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Barclays

A global financial services company. It was established in London in 1690 and gradually increased its holdings over time. In 1966, it issued Britain's first credit card, and, in 1985, it issued the country's first debit card. It introduced the ATM machine and is one of the world's largest companies. In 2008, it purchased Lehman Brothers, which had filed bankruptcy as a result of the 2008 economic crisis.
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Barclays Africa has up to three years to complete total separation from Barclays PLC and discard the Barclays brand.
A former CEO of Barclays Plc (LSE: BARC) has said that innovation in artificial intelligence is not expected from a big bank.
Barclays Africa Group Limited today announced that following the completion of South Africas largest bookbuild in South African rand, Barclays PLC has sold 33.
Summary: A stalling economy and a tough regulatory environment mean that Barclays PLC could find it difficult to offload its Africa business.
At the beginning of the year, tensions were running high in the head office of Barclays Africa Group (BAGL) in Johannesburg, with rumours circulat- ing that banking giant Barclays PLC planning on pulling out of Africa.
The driving decision behind the sell- down is the regulatory burden that Barclays Plc faces in the UK, and is not a reflection of the strength of Barclays Africa or of the environment in which we operate.
At the beginning of the year, tensions were running high in the head office of Barclays Africa Group (BAGL) in Johannesburg, with rumours circulating that banking giant Barclays PLC planning on pulling out of Africa.
British financial organisation Barclays PLC and Barclays Bank PLC on Tuesday announced that it has appointed Stephen Thieke as a non-executive director of Barclays effective immediately.
20 November 2013 - UK financial group Barclays Plc (LON:BARC) is mulling over a potential sale of its index unit, after equity index provider MSCI Inc (NYSE:MSCI) recently expressed interest in the business, Reuters reported citing several knowledgeable sources.
The World Development Movement has accused UK-based Barclays Plc (LSE: BARC) of benefiting from food-speculation activities.
The avid City supporter, who is currently group vicechairman and executive director of Barclays plc, will take up the position, which carries an annual basic salary of pounds 700,000 from October 1.
The analysis on Barclays Plc includes a complete and comprehensive analysis of the Group, an overview of the banking industry that Barclays Plc now operates in, a PEST Framework Analysis of the banking industry, and then moves on to analyzing the Group itself.