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WASHINGTON Two lawyers appointed to senior jobs at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission have ties to major companies including financial firms Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Wells Fargo & Co that could complicate efforts to regulate them, according to government documents viewed by Reuters.
* ISS AND BARCLAYS AGREE EXTENSION OF GLOBAL FACILITY SERVICES PARTNERSHIP UNTIL 2022
NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - Economic boycotts are usually designed to force dramatic change. They deprive enemies of income that can be used to finance armies, feed propaganda machines and sustain populations - with the hope of provoking the target's people to overthrow their leaders. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain have followed much of this playbook since early June in their ostracism of Qatar, which they accuse of financing terrorism.
NAIROBI, Aug 15 Barclays Bank of Kenya said on Tuesday its pretax profit fell 12 percent to 5.15 billion shillings ($49.69 million) in the first half of the year, pulled down by a drop in interest income.
LONDON Barclays plans to close around 54 branches by the end of the year in an effort to cut costs, further reducing access to banking services for customers in parts of Britain.
LONDON, Aug 14 Barclays plans to close around 54 branches by the end of the year in an effort to cut costs, further reducing access to banking services for customers in parts of Britain.
Aug 11 The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Friday. To inform us of other job changes, email email@example.com. LIONTRUST ASSET MANAGEMENT PLC Liontrust Asset Management Plc said on Friday it had hired fixed income specialists David Roberts and Phil Milburn.
Aug 11 Barclays Plc on Friday named Stephen Dainton as global head of equities.
LONDON, Aug 11 (IFR) - Barclays has appointed Stephen Dainton as global head of equities from Credit Suisse, where he was co-head of global markets EMEA.
LONDON Barclays has named former Citigroup banker Barry Rodrigues as the head of its Barclaycard International credit card division, the British bank said on Thursday.