20 May 2015
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Barclays a record £284m for 'unacceptable practices' relating to forex trading, as five other global banks are also hit with heavy penalties.
29 April 2015
Barclays has set aside an extra £800m to cover the costs of a probe into foreign exchange rate-rigging, its latest results reveal.
09 April 2015
Some of Britain's largest companies will issue formal warnings on the risks of exiting the EU if the Conservative Party pushes ahead with referendum plans after the election.
03 March 2015
Barclays has made increased provisions for a probe into currency market manipulation and other issues, masking a rise in adjusted pre-tax profits.
11 February 2015
Old Mutual Global Investors income manager Stephen Message is running one of the largest overweights to financials in his sector, in the expectation UK banks are set to return cash to shareholders.
08 January 2015
Former Barclays Wealth director Yolande Escher has joined BNY Mellon’s wealth management business.
18 November 2014
Investors wishing to move from direct-to-consumer to adviser platforms face “punitive” exit fees, according to analysis by the lang cat.
30 October 2014
Barclays has reported a 15% rise in Q3 profit but also set aside £500m for potential fines relating to manipulation of foreign exchange markets.
20 October 2014
Barclays is seeking to include a D2C discretionary investment service offering model portfolios to clients in its relaunched consumer platform proposition, Investment Week understands.
07 October 2014
Anthony Gillham, fund manager on the multi-asset team at Old Mutual Global Investors, explains why prognostications on the demise of emerging market debt this year have been grossly exaggerated
07 October 2014
Stick with Mark Barnett or follow Neil Woodford? It is a question which has plagued investors since the latter set up his new fund in June. But working at separate companies, in the same fund sector, could see these managers become two different investment ‘beasts’ entirely
26 September 2014
With a growing number of challenger banks listing in the UK this year, UK managers have embraced the opportunity to find a ‘purer’ play on the country’s financial sector than larger institutions.
23 September 2014
Barclays has been hit with a £38m fine for failing to adequately protect clients' funds, the Financial Conduct Authority has confirmed.
22 September 2014
Barclays has hired former Citigroup banker Akshaya Bhargava to head up its recently restructured wealth management business, following the exit of Peter Horrell in June.
19 September 2014
Look at the media at the moment and you would be forgiven for thinking we Brits have become obsessed about our place in the world, as well as nationalism and constitutional matters.
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