Memory of the day: World's 1st automated teller machine installed in London in 1967

Sun, 27 Jun 2021 - 11:30 GMT

On June 27, many important events took place.

Barclays ex-chairman says ‘unaware' of £280m Qatar deal

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 - 02:17 GMT

Agius was speaking at the London trial of four former Barclays executives accused of lying to investors about the terms of two capital injections from the Qatari sovereign wealth fund in 2008.

How Qatari media "didn't" cover Barclays, Hamad bin Jassim scandal

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 - 08:50 GMT

Qatari media have decided to skip on publishing news about the scandal of former Qatari Prime Mister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim and Barclays.

Qatar was paid millions in ‘illegal fees’ for Barclays , court to summon Qatari ex-PM

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 - 01:02 GMT

Will UK court summon Hamad bin Jassim over the Barclays financial corruption case?

Trial of former Barclays bankers over Qatar bailout begins

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 - 12:10 GMT

They are accused of raising a £6.1 billion bailout from Qatar during the 2008 financial crisis.

Hamad bin Jassem, true ruler of Qatar

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 11:08 GMT

Despite recently keeping a low profile, former Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassem bin Jaber Al Thani is technically the actual ruler of the rich gas emirate.

GE eyes $4B in asset sales, has no plans to sell stock: CFO

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 10:07 GMT

General Electric has “line of sight” on the first $4 billion in asset sales under its plans for $20 billion in disposals.

UK presses fraud charges against Barclays over Qatar loan

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 12:50 GMT

Britain's Serious Fraud Office said that it has charged Barclays Bank over lender's emergency fundraising from Qatar during the financial crisis a decade ago.

‘Attijariwafa bank Egypt’ trade name opened in Egypt

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 - 02:02 GMT

After Attijariwafa bank’s acquisition of Barclays Bank Egypt’s shares, the bank operated under the new identity “Attijariwafa bank Egypt” as of November 3.

Euro heads higher as ECB heads for the exit

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 - 11:27 GMT

The euro climbed for a third day and stocks slipped to a month low on Thursday.

UK watchdog closes probe into PwC over Barclays audits

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 - 09:20 GMT

The Financial Reporting Council has closed its investigation into audit firm (PwC) LLP over its audits of Barclays (BARC.L) during and after the global financial crisis

Oil holds gains, buoyed by stronger demand

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 08:25 GMT

Oil prices steadied on Thursday, holding on to most of their recent gains after forecasts for stronger oil demand by the International Energy Agency (IEA).

Barclays closures add to toll of vanishing British bank branches

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 - 10:51 GMT

Barclays plans to close around 54 branches by the end of the year in an effort to cut costs.

Barclays 2008 Qatar fundraising trial set for Jan 2019

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 - 11:53 GMT

The trial of Barclays (BARC.L) and four former top executives charged with fraud over undisclosed payments to Qatari investors.

Barclays former CEO to appear in court over fraud charges

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 - 01:06 GMT

Barclays former CEO and 3 top bankers will appear in a London court for the first time on Monday

Several UK banks stop selling Qatar riyals as diplomatic crisis mounts

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 - 02:08 GMT

Several British banks said on Friday they had stopped dealing in Qatari riyals.

Barclays case with Qatar is a clear fraud: Economic Expert

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 08:06 GMT

“Barclays and Qatar have changed the values of shares which is a clear Fraud,” said Ehab Samra , an economic expert, on Wednesday.

Ex-Barclays CEO charged with fraud over Qatar funding

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 - 11:10 GMT

Britain's Serious Fraud Office said Tuesday it had charged Barclays bank and four former managers