Barclays plans share issue to fill capital hole


Barclays plans share issue to fill capital hole

LONDON Barclays, Britain's second largest bank, plans to issue new shares worth 5.8 billion pounds to shore up its capital and satisfy new regulatory requirements meant to prevent a repeat of the 2008 crisis. Its stock price plunged as investors…

The top 10 bank credit trades

Credit analysts at UK investment bank Barclays Capital have picked out 10 important themes affecting the global bank credit market including the impact rising interest rates, a dependence on wholesale funding, and exposure to sovereign debt and recom…