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Barclays and the climb to history

Barclays and the climb to history

In 1975, the then international arm of Barclays – Barclays Bank International – sponsored a successful British expedition to the top of Mount Everest.

2015 Interim Results

John McFarlane, Executive Chairman

The results represent continued good progress for the business.

Tushar Morzaria, Group Finance Director 

We’ve had an encouraging first half and laid a good foundation upon which to continue to build.
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Barclays launches Rise global community

Barclays opened the doors of Rise New York, a physical space and virtual global community designed to pioneer the future of  financial technology. By the end of 2016, Barclays plans to have opened Rise hubs in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia.

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Leading on change

Launching an idea

Are you a fintech start-up looking to scale quickly? You should apply for the Barclays Accelerator programme.  See how Barclays Accelertor helped Cutover.

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Barclays history - 300 years and counting

300 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 is a fundamental part of how Barclays is changing to become the ‘Go-To’ bank for all our stakeholders, and one of the ways in which we live and embed our Purpose and Values.

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Make Barclays your ‘Go-To’ bank

Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth and investment management, with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia.

Barclays in numbers

Over 50 countries
in which Barclays operates

48 million
customers worldwide

Over 325 years
of history and expertise in banking

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