The City of London: in the early 1980s, investment banking had not yet adopted the football model. If you were a Warburg man you didn’t become a Schroders man just because it was prepared to pay a bit more. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg.

By far the most cheering thing in the Financial Times newspaper last week was a letter from Robert Pickering, the man who used to run Cazenove. In it,(...)

 Hugh “Skip” McGee: one of Barclay’s highest paid employees last year.

The lavish pay and bonus bill that Barclays shareholders complained about so bitterly at last week’s annual meeting will be a little lighter fr(...)

 Barclays shareholders arriving for the AGM at the Royal Festival Hall in London today are ghreeted by protesters. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

First quarter profit at British bank Barclays fell after its investment bank suffered a “significant” drop in revenue from its fixed income op(...)

Google shares on Wall Street were down 3.4 per cent at $544.36 today. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Global equity markets rose slightly, boosted by data indicating strength in the US economy and by upbeat results from some major US companies, (...)

Chief executive Antony Jenkins was given shares valued at £3.82 million. Photo: Bloomberg

Barclays, the UK’s second-largest bank by assets, paid 12 senior executives about £31.8 million (€38 million)in bonuses as it prepares to elim(...)

Antony Jenkins, chief executive officer of Barclays. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Attempts by Barclays chief executive Antony Jenkins to clean up his bank’s image faced a serious setback yesterday amid criticism of (...)

Barclays chief executive Antony Jenkins Antony Jenkins justified the bonuses by insisting the bank had to pay top dollar to attract and retain the best staff.

Barclays chief executive Antony Jenkins is big on buzzwords but “restraint” does not appear to be among them. As profits at the ba(...)

Barclays today said its total bonus pool for 2013 rose to £2.38 billion (€2.85 billion) from £2.17 billion for 2012. Photo: Bloomberg

Barclays said it would axe up to 12,000 jobs this year even as it raised bonuses for investment bankers, prompting fury among politicians and (...)

Litigation and compensation charges will complicate chief executive officer Antony Jenkins’s overhaul of Barclays. Photograph: Justin Thomas/VisMedia/PA Wire.

Barclays, Britain’s second- biggest lender, reported full-year profit that missed analyst estimates as litigation and compensation charges complicate (...)

The Barclays Bank eagle logo:  The lender has reduced assets by about £20 billion so far. Photograph: Alastair Grant

Barclays, Britain’s second-biggest bank, is preparing to step up its asset reduction target and said it’s being probed by regulators investigating the(...)