The performance of Barclays’ investment bank was overshadowed by a £1.4 billion charge taken to cover the cost of compensating UK consumers who were mis-sold payment protection insurance. Photograph: AFP

Barclays bolstered its case for preserving its investment bank with a strong set of quarterly results that put pressure on Edward Bramson, the activis(...)

A Barclays bank building in London. As well as calling for a board seat, Edward Bramson wants Barclays to curtail its investment banking arm. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Barclays has urged investors to block an attempt by activist investor Edward Bramson to gain a seat on the lender’s board, arguing his appointment wou(...)

The bank  reported its core capital ratio fell to 13.2 per cent from 13.3 per cent a year ago

Barclays reported a lower-than-forecast attributable profit of £3.5 billion for 2018, as it took a £150 million provision against Brexit losses and it(...)

Barclays chief executive Jes Staley. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Barclays’ top banker said it’s “more than likely” there will be another financial crisis, but his industry is unlikely to be the trigger this time. I(...)

Barclays reported a profit before tax of £1.6 billion (€1.8 billion) for the third quarter. Photograph: Getty

Barclays chief executive Jes Staley said on Wednesday that the British banking giant was “100 per cent” ready for a hard Brexit, as he disclosed that (...)

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Barclays second-quarter pretax profits almost trebled, beating analysts’ expectations as the British bank avoided the heavy restructuring and legal co(...)

Britain’s Barclays bank  has been privately exploring a possible merger with rival international banks, including Standard Chartered, in response to pressure from an activist investor. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

One of Britain’s largest banks, Barclays, has been privately exploring a possible merger with rival international banks, including Standard Chartered,(...)

Jes Staley, chief executive officer of Barclays: “We are very committed to our investment bank.”

Barclays chief executive officer Jes Staley said he’s still waiting to hear the views of the bank’s new activist investor, while pointing to the poten(...)