Barclays PLC


  • Will the Politicians Bungle Libor Reform?     Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 3:45 AM ET

    John Mann MP and member of treasury select committee at the House of Commons, told CNBC, there is danger of politicians panicking and rushing Libor reform following the rigging scandal.

  • Seven Banks Subpoenaed in Libor Investigation Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 5:33 PM ET

    Seven banks have received subpoenas as part of an investigation into the alleged manipulation of the London Interbank Offered Rate, said a source close to the case.

  • What Fines Have European Banks Paid?     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 2:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Karen Tso takes a look at past fines that have been leveled at European banks by US regulators.

  • Are British Banks Being Unfairly Penalised?     Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 3:30 AM ET

    Sam Gyimah member of the UK parliament told CNBC, the Standard Chartered case is an example of a regulator shooting over the top and the bank deciding that in the interests of its reputation it is best to settle and move on.

  • Major banks, which often band together when facing government scrutiny, are now turning on one another as an international investigation into the manipulation of interest rates gains momentum. The NYT reports.

  • What to Buy When the Swiss Are Selling Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 9:21 AM ET

    The Swiss National Bank has euros ready to unload, and these strategists point to currencies that should benefit.

  • Libor Review to Look into Scrapping Rate Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 12:29 AM ET

    Libor, the London Interbank Offered Rate, could be scrapped altogether and replaced with an interest rate that is set using actual trades, according to a review set up by the UK government. The FT Reports.

  • Dubai Billionaire Staying Away From European Banks Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 8:33 AM ET
    Bank Metallic Sign

    The chairman of one of Dubai’s best-known family-owned conglomerates is not considering investing in European banks again following a disappointing run as a stakeholder of Barclays.

  • Stocks to Watch: FB, MRK, AAPL & More Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 8:27 AM ET

    Take a look at some of Friday's morning movers:

  • Earnings Already Telling the Tale of Lower GDP Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 7:20 AM ET

    Second quarter GDP Friday could be a game changer for markets that are anxious for any clues as to the depth and duration of the current soft patch.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a surge in shares of Barclays, as the bank reports H1 profits beat forecasts.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know     Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 6:00 AM ET

    A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Kelly Evans, including Facebook, Barclays, and a slew of economic data.

  • Will the Olympics Strengthen the Pound? Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 12:11 PM ET
    Torchbearer Dimitrios Chondrokoukis, a Greek high jump athlete, lights a cauldron with the Olympic Flame atop the Acropolis in Athens on May 16, 2012. The flame will be handed over to the London olympics officials on May 17.

    With the Olympics about to begin, here's how to trade the games.

  • BBA Should No Longer Handle Libor: Former FSA Chief Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 5:57 AM ET
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    The London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) is flawed and should no longer be calculated by the British Bankers’ Association (BBA), Howard Davies, Professor at Sciences Po and former chairman of the Financial Services Authority told CNBC.

  • What Was the Extent of the Libor Conspiracy?     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 3:45 AM ET

    "We are likely to see other banks now coming out in the open in terms of the part that they took in it; I think in relation to Barclays, it is unlikely that they alone moved the rate in any way by the actions of their traders but once one sees a conspiracy starting I think things will change and that's what the Americans in particular are looking at," David Green, senior partner at Edwin Coe, told CNBC.

  • "I think the Libor scandal is going to go on for a while, we are about ten percent into it. Firstly the problems of Barclays haven't finished the criminal prosecutions but also civil suits and this will be the case for all banks," Satyajit Das, author of Extreme Money: Masters of the Universe and Cult of Risk.

  • BoE: NY Fed Gave No Warning on Libor Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 11:09 AM ET
    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

    American authorities did not warn British officials about the rate-rigging scandal at the height of the financial crisis in 2008, according to documents released by the Bank of England on Friday, the New York Times reported.

  • Libor Scandal Shows Many Flaws in Rate-Setting Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 10:35 AM ET
    A woman leaves a branch of Barclays Bank in central London, Monday, April 23, 2007. ABN Amro NV and Barclays PLC announced Monday they have agreed to merge, in the largest cross-border combination in European banking history. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

    The flaws in the rate-setting process have been exposed by the latest banking scandal. Regulators around the world are investigating whether big banks gamed the rates for their own benefit before and after the financial crisis, the New York Times reports.

  • Sheila Bair

    "Looking at those emails, it looks like they had pretty explicit notification of some very bad behavior, and I don't understand why they didn't investigate," Bair told CNBC.

  • Fiorina Takes A Closer Look at Corporate Boards     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    Carly Fiorina, former HP Chairman & CEO, explains why it is time to take a closer look at the actions of corporate boards.