Tag: Barclays

Barclays Teams Up With Bitcoin Firm Circle

Barclays Teams Up With Bitcoin Firm Circle

The partnership between Barclays and social payments app Circle, which is partly run on Bitcoin, is the first time a major UK bank has got involved in the digital currency. The UK Treasury called the deal a “major milestone” in […]

Barclays: Bull Run In Commodities Ending

Barclays: Bull Run In Commodities Ending

Commodities have performed well in 2016, particularly since late January. But the relative rally in commodities might be short-lived, a Barclays research piece observes. In fact, a rather dramatic fall in commodity prices could be ahead. Commodities vulnerable to price […]

Recent SEC Actions Charging Dark Pools [INFOGRAPHIC]

Recent SEC Actions Charging Dark Pools [INFOGRAPHIC]

According to the SEC’s orders instituting settled administrative proceedings against Credit Suisse: Credit Suisse misrepresented that its Crossfinder dark pool used a feature called Alpha Scoring to characterize subscriber order flow monthly in an objective and transparent manner.  In fact, […]

After Ramping Up, Barclays Sheds NYSE Floor Operations

After Ramping Up, Barclays Sheds NYSE Floor Operations

Barclays, the British bank whose high frequency trading activity had been the subject of consternation, has continued its global pullback, exiting its long-held post at the New York Stock Exchange. Barclays sheds NYSE posts following other major banks Barclays surrendered […]