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Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Barclays

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# Forex
EU fines major banks €344 million over foreign exchange trading cartel
Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, HSBC and Credit Suisse all received fines.
# Holy Moley!
Barclays is moving into this new Dublin office - with room for 300 more staff
The financial firm will occupy two and a half floors of the new Molesworth Street office block.
# Bailout
Four bankers and Barclays charged over emergency $3 billion Qatar deal
The charges include one for conspiracy to commit fraud against the bank’s former chief executive, John Varley.
# New York
Irish banker arrested over allegations of torturing roommate's cat
On Saturday the roommate came home to find Lucy damp, missing fur and her foot facing in the wrong direction.
# Comeback
McIlroy back in the hunt after sparkling 65
The world number one recovered from Thursday’s poor opening.
# as it stands
Streaking McIlroy struggles, Van Pelt grabs lead
The Northern Irish golfer fired a three-over par 74 in the first round of the opening event
# Libor
Barclays axe 7,000 jobs at struggling unit as it creates 'bad bank'
It will also have to sell or run down about £115 billion of non-core assets.
# put down
Tiger's gone: Inventor of Celtic Tiger resigns
Banker who coined the phrase for Irish economic ‘miracle’ has worked for several powerhouse financial institutions.
Ireland’s post-bailout return to the bond markets raised €3.75 bn
Demand for the 10-year benchmark bond amounted to €14 billion.
# Banking
Eight arrested over €1.5 million e-theft from Barclays in London
The bank said that no customers suffered financial loss as a result of the theft.
# Banking
EU accuses top banks in derivatives cartel probe
Thirteen top investment banks including Barclays, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs have been accused of colluding over derivatives trading – a serious breach of EU antitrust rules.
Column: How practising mindfulness can help your work life
Some of the world’s most successful companies are investing in mindfulness training for their employees to help them deal better with stress and workplace challenges, writes Joanne O’Malley
# Barclays
Hope for Irish jobs as Barclays announces 3,700 job losses
While 1,900 of the jobs are to be lost across France, Italy, Spain and Portugal, consulations are still underway as to where the further 1,800 jobs will be cut.
# bethpage black
Hot streak: Harrington birdies four straight to lead The Barclays
The Dubliner carded a seven-under par 64 on day one in New York. Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy are four and five shots back.
# Barclays
Ex-Barclays chief Bob Diamond criticised over 'highly selective' evidence
Head of British Treasury Select Committee inquiry into Libor scandal is highly critical of Diamond in official report.
Property developer Patrick McKillen loses court action
The property developer brought action against NAMA, Derek Quinlan and the Barclay brothers in relation to the sale of an €800 million debt.
Column: HSBC funnelled money for drug kingpins? This isn't surprising.
We’re not surprised any more by unscrupulous behaviour by banks – but HSBC’s actions are as bad as it gets, writes Nick Leeson.
Column: Here’s why Ireland is failing. Have you heard of Dibor?
In the UK, a banking scandal has prompted high-level resignations and heavy fines. In Ireland our reaction is very different, writes William Campbell.
Column: Make an example of bankers. Just do it.
Former trader Nick Leeson says an example was quite rightly made of him when his actions led to the collapse of Barings Bank – why isn’t that happening now?
# Banking
Sign on you crazy Diamond: Barclays chief resigns
Under pressure Bob Diamond has stepped down as the bank’s chief executive after controversy over the bank’s manipulation of key interest rates.
# Investigation
UK to hold banking inquiry over lending rates scandal
David Cameron announced the inquiry in parliament this morning over the major scandal involving inter-bank lending rates.
# Libor
RBS traders fired months ago over rate-fixing - report
Revelation comes after RBS confirmed it is one of the banks being investigated over manipulation of inter-bank lending rates.
English court dismisses McKillen appeal against NAMA's sale of London hotel chain
NAMA says it is “delighted” at the ruling, which ensures a “very substantial financial recovery” for the agency.
# Money matters
Could Ireland ever become a totally cash-free country?
Irish people take out more money from ATMs than anyone else in Europe. So could we ever move to an electronic-only system?
# Treasure Chest
The rich Irish hold their treasure*
*Well, 10 per cent of it.
# Referendum
Fine Gael criticises referendum parody ads as 'desperate last minute tactics'
The ads, which link to the Fine Gael website, are the work of the UK political blogger Guido Fawkes who said they were “good craic”.
# Hotels
McKillen accuses brothers of acting 'unlawfully' in London hotel takeover
Reclusive developer Paddy McKillen accuses the Barclay brothers of acting illegally to win control of a luxury London hotel chain.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…
# Bankers
'No jerks' rule at UK bank led to 30 staff leaving, CEO says
Barclays boss Bob Diamond cited an incident in which five bankers spent £44,000 on wine at a meal to celebrate their bonuses.
# Bankers
Boss who called for end to "period of remorse" insists banks "can be cuddly"
Barclay’s CEO Bob Diamond struck a more conciliatory tone in a keynote lecture in London last night.
NAMA completes €800m deal to sell luxury London hotel loans
The sale of €800m in debts of a luxury London hotel chain is the National Treasury Management Agency’s biggest sale to date.
# Oww
Barclays spent €35m poaching a trader... and now he's leaving
What’s that saying about ‘what goes around comes around’?
# Your Say
Poll: Is the period of remorse for bankers over?
Is it time we all stopped looking for heads on a plate, and started looking for ways to move forward? Or has the period of remorse and apology not even begun?
# Bond Markets
IMF says it doesn't think Ireland needs its help
The International Monetary Fund praises the efforts to prop up the banking system as bond yields reach another all-time high.
# Live
Bonds hit all-time record as default fears continue
The interest rate on Irish government borrowings brushed a record 6.1%, amid fears the IMF may be called in.