Barclays

  • Indian-origin woman banker arrested in UK anti-terror raid 30-01-2014 07:10 AM

    London: An Indian-origin woman banker was arrested in London as part of an ongoing anti-terrorism operation in the city. Kuntal Patel, who works at Barclays Bank in Canary Wharf, has reportedly been under arrest since Sunday after her home in east London was raided by the Metropolitan Police's Counter Terrorism...
  • Australia's Scott wins Barclays in tight finish 26-08-2013 09:45 AM

    Jersey City: Masters champion Adam Scott of Australia won The Barclays after a nail-biting finish, claiming the title on Sunday by one stroke over four rivals in the opening event of the FedExCup playoffs. Early finisher Scott posted a five-under-par 66 at Liberty National for an 11-under-par total of 273...
  • Woods hopes shorter Sunday works to his advantage at The Barclays 25-08-2013 11:27 AM

    Jersey City: Tiger Woods said he hopes a normal work day on Sunday at The Barclays will enable him to ward off the effects of a sore back and challenge for victory in the opening event of the FedExCup playoffs. Woods complained of back and neck discomfort earlier this week...
  • Woodland, Kuchar tied for lead at The Barclays 25-08-2013 09:42 AM

    Jersey City: Matt Kuchar and Gary Woodland began their week at The Barclays by going to Citi Field and getting a tour of the clubhouse, where Kuchar noticed an indoor batting cage and asked if they could try it out. He stood behind the net and threw to Woodland, a...
  • Kuchar ends second round with two-shot lead 24-08-2013 07:50 PM

    Jersey City, New Jersey: Matt Kuchar completed a round of six-under-par 65 early on Saturday morning to claim a two-stroke lead after 36 holes of The Barclays, the opening event of the FedExCup playoffs. Kuchar was at 11-under-par 131 with 2012 US Open champion Webb Simpson and long-hitting Gary Woodland...
  • Ben Crane ends season with back injury at The Barclays 24-08-2013 09:26 AM

    Jersey City: Ben Crane's season came to an abrupt end on Friday when he withdrew from The Barclays with a back injury. Crane was happy just to get into the FedEx Cup playoffs as the 125th and final player to qualify. He opened with a 67, a good start toward...
  • Kuchar edges into lead at The Barclays 24-08-2013 08:41 AM

    Jersey City: Matt Kuchar joined the birdie brigade at Liberty National to overtake clubhouse leaders Webb Simpson and Gary Woodland by a stroke late in the second round of The Barclays on Friday. Kuchar registered five birdies without a bogey to reach 10 under par after 13 holes on the...
  • Camilo Villegas has good start, needs better finish at Barclays 23-08-2013 08:54 PM

    Jersey City: Just being at Liberty National is evidence enough that Camilo Villegas is on the right track. Five years ago, Villegas won the final two playoff events and finished second to Vijay Singh in the FedEx Cup. He won over $4 million that year, along with a $3 million...
  • Sensex up 206 points to one-week high as rupee recovers 23-08-2013 06:04 PM

    Mumbai: Continuing its rise, the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex on Friday gained another 206 points to end at a one-week high as the rupee recovered after assurances from the government and the Reserve Bank. The stock and currency markets got a boost after Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said...
  • Rupee may recover to 61 vs dollar; CAD to be fully funded: Barclays 23-08-2013 12:27 PM

    New Delhi: India's efforts to curb imports, improve exports and attract greater remittances may help it almost fully fund its Current Account Deficit this fiscal, and also help the rupee recover to 61-level against the US dollar in the next 6-12 months, a Barclays report said on Friday. According to...
  • Stadler finishes long day in the lead at Barclays 23-08-2013 08:54 AM

    New Jersey: Kevin Stadler teed off just after breakfast and finished right before dinner. It took him nearly 11 hours to complete a 7-under 64 at Liberty National, his lowest score on the PGA Tour since the first week of February. And he still isn't guaranteed to be the first-round...
  • Woods hopes to regain hot hand as Barclays resumes 23-08-2013 08:38 AM

