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Share Price: 171.58
Bid: 171.48
Ask: 171.52
Change: 4.92 (2.95%)
Spread: 0.04 (0.02%)
Open: 166.06
High: 176.18
Low: 164.66
Yest. Close: 166.66
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Broker snap: Investec hails cost-cutting at Barclays

The long-awaited strategic review at UK banking group Barclays was welcomed by Investec (and the market) on Tuesday, with the broker maintaining its 'buy' rating for the stock. The stock was up 4.46% at 314.95p by 09:24 in morning trade. However, while adjusted profit before tax rose 26% year-on-y

12 Feb 13 09:13

S.Africa's Absa to pay special dividend -CFO

JOHANNESBURG, Feb 12 (Reuters) - South Africa's Absa Group plans to return some of its excess capital to shareholders by paying a special dividend, its chief financial officer said on Tuesday. "The use of our excess capital will be through a special dividend," David Hodnett told Reuters fo

12 Feb 13 09:09

London open: Stocks flat despite banking strength

UK stocks opened broadly flat on Tuesday morning ahead of some UK inflation data, with markets pausing for breath after a strong rise in the year to date. The FTSE 100 had a subdued day yesterday on the back of a lack of economic news and low trading volumes, partly owing to the closure of Asian ma

12 Feb 13 08:28

UPDATE 2-Barclays to axe 3,700 jobs in strategic overhaul

* CEO says will take years to change public view of bank * Investment bankers average bonus 54,100 pounds * FY adj pretax 7.05 bln stg, up 26 pct, in line f'casts * Pretax 246 mln stg after charges and loss on own debt * Shares up 0.2 pct By Steve Slater and Matt Scu

12 Feb 13 08:22

UPDATE 1-Barclays to axe 3,700 jobs in strategic overhaul

LONDON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Barclays is to axe at least 3,700 jobs and prune its investment bank under a restructuring plan launched by its new chief executive on Tuesday which seeks to cut 1.7 billion pounds ($2.7 billion) in annual costs and improve standards. Antony Jenkins said the job c

12 Feb 13 07:35

Barclays profit 7 bln stg in 2012

LONDON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Barclays said its adjusted pretax profit for 2012 was 7.05 billion pounds ($11.04 billion), up 26 percent and in line with the average analyst forecast. The bank also set out plans to axe at least 3,700 jobs and prune parts of its investment bank. For full s

12 Feb 13 07:34

Tuesday broker round-up UPDATE

AMEC: Exane BNP initiates with a target price of 1140p and an underperform rating. Anglo American: Goldman Sachs increases target price from 1500p to 1550p, while keeping a sell recommendation. Barclays: Nomura reiterates reduce. Charles Stanley reiterates hold. Investec reiterates buy, with price

12 Feb 13 07:24

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12 Feb 13 07:14

Barclays to axe 3,700 jobs in $2.7 bln cost cut plan

LONDON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Barclays is to axe at least 3,700 jobs and prune parts of its investment bank as its new boss put his stamp on the British bank with a plan to cut 1.7 billion pounds ($2.7 billion) in annual costs and improve standards. Barclays Chief Executive Antony Jenkins said

12 Feb 13 07:12

Barclays unveils plans to cut jobs alongside annual results

Banking giant Barclays revealed Tuesday it was slashing 3,700 jobs as part of a massive shake-up amid a string of scandals. The cuts include 1,800 in the Corporate and Investment Bank division and 1,900 in Europe Retail and Business Banking which will result in a restructuring charge of about £500

12 Feb 13 06:59

UPDATE 1-Bad debts hit S.Africa's Absa FY earnings

* FY EPS 1,224.6 cents vs 1,265 cents consensus * Hit by 63 pct spike in bad debt costs * Shares flat so far this year JOHANNESBURG, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Absa Group, the South African bank majority owned by British lender Barclays Plc , posted a worse-than- expected 9 percent drop

12 Feb 13 05:58

UPDATE 2-BNY Mellon loses U.S. tax case, to take $850 mln profit hit

By Tim McLaughlin BOSTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) - BNY Mellon Corp said on Monday it will take an $850 million charge against first-quarter profit after losing a high-stakes tax case to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, a move that will also erode some of its capital. The BNY Mellon case w

12 Feb 13 02:54

BNY Mellon to take $850 mln profit charge in U.S. tax court defeat

BOSTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) - BNY Mellon Corp said on Monday it will take an $850 million hit against first-quarter profit, a move that also will erode some of its capital after losing a high-stakes tax case to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. The world's largest custody bank announced the h

12 Feb 13 01:22

Barclays CEO set to cut jobs, costs in overhaul plan

* CEO's strategic plan released with 2012 results on Tuesday 0700 GMT * Plan will shrink investment bank, may axe 2,000 jobs * New CEO Jenkins to focus on returns, costs and improving standards By Steve Slater LONDON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Barclays' new boss is expected to sh

12 Feb 13 00:01

UPDATE 1-Bank of New York loses bid for $900 mln tax benefit

WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) - A U.S. court on Monday rejected Bank of New York Mellon Corp's bid to keep $900 million in tax benefits, a decision that could undercut profit at the world's largest custody bank in 2013. BNY Mellon previously had warned that it may have to book a reserve of m

11 Feb 13 23:30

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