Blackpool's famous donkeys have made London's tube network look like an ass by beating it to the contactless payments punch.
The UK Payments Council has brought in Barclays veteran Maurice Cleaves as interim CEO to guide the body as it prepares for a change of direction ahead of the introduction of a new payments regulator.
Financial data outfit Markit beat market estimates in its first set of reports as a public company, recording an 11% rise in second quarter revenues.
Barclaycard is bidding to increase the reach of its bPay contactless wristbands beyond payments by offering businesses customer behavioural data gleaned from the wearable devices.
Barclays is extending the reach of its Pingit mobile payments app by enabling Brits to send money to friends and family in India.
Barclays Stockbrokers is today launching Barclays Stockbrokers TV as an additional online educational resource for self-directed investors.
Barclays Bank is teaming with Blackhawk Network to provide a range of merchant gifting options to users of its Pingit mobile payments app.
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has teamed up with six Wall Street banks to launch Clarient Entity Hub, a client data and documentation utility.
Barclays has filed a motion seeking to throw out a lawsuit from the New York Attorney General accusing the bank of deceptively luring unwary investors to a dark pool that was actually being run for the benefit of predatory high-frequency traders.
A business incubation programme run by a consortium of UK universities has been pitching promising startup companies to Barclays Bank.
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