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  1. September 12, 2014

    Scots vote with feet by opening English bank accounts

    Emerging from the Berwick-upon-Tweed branch of Barclays Bank into the autumn sunshine, a retired banker and his wife, both...

  2. August 10, 2014

    HSBC chief rejects Barclays Wealth model

    HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver has pledged to retain his group’s private bank as a standalone division, in what is...

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  1. August 7, 2014

    Qataris check in to Paris Grand for €330m

    Qatari investors have agreed a €330m deal to buy Le Grand hotel in Paris from InterContinental Hotels Group, the latest in a...

  2. August 3, 2014

    Movers & shakers: August 4

    ● Lisa Jones has been appointed as head of the US for Pioneer Investments, the €185.5bn asset management subsidiary of...

  3. July 30, 2014

    Barclays tops FTSE after earnings

    Thanks to a forecast-beating first half, Barclays Bank shares topped the FTSE 100 on Wednesday, shrugging off a drop in...

  4. July 27, 2014

    Barclays Wealth fails to halt talent drain

    Barclays Wealth has suffered more senior departures, further indicating that the UK bank is struggling to retain key...

  5. July 16, 2014

    Barclays Wealth rocked by another senior departure

    Barclays Wealth has lost the intended architect of an overhaul of its investment management activities, adding to the number...

  6. July 13, 2014

    Barclays Wealth exodus of high-profile staff continues

    Barely a month passes without news of another senior departure from Barclays Wealth. The unit, which manages £200bn of...

  7. July 7, 2014

    Equistone Partners enters outsourced science market

    Equistone Partners, the private equity group spun out of Barclays Bank, is tapping into the fast-growing outsourced science...

  8. July 4, 2014

    UK banks face demand for inquiry into lawyers’ letters

    Ministers and regulators are under growing pressure to launch an investigation into how many of Britain’s biggest companies...

  9. June 19, 2014

    Barclays Wealth management chief Horrell to leave role

    Peter Horrell is to leave his job as chief executive of Barclays’ wealth management division nine months after being...

  10. FT Alphaville

    June 13, 2014

    This is nuts. When's the crash? [Update]

    So you like the idea of a buy-to-let property empire but don’t have the cash, time, or expertise? Fear not, because with the...

  11. May 11, 2014

    Barclays Wealth arm folded into retail unit

    Barclays Wealth & Investment Management will cease to exist as a standalone business as part of a strategic overhaul aimed...

  12. May 1, 2014

    Turnround hopes bolster Barclays

    Barclays was among Thursday’s gainers after chances of a turnround won the backing of a joint house broker. UBS added...

  13. April 27, 2014

    Movers & shakers: April 28

    ● Niall Ferguson, the high-profile author, columnist and Harvard history professor, has been elected to the board of...

  14. March 23, 2014

    Movers & shakers: March 24

    ● Alexandra Altinger has been appointed as chief executive of SandAire, which is joining forces with Lord North Street to...

  15. February 11, 2014

    Barclays’ bonuses met with dismay in Westminster

    Barclays and bankers bonuses Barclays’ decision to boost the bonus pool for its “talented” bankers at the same time that...

  16. January 8, 2014

    Banking rivalries: Barclays and Deutsche drift apart in battle

    Changing of the guard Not so very long ago Deutsche Bank and Barclays stood tall on Wall Street, the prime European...

  17. December 29, 2013

    Big employers sign up to gender equality initiative

    More than 140 large employers have signed up to a UK government initiative to improve gender equality in the workplace amid...

  18. October 16, 2013

    Complaints about UK banks begin to fall

    Complaints about banking services fell sharply in the first half of the year, with mis-selling of payment protection...

  19. October 3, 2013

    Barclays’ rights issue 95% subscribed

    Barclays has secured about 95 per cent take-up for its £5.8bn rights issue, two months after the process was kicked off. The...

  20. The World

    October 2, 2013

    Reporting back: Katrina Manson on Somaliland

    In our Reporting Back series, we ask FT foreign correspondents to tell us about a recent trip. Katrina Manson, the FT’s east...

  21. September 29, 2013

    Axa to spin out private equity arm

    Axa Private Equity, the $32bn fund management business headed by industry veteran Dominique Senequier, will announce early...

  22. September 27, 2013

    Barclays shifts clients into ‘lighter touch’ service

    Clients of Barclays with less than £500,000 to invest are being moved from the bank’s full-scale wealth management service...

  23. September 18, 2013

    Smiths Group leads FTSE after earnings

    Shares in FTSE 100 engineer Smiths Group were at the top of London’s main equities index after well-received earnings, while...

  24. September 17, 2013

    Tesco shakes up corporate brokers

    Tesco has shaken up its corporate brokers, parting company with long-term advisers JPMorgan Cazenove and Nomura. Britain’s...

  25. FT Alphaville

    September 16, 2013

    BARC and the true price of "advice"

    The Regulatory and other investigations or proceedings part of the Barclays rights prospectus, published on Monday, is worth...

  26. September 13, 2013

    Bank of England to hold talks as fears of housing boom rise

    The Bank of England will next week meet to discuss growing concerns about a new property bubble amid mounting pressure for...

  27. August 21, 2013

    UK banks face £1.3bn bill over latest mis-selling scandal

    Banks and credit card issuers are facing a bill of up to £1.3bn to compensate victims of the UK financial services...

  28. August 18, 2013

    Canary Wharf workforce quadruples in a decade

    Employment in London’s Canary Wharf financial district has almost quadrupled in the past decade, with the number of workers...

  29. August 9, 2013

    Lower credit card rates for longer

    Credit card borrowers can now transfer their debt to a new provider and avoid paying any interest for 28 months, as banks...

  30. August 3, 2013

    Mugabe declared winner in Zimbabwe election

    President Robert Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe for 33-years, was on Saturday declared the outright winner of a bitterly...

  31. July 31, 2013

    Don’t buy the hype about Barclays’ capital-raising

    Barclays says that its plan to shore up its balance sheet is both “bold and decisive”. Is it? Let us cut through the...

  32. July 30, 2013

    Barclays reveals £12.8bn balance sheet hole

    Barclays has revealed a £12.8bn hole in its balance sheet as it announced a £5.8bn rights issue, buttressed by a plan to...

  33. July 29, 2013

    Perrigo to buy Elan for $8.6bn as it eyes aid of Irish tax system

    Perrigo has agreed to buy Ireland-based Elan Corp for $8.6bn in a cash-and-shares deal that will provide the US generic...

  34. July 25, 2013

    Church of England invests in Wonga backer

    The Church of England has admitted it invests in one of Wonga’s key financial backers, a day after the Archbishop of...

  35. July 23, 2013

    Regulator turf war on access to EU bank books

    US regulators are demanding the right to probe books, records and emails at the headquarters of Europe’s biggest financial...

  36. July 21, 2013

    Banks’ influence over raw materials supply chain under scrutiny

    Wall Street banks’ rise as merchants of oil, natural gas, coal and industrial metals is under threat as a US regulator...

  37. beyondbrics

    July 19, 2013

    New York headlines

    * Sheikh in Barclays rescue sells stake * Chevron employees sentenced in Indonesia corruption case * Record downgrades...

  38. beyondbrics

    July 19, 2013

    London headlines

    * Sheikh in Barclays rescue sells stake * Chevron employees sentenced in Indonesia corruption case * Record downgrades...

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