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Barclays Africa Group Ltd (BGAJ.J)

BGAJ.J on Johannesburg Stock Exchange

16,051.42ZAc
25 May 2018
Change (% chg)

185.42 (+1.17%)
Prev Close
15,866.00
Open
15,900.00
Day's High
16,352.00
Day's Low
15,832.00
Volume
1,804,416
Avg. Vol
3,375,554
52-wk High
21,000.00
52-wk Low
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Wed, May 23 2018

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Breakingviews - StanChart dream reveals Barclays’ limited options

LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Talk of Barclays considering a merger with Standard Chartered reveals little about the UK bank except its limited options for boosting returns. Chairman John McFarlane is keen on a combination with the emerging markets lender, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday. A deal appears to make little financial sense. But it underscores how little Barclays Chief Executive Jes Staley can do in the short term to appease investors.

Barclays Africa dumps KPMG in latest blow to auditor in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG KPMG's scandal-hit South African arm lost another major client on Thursday when Barclays Africa Group dropped it as joint auditor, raising questions about the firm's future.

UPDATE 3-Barclays Africa dumps KPMG in latest blow to auditor in South Africa

* Central bank says no need for banks to use Big Four (Adds central bank comment, Nedbank comment)

BRIEF-Absa says Barclays Africa has withdrawn Ordinary Resolution dealing with re-appointment of KPMG from consideration at AGM

* BARCLAYS AFRICA WITHDRAWN RESOLUTION DEALING WITH RE-APPOINTMENT OF KPMG FROM CONSIDERATION AT AGM TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, 15 MAY

UPDATE 2-Barclays Africa lifts profit, looks to Nigeria for growth

* Name to revert back to Absa Group (Recasts, adds finance director comments)

Barclays Africa says looks to Nigeria as new market

JOHANNESBURG The chief executive of Barclays Africa said on Thursday the lender aims to enter Nigeria as a new market as it seeks to raise its share of the African banking market to 12 percent from 6 percent over the medium term.

Barclays Africa says looks to Nigeria as new market

JOHANNESBURG, March 1 The chief executive of Barclays Africa said on Thursday the lender aims to enter Nigeria as a new market as it seeks to raise its share of the African banking market to 12 percent from 6 percent over the medium term.

BRIEF-Barclays Africa Says Plans To Change Name To 'Absa Group Ltd'

* TO CHANGE GROUP'S NAME FROM "BARCLAYS AFRICA GROUP LTD" TO "ABSA GROUP LTD", SUBJECT TO REGULATORY AND SHAREHOLDERS' APPROVAL​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Barclays Africa reports higher annual profit, aided by fall in impairments

March 1 Barclays Africa Group, South Africa's No.2 lender by market value, reported a 4 percent rise in annual profit on Thursday, thanks to a substantial decline in impairments.

Barclays investment bank makes first Q4 loss in three years

LONDON, Feb 22 (IFR) - Barclays' corporate and investment bank made a loss in the final quarter for the first time in three years, as income fell in trading, equities and banking and it took a loss on UK construction firm Carillion.

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