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Former Barclays Chairman Marcus Agius.

Barclays’ former chairman says he was completely in the dark over deal with Qataris during the financial crisis

Former Barclays chairman Marcus Agius is giving evidence as part of a major trial relating to alleged fraudulent behaviour by bank executives.
Former Barclays chairman Marcus Agius

Ex-Barclays chairman feared execs would resign during financial crisis: ‘This wasn’t what I signed up for, how do I get out of here?’...

The ex-chairman of Barclays feared resignations from key executives during the bank's capital raising activities amid the financial crisis.
Former Barclays executive Richard Boath

A senior Barclays executive was terrified that the bank’s financial crisis-era Qatari deals looked corrupt

Barclays executives worried in 2008 that if people found out about the bank's payments to Qatari investors, they would think the deals were a 'bung.'
Former Barclays CEO John Varley.

Barclays executive got a £25 million bonus during the financial crisis for his role in Qatari funding deal to ‘save our arses’

Barclays executives spent frantic hours negotiating with Qatari investors over funding terms amid fears they'd abandon the deal, a London court heard.

“We’re f—ed’: Barclays insider worried his allegedly sketchy deal with Qatar would come at too high a price

Barclays executives were anxious they would lose too many shares or lose their jobs if the bank was nationalised.
Former Barclays CEO John Varley

Barclays executives were ‘rumbled’ by Qataris during payment negotiations, jury hears on day 3 of trial in London

Then-CEO John Varley and three other executives are facing accusations they misled investors during the bank's crisis-era capital-raising efforts.

Internal Barclays messages said the bank would have been ‘dead’ if not for Qatari investors who had it ‘by the balls,’ prosecu...

"Without 1bn, at the very least, from Q we are basically dead," an internal Barclays email said, according to prosecutors.
Former Barclays CEO John Varley arrives at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London

Trial of former Barclays CEO whom prosecutors allege made ‘dishonest’ payments to Qataris during financial crisis begins in London

The first UK jury trial which alleges wrongdoing related to the financial crisis kicked off today against former Barclays executives.

If you thought 2018 was bad for markets, a cocktail of fears is set to make 2019 even worse

Markets are set for another turbulent year in 2019 as the world adjusts to tightening monetary policy, the Bank for International Settlements warns.