Tag: Barclays

Hopes of a coronavirus vaccine mount as three key biotech players make progress

Dozens of companies and public labs around the world are working to develop a vaccine to prevent the spread of the flu-like virus. Over the last 48 hours, three biotech companies, in particular, have been thrust into the spotlight for their promise: BioNTech, CureVac and Moderna.

World Economic Forum: Barclays CEO Jes Staley on climate change, renewable energy & the banks’ future plans

At the ongoing World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, CNBC International had a conversation with CEO of Barclays, Jes Staley on the banks future plans and possible investments in carbon related products.

Shareholder group VEB plans lawsuit against three banks over Steinhoff, Absa responds

A Dutch shareholder group has given notice that it plans to file a class action lawsuit against Barclays Plc, Commerzbank AG and Absa Bank Ltd over their roles in a 2015 share sale by South African retailer Steinhoff International.

SA’s spring in its step is back – Barclays Africa CEO Maria Ramos

SA’s spring in its step is back – Barclays Africa CEO Maria Ramos

Barclays announces final sale of stake in Barclays Africa

Barclays (BARC.L) will sell a 7 percent stake in Johannesburg-based Barclays Africa Group on December 5, the British bank said on Friday, the latest and likely last in a series of such...

Understanding the sale of 9mobile

Barclays Bank pulls out as financial adviser for 9mobile sale

Barclays suffers $1.6 billion first-half loss from Africa sale

Barclays reported a 1.2 billion pound ($1.57 billion)attributable first half loss on Friday after taking a 2.5 billion pound hit from the sale of its Africa business and calling an end to...

Barclays wants to bring bitcoin ‘into play’

Barclays UK CEO Ashok Vaswani told CNBC that the bank has spoken to regulators about cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.
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