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Friday | Daily Mail

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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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Banking

Friday | Barron's

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.

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Related Topix: Investment Banking, Financial Services, Financial Markets

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Insurance

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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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Banking

Business Wire

Barclays and OFI Global Asset Management Will Partner to Launch the Barclays OFI SteelPath MLP ETNs

Barclays plans to apply to list the ETNs on the NYSE Arca Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol OSMS.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Barclays plc, Investment Banking, Banking

Customer Interaction Solutions

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)

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Banking, Outsourcing

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Independent

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.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Banking

Barron's

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 .

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Related Topix: Investment Banking, Financial Services, Financial Markets

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Reuters

MOVES- LPL Financial, Barclays, BNP Paribas Securities Services

The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Monday.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Banking

LBC 97.3

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.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Banking

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Business Wire

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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Related Topix: Real Estate, Ventas, Investment Banking, Financial Services, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Burlington Resources, Oil & Gas

This Is London

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."

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Banking

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Barron's

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%.

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Related Topix: Investment Banking, Financial Services

Seeking Alpha

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.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Barclays plc, Investment Banking, Banking, Marketing

Iol.co.za

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.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Banking

Iol.co.za

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 .

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Banking

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Fox News

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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Related Topix: Financial Services, BlackRock, Investment Services, Investment Banking, Banking, Barclays plc, Business News

The Washington Post

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.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Banking, Business News

Mon Apr 07, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

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.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Banking

Business Wire

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.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, RAIT Investment Trust, Credit Suisse Asset Mnagement Income Fund, Investment Banking, Banking, Insurance, Deutsche Bank AG, Financial Services, Credit Suisse Group, Barclays plc

Reuters

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.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Banking

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