Barclays braced for anger over large bonuses at AGM
Chairman Sir David Walker and chief executive Antony Jenkins will be quizzed over large bonuses at the firm's annual general meeting in London next week.
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Corporate Bonds Become Less Sensitive To Stock Moves - " Barclays
Barclays credit strategists Jeffrey Meli and Bradley Rogoff take a look back at how corporate bonds have performed this month while biotech and other stock sectors sold off: Credit market participants have also been watching the sell-off in equities and wondering when they will feel the effects more directly.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Market weighs on insurers and reinsurers, but brokers faring better: Analysis
Property/casualty insurers and reinsurers face a challenging market in 2014 from increased competition, but the outlook for insurance brokers is brighter because of general economic growth, according to an analysis released Wednesday by Barclays Capital Inc. The outlook for property/casualty insurers and reinsurers is weakening after achieving peak ... (more)
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Barclays seeks to calm investors by tapping Gillies for pay board [Scotsman, The (Scotland)]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Scottish Enterprise chairman Crawford Gillies has been named the new head of Barclays' remuneration committee as the bank seeks to calm shareholder anger over executive pay.Gillies, who also serves on the boards of Edinburgh-based pensions giant Standard Life and outsourcing specialist Mitie, joins Barclays at the start ... (more)
Tue Apr 15, 2014
James Moore: Don't expect pay restraint by Barclays new-boy Crawford Gillies
Outlook One thing that never seems to get cut is bankers' bonuses. Take Barclays, where they were boosted by 10 per cent despite falling profits.
Brazil: Weak February Retail, Slower China; And No Electricity?
Brazil is not having a good day today. The Bovespa Index fell 1.6% on weak February retail data and slower credit growth in China .
Mon Apr 14, 2014
MOVES- LPL Financial, Barclays, BNP Paribas Securities Services
The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Monday.
Barclays Hires Gillies As New Board Pay Chief
Barclays is to take an important step towards defusing an ongoing pay row with shareholders, with the appointment of a City heavyweight to chair its board remuneration committee.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Ventas Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering
The Notes are being issued by the Company's operating partnership, Ventas Realty, Limited Partnership, and will be guaranteed, on a senior unsecured basis, by the Company.
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Toby Green: Banks neglecting duty to small firms
"The only time the banks have ever loaned me money is when I've proved beyond any shadow of a doubt that I don't need it."
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Mexico: Inflation Cooled In March; May Not Hike Rate In 2014
Contrary to Brazil , inflation in Mexico cooled in March . Consumer price index rose 0.27% from February, below the consensus 0.3%.
Barclays Beefs Its Herbalife Analysis
Their MLM expert they cited claimed Ackman had already lost in December 2013 - since then the stock is off over 30% and the FTC is investigating Herbalife.
Botswana: BancABC seeks credit to grow
BancABC was lining up credit worth between $100 million and $300m this year, chief executive Douglas Munatsi said yesterday.
Barclays decides to settle Libor suit early
Weeks before the trial was scheduled to start, Barclays has settled the first UK lawsuit filed over allegations that the bank manipulated the London interbank offered rate .
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Barclays' Knapp Jumps to BlackRock
BlackRock announced on Tuesday the hiring of Barclays U.S. equity strategist Barry Knapp to lead a newly-created thematic strategies team at the world's largest asset manager.
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Bob Diamond Hires Barclays's Vitalo as CEO of Atlas Mara Venture
Robert Diamond named former Barclays Plc colleague John Vitalo to be chief executive officer of his African financial-services company, Atlas Mara Co-Nvest Ltd. Vitalo has been Barclays's Middle East and North Africa CEO since 2009, Atlas Mara said in a statement today.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Millionaires Bob Diamond And Ashish J. Thakkar Acquire Bank In Rwanda
Former Barclays Barclays bank boss Bob Diamond and Mara Group founder Ashish Thakkar on Sunday struck a deal to acquire a controlling interest in the commercial banking subsidiary of the Development Bank of Rwanda, a bank owned by the Rwandan government.
RAIT Financial Trust Prices Public Offering of Unsecured Senior Notes Due 2024
RAIT granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $9.0 million aggregate principal amount of the Notes in the offering to cover over-allotments.
Barclays settles Libor-linked UK court action
The case had been seen as a test case for the manipulation of Libor interest rates and senior Barclays employees and former executives, including former chief executive Bob Diamond, had been due to testify at the trial.