Barclays PLC (BARC.L)
17 May 2019
Britain's Co-op Bank approached Barclays Plc in November about Barclays acquiring it, but the talks did not proceed beyond the exploratory stage, the Telegraph newspaper reported late on Saturday.
May 18 Britain's Co-op Bank approached Barclays Plc in November about Barclays acquiring it, but the talks did not proceed beyond the exploratory stage, the Telegraph newspaper reported late on Saturday.
BRASILIA, May 15 Economists at Barclays on Wednesday became the latest to slash their Brazilian economic growth forecasts, now predicting that the economy shrank in the first quarter and that growth over the course of 2019 will barely exceed that of the last two years.
JOHANNESBURG, May 15 Goldman Sachs is seeking a South African banking licence as part of plans to offer fixed income products in the country, sources and the Wall Street investment bank said, beefing up its African operations as global rivals scale back.
LONDON Activist investor Edward Bramson lost his battle for a seat on the board at Barclays after shareholders voted against his bid to overhaul the under-fire investment bank from within.
* Departing Chairman said board seat bid would "destabilise" bank
A judge in Boston federal court has dismissed a proposed class action accusing a Barclays unit and a Massachusetts law firm of suing borrowers over credit card debt that was no longer legally enforceable, ruling that the dispute must be resolved in arbitration.
LONDON/NEW YORK Barclays allegedly pressured a former senior trader in the United States to ignore internal risk controls and then forced him out when he raised complaints, according to a public court document seen by Reuters, the latest in a string of allegations about the British bank's handling of whistleblowers.
* Trader alleges bank forced him out after he raised concerns
April 29 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.