Ex-Barclays Wealth chief’s insight tool courting investors
Former Barclays Wealth and Investment chief executive Akshaya Bhargava has founded a fintech app, which promises to bring insights from institutional asset management to private investors and their advisers.
Barclays fined $97m for overcharging advice clients in US
Barclays has agreed to pay more than $97m (£74.9m, €89.2m) to refund advice and mutual fund sales fees to US clients who were charged for services they did not receive.
AnaCap buys Barclays France, plans wealth manager launch
Barclays is to sell its French retail banking operations, life insurance business, and wealth and investment management operations to European financial services private equity firm AnaCap Financial Partners.
ANALYSIS: Is Barclays’ new platform the start of Fintech 2.0?
Barclays’ announcement on Monday that it has launched an execution-only platform should come as no surprise. But, it should serve as a reminder to wealth managers not to get too complacent.