW, a professional accounting body, designed a framework for independent checks on how banks calculate their ratio of capital to risky assets, a closely-watched measure of health. Michael Izza, chief executive of the ICAEW, said the idea of independent checks was gathering momentum.
(Bloomberg) -- Emerging-market equities saw their worst rout last week since February 2018, while currencies extended a four-week losing streak as trade clashes intensified between the world’s two largest economies. The U.S. ratcheted up tariffs on $200 billion of goods from China, which vowed to retaliate.
Barclays, Citigroup , HSBC, JPMorgan and three other banks are set to be fined by EU antitrust regulators in coming weeks for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, two people familiar with the matter said. The other three lenders are Royal Bank of Scotland, UBS and a small Japanese bank, the people said. In contrast, Credit Suisse, which has previously said it did not find any evidence of misconduct, is fighting the EU antitrust charge.