Barclays has been slapped with a $150 million fine by New York state's financial regulator and told to fire an employee over an automated system used to reject unprofitable client orders on its electronic foreign exchange trading platform.
As the world celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week this week (16-20 November 2015), Barclays has announced that it is bringing Rise, a network of physical spaces and a virtual global community designed to pioneer the future of financial technology (fintech), to the UK with the re-branding of its Escalator sites in London and Manchester.
Barclaycard has collaborated with retail fashion chain TopShop to develop a range of wearable accessories incorporating its bPay contactless technology.
Barclays today announced the launch of SPECS, an online client portal that allows clients to easily view, verify and request changes to their order handling settings with the firm’s Equities business.
Contactless and travel go hand-in-hand these days. The meteoric rise of touch-and-go on the TfL network has paved the way for new contactless opportunities. The London Rail Network c2c has jumped on the contactless bandwagon and are offering thousands of rail passengers free bPay wristbands to save them time and money.
Stockfuse, a revolutionary candidate evaluation and talent development platform, today announced the successful completion of the first period of the Barclays Markets Insight Game.
Barclays faced a social media barrage on Friday after "technical issues" left UK customers unable to make card payments or ATM withdrawals.
UK bank Barclays has appointed veteran US banker Jes Staley as its new chief executive
A survey by Accenture has found that almost half of the world's biggest banks have no directors with any technology experience on their board.
The change of the clocks to herald the end of British Summer Time turned in to a dark night for Barclays tech staff as routine maintenance in advance of the annual switch knocked over some of the bank's computer systems, preventing customers from accessing funds and using debit cards to make payments.
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