Barclays PLC


  • Stocks to Watch: AMLN, LNCR, IM & More Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 7:49 AM ET

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  • Barclays Libor Fallout     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 7:35 AM ET

    Discussing the resignation of Marcus Agius, Barclays' CEO, less than a week after the British bank agreed to pay $450 million in fines for its role in fixing interest rate prices, with Gary Gensler, Commodity Futures Trading Commission chairman.

  • Global Markets Update: 'Beyond Berlin'     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at European stocks reaching two-month highs, drawing support from policy measures to battle the euro zone crisis.

  • "Libor is critical to the bond markets globally and so for example mortgage rates are indexed off of it, a lot of the swap of activity in the bond market is indexed of Libor, so Libor plays a key role in the valuations of a lot of these bond contracts," George Goncalves, head of US rates strategy at Nomura Securities, told CNBC.

  • Libor Scandal Claims Barclays Chairman     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 2:30 AM ET

    "I think what the chairman, Marcus Agius, has done is bought time for Bob Diamond I think there is more information to come out and I think shareholders will be very anxious to see the full story and I think people will hold fire for the time being," Stephen Peak, head of pan European equities at Henderson Global Investors, told CNBC.

  • Stocks Soar; Dow Posts Best June Since 1997 Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 4:31 PM ET

    Stocks finished the final trading day of the weak second quarter with a huge bang as Wall Street cheered a surprise agreement by EU leaders to help the region's struggling banks.

  • An international response is needed to the issue of the manipulation of the Libor to ensure that cartel behavior is not possible, Sharon Bowles, Liberal Democrat MEP for South East England and chair of the European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, told CNBC on Friday.

  • Future Advance After EU Summit Agreement Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 8:42 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures jumped Friday after European leaders unexpectedly agreed to take action to bring down Italy and Spain’s borrowing costs and create a single banking supervisory body.

  • Stocks to Watch: RIMM, NKE, F, GS & More Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 7:52 AM ET

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  • "What is really depressing about this is that it is just one in a long line of issues our banks have had with respect to transparency across the board and the worry is it is going to prompt a much greater regulatory burden going forward and at the end of the day it's going to cost jobs in the financial sector," Michael Hewson, analyst, CMC Markets, told CNBC.

  • "There are probably twenty banks that have been implicated; I think Barclays might regret being the first ones to settle you may have read the wording of the settlement was actually complementary in terms of their cooperation, unfortunately the noise around the CEO is severe," Chris Wheeler, bank analyst at Mediobanca, told CNBC.

  • Stocks to Watch: BBY, HMA, THC & More Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 1:37 PM ET

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  • Criminal sanctions can be applied in the U.S. for manipulating Libor but not in the UK and the UK government is looking into changing that, Mark Hoban, UK Financial Secretary, told CNBC.

  • "I think this is going to carry on for a few more days, the amount of the fine is really immaterial, you worry about reputational damage but I don't know how much reputation the banks have anyway," Patrick Armstrong, managing partner at Armstrong Investment Managers, told CNBC.

  • Futures Hold Losses After Economic Reports Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 8:34 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures held their losses Thursday, following the jobless claims and GDP data and amid skepticism that European leaders would overcome their differences to form a solution to tackle the ongoing debt crisis.

  • Barclays to Answer Libor Probe Questions     Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports Barclays has serious questions to answer over an investigation on whether the banking giant manipulated interbank lending rates over several years.

  • A Rate-Setting Mechanism of Far-Reaching Effects Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 4:21 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    A multiyear, global investigation into the setting of interest rates has focused on often complextrades in the financial centers of New York, London and Tokyo. But the accusations in the case have real-life consequences for consumers and businesses in the United States, the New York Times reports.

  • Barclays Settles Libor Probe     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the CFTC's $200 million fine for Barclays, for alleged manipulation attempts of Libor.

  • Stocks to Watch: ARNA, VVUS, OREX & More Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 2:06 PM ET

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  • Interest Rate Manipulation     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 1:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has a story that might just make your blood boil: a major bank admitting it tried to manipulate interest rates at the height of the financial crisis. Bart Chilton, CFTC Commissioner and Ross Intelisano, Rich, Intelisano & Katz, LLP, weigh in.

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