Barclays £4.5bn share issue has been warmly welcomed by investors.
The UK’s third largest bank took steps yesterday to shore up its balance
sheet by offering a package of shares to investors.
Barclays’ move will allow it to bolster its balance sheet in a relatively
short space of time.
The Qatar Investment Authority plans to sink £1.76bn into Barclays and
Challenger, a company representing Qatar’s ruling family will invest another
£533m, giving it a combined 10% stake in the enlarged group, the
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements
Charles Tilley's departure from CIMA leaves the accounting world quieter, but his institute with an exciting foundation
Top 50+50 firm Begbies Traynor recorded pre-tax profits of £4.5m for the year, boosted by its property services unit, despite seeing insolvencies drop to its lowest level since 2004.