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Money Minute Friday 25 October: Banking results and German sentiment
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Economy

Money Minute Friday 25 October: Banking results and German sentiment

Today's Money Minute looks at third-quarter results from Barclays bank and advertising giant WPP, plus German consumer and business sentiment.
25 Oct 2019
The appeal of a private bank
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Bank accounts

The appeal of a private bank

Private banks have long been surrounded by an air of prestige. But is the service they provide worth the extra cost?
17 May 2019
Edward Bramson: the quiet activist barging into Barclays
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People

Edward Bramson: the quiet activist barging into Barclays

Edward Bramson may have failed to secure a seat on the board last week, but past form suggests his Sherborne investment fund will soon be back to shak…
13 May 2019
Stocks beat cash and bonds over the long term
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Isas

Stocks beat cash and bonds over the long term

Far more cash Isas are set up than stocks and shares Isas, says Marina Gerner. That's odd given the higher returns from stocks in the long run.
19 Apr 2019
Barclays is a strange beast – here's how to make it work
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Economy

Barclays is a strange beast – here's how to make it work

Barclays is a weird hybrid creature, says Matthew Lynn. But an activist-led shake-up could turn it into a decent bank.
25 Mar 2018
Barclays: not cheerful, but cheap
Spread betting

Barclays: not cheerful, but cheap

Of all the big banks, it's probably fair to say Barclays has had its fair share of bad publicity, says Matthew Partridge.
4 Aug 2017
Barclays goes on trial
Economy

Barclays goes on trial

Four former banking executives have been charged with fraud over the bailout of Barclays by Qatar in 2008. Will the trial really be in the public inte…
22 Jul 2017

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Barclays’ snooping scandal
Economy

Barclays’ snooping scandal

Jes Staley, Barclays’ chief executive, tried to unmask the identity of a whistleblower. Bad move, says Ben Judge.
14 Apr 2017
How Amanda Staveley helped save Barclays – and is now suing it for £1bn
Profiles

How Amanda Staveley helped save Barclays – and is now suing it for £1bn

Dealmaker Amanda Staveley was instrumental in helping to get Barclays out of its funding hole. But now she wants her share of the cash.
5 Feb 2016
Banks pass stress test
Stocks and shares

Banks pass stress test

Britain’s seven biggest lenders have passed the second round of annual stress tests – but how resilient are the tests?
3 Dec 2015
Barclays gives its boss the boot
Stocks and shares

Barclays gives its boss the boot

Barclays has fired its CEO Antony Jenkins after three years on the job. He will be replaced by the chairman, John McFarlane, on an interim basis.
9 Jul 2015
Want to buy the euro while it's cheap? Here's how
Currencies

Want to buy the euro while it's cheap? Here's how

A new online bank account lets you hold 24 different currencies. Ideal if you think you should be holding some euros, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
13 Mar 2015
Barclays shrinks investment bank
Stocks and shares

Barclays shrinks investment bank

Barclays is still struggling with their investment banking arms following another round of disappointing results.
5 Mar 2015
Barclay brothers: From humble beginnings to a billion-pound fortune
People

Barclay brothers: From humble beginnings to a billion-pound fortune

The recent high-profile resignation of a Daily Telegraph journalist has sent shockwaves through the Barclay brothers' business empire.
3 Mar 2015
New technology is threatening the big banks, but there's one that's still worth buying
Share tips

New technology is threatening the big banks, but there's one that's still worth buying

Mobile and online banking are making traditional bank branches obsolete. But one bank in particular is still a buy, says Matthew Partridge.
6 Nov 2014
BNP and Barclays misbehave
Stocks and shares

BNP and Barclays misbehave

Regulators in America have levied heavy fines on the banks for breaching its rules.
3 Jul 2014
Don’t be tempted to buy banks – here are two better options
Share tips

Don’t be tempted to buy banks – here are two better options

Bank shares might look cheap right now, but don't be tempted. There are better places to put your money, says Ed Bowsher. Here, he picks two stocks to…
27 Jun 2014
Barclays: bonuses up, profits down
Stocks and shares

Barclays: bonuses up, profits down

Despite falling profits at Barclays, the bank has seen fit to raise employee bonuses.
13 Feb 2014
Barclays looks cheap - but don’t touch it
Share tips

Barclays looks cheap - but don’t touch it

Barclays shares have fallen to the point where they’re now looking cheap. But that doesn’t mean you should buy them. Ed Bowsher explains why, and look…
13 Feb 2014
Racy past catches up with Barclays
Stocks and shares

Racy past catches up with Barclays

Barclays announced it will tap shareholders for funds to cover potential future losses.
1 Aug 2013
Revisiting the Barclays share price – how to trade with Fibonacci
Spread betting

Revisiting the Barclays share price – how to trade with Fibonacci

John Burford looks at using Elliott wave and Fibonacci principals in this short trade on Barclays shares.
14 Mar 2011