Jes Staley, new chief executive of Barclays group. Trust, he said, was “the key to unlocking shareholder value”. Photograph: Debra Hurford Brown/Barclays/PA Wire

Within an hour of Jes Staley being confirmed as the head of Barclays, he had fired off a 600-word email to his 132,000 new underlings introducing hims(...)

James “Jes” Staley: is a Wall Street veteran, having spent more than 30 years at JP Morgan Chase. Photograph: Bloomberg

When Bob Diamond resigned from Barclays in the wake of the Libor-rigging scandal three years ago, a deep gloom descended over the group’s investment b(...)

RSA boss Stephen Hester was  widely tipped as a potential new boss for Barclays before the reversal. Photograph: Bloomberg

In abruptly ending its courtship of the British insurer RSA, suitor Zurich Insurance opted for the corporate equivalent of the traditional break-up cl(...)

JP Morgan Chase: one of the top five US banks that are moving ahead of their European rivals in global investment banking. Photograph: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images

US banks are moving ahead of their European rivals in global investment banking, taking advantage of strategic upheavals and concerns over capital to (...)

Barclays’ new executive chairman sought to stamp his mark on the bank on Wednesday by accelerating the sale of assets and cost cutting, after the grou(...)

Missing skillset: Antony Jenkins, the former chief executive of Barclays. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

In the official statement from Barclays last week announcing the sacking of Antony Jenkins as CEO, three little words stood out. At first I did not no(...)

Barclays may not pick its next chief executive until early next year, potentially leaving new Chairman John McFarlane in charge for at least eight mon(...)

British lender Barclays surprised markets on Wednesday by announcing the departure of its chief executive Antony Jenkins. Photo: PA Wire

British lender Barclays surprised markets on Wednesday by announcing a search for a new chief executive in an attempt to accelerate strategic change a(...)

Barclays Bank, Britain’s second-biggest lender by assets, closed at 261.40 pence on Tuesday, down 0.9 per cent on the day. Picture: PA.

Barclays Bank posted first-quarter profits even as it set aside an additional £800 million-pound ($1.2 billion) provision toward settling allegation(...)

The 2015 inflation basket owes more than a little to the influence of the hipster – in come craft beer, ecigarettes, headphones and music subscription services such as Spotify.

Hipsters may have been declared passé by the trend-spotters but their influence is going mainstream thanks to the team of government number crunche(...)