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Sale of Risk Analytics and Index Solutions business to Bloomberg completes

Sale of Risk Analytics and Index Solutions business to Bloomberg completes

Barclays has completed the sale of Barclays Risk Analytics and Index Solutions Ltd to Bloomberg for approximately £615m.

Brits holidaying at home boosting UK economy

More British holidaymakers are choosing to stay at home for their annual break providing a vital boost for British business, with the average spend per stay up 6%.

What's keeping Brits at homeWhat is keeping Brits at home

Contactless spending jumps 2.7 times following £30 limit increase

The amount spent by Barclaycard customers using contactless technology has multiplied 2.7 times so far this year, as consumers make the most of the increase in the contactless limit.

Contactless spending reaches a record highContactless spending reaches a record high

Half year results

Very good performance in the second quarter

"The strategy to build a transatlantic, consumer, corporate and investment bank with a global reach is in very good shape"

Jes Staley, Barclays CEO

Our resultsOur results

Financial highlights for H1 2016

"Our core business generated a double digit return yet again in the quarter. Our Non-Core unit continued to progress, reducing risk weighted assets and we are on target to close that unit by the end of next year."

Tushar Morzaria, Barclays Group Finance Director

Our resultsOur results
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Brexit and Europe: The question of contagion

Barclays' Chief UK and European Economists examine the economic and geopolitical implications of Brexit, the debates that may be triggered in other EU states, and a timeline of key events. 

See our Brexit insights and timelineSee our Brexit insights and timeline
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Leading on change

Growing Businesses, Growing our Economy

We have launched a new report on the future of business scale-ups in the UK. This is the culmination of a partnership, established in January last year, with the business schools of both the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge.

Learn more about the partnership and download the reportLearn more about the partnership and download the report
Barclays history - 300 years and counting

325 years and counting

We've always welcomed bright ideas and new technology: from backing the fastest steam ships in the world to making payments as easy as swiping your finger.

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Barclays history - 300 years and counting

Citizenship in action

Citizenship means taking into account the needs of all our stakeholders and making decisions which are positive for our customers and clients, shareholders, colleagues and communities

Learn more about Citizenship at BarclaysLearn more about Citizenship at Barclays

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Latest from Barclays

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Make Barclays your bank of choice

Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US.

Barclays in numbers

Over 40 countries
in which Barclays operates

130,000
employees worldwide

Over 325 years
of history and expertise in banking

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