    New Jersey: Tiger Woods could not pick up where he left off and settled for a par that ended his birdie surge after the weather-hit Barclays tournament resumed on Thursday after a nearly four-hour delay. Woods had birdied three in a row to stand three under par through seven holes,...
  • Ryan Palmer leads weather-hit first round at Barclays 22-08-2013 11:11 PM

    Jersey City, New Jersey: First-round play at the weather-hit Barclays tournament resumed on Thursday with American Ryan Palmer leading at two under par after a delay of some two and a half hours due to lightning in the area. Forty two players from the 123-man field were on the course...
  • McIlroy hopes for a late start to his season 22-08-2013 04:18 PM

    New Jersey: Rory McIlroy knew the rules going into last year's FedEx Cup playoffs, which didn't make it any easier to digest. He won the Deutsche Bank Championship after a duel with Louis Oosthuizen. The next week at Crooked Stick, he blew away a powerful leaderboard that featured Tiger Woods,...
  • Woods looks to add to 'great' year with FedEx win 22-08-2013 08:46 AM

    New Jersey: Tiger Woods has gone a fifth season without winning a major but still considers his five tour titles a "great year" and is looking to add more in the FedExCup series starting on Thursday with The Barclays. Woods, who has long measured success by his hardware from golf's...
  • RBI likely to ease policy rate by 0.25 pc: Barclays 28-04-2013 11:45 AM

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India is likely to cut rates by 0.25 per cent in its monetary policy review on May 3, driven by falling inflation levels and recent declines in the prices of oil, gold, and the trade deficit, according to a Barclays report. "We expect the...
  • Jeev's one of the nicest guys in golf: Harrington 07-11-2012 05:10 PM

    Singapore: Three-time Major winner Padraig Harrington considers his loss to Jeev Milkha Singh four years ago in Barclays Singapore Open as one of the most bitter losses but he still can't stop praising the Indian, whom he describes as one of the 'nicest guys' in golf. Winner of the British...
  • Shamim, Rashid up against superstars in Singapore 06-11-2012 04:56 PM

    Singapore: Jeev Milkha Singh and Gaganjeet Bhullar may be the two most famous Indian golfers but back home Shamim Khan and Rashid Khan have been most dominating ones on the burgeoning Indian PGTI Tour, which has been producing stars in ever-growing numbers. The two dominating Khans of Indian golf will...
  • Now, 'talking' ATM machines for visually impaired 03-11-2012 03:56 AM

    London: New cash machines that can 'talk' to customers who have difficulty reading screens have been introduced in the UK. More than three quarters of Barclays cash machines across England and Wales have had audio technology installed so they can 'talk' to customers, the bank said. Blind and partially sighted...
  • S&P cuts ratings for big global banks 30-11-2011 09:53 AM

    New York: Standard & Poor's reduced its credit ratings on 15 big banking companies, mostly in the Europe and the United States, on Tuesday as the result of a sweeping overhaul of its ratings criteria. JPMorgan Chase & Co, Bank of America Corp, Citigroup Inc, Wells Fargo & Co, Goldman...
  • Chiragh makes steady progress at Singapore Open 11-11-2011 07:15 PM

    Singapore: Chiragh Kumar continued his fine run over the last five weeks, carding a bogey-free three-under 68 on a rain-delayed day to be the best placed Indian at tied 30th after the second round of the USD 6 million Barclays Singapore Open here on Friday. Chiragh dropped three birdies at...
  • Global giants plan job cuts to save costs 31-10-2011 03:07 PM

    New York: As companies battle the economic slowdown, the employees at large companies in the US and Europe seem to be facing the axe in a major way. More than 1,35,000 job cuts have been announced by just about a dozen multi-national companies in past few months in their efforts...
  • Atwal fails to make next stage of Play-offs 28-08-2011 12:36 PM

    New Jersey: Arjun Atwal carded a four-under 67 to finish tied 43rd after the third round, which was also the final round of the truncated Barclays Golf, the first event of the PGA Tour Playoffs here on Sunday. Atwal's 67 saw him move to eight-under for three rounds but that...
  • Barclays Championship: Atwal slips in 2nd round 27-08-2011 11:10 AM

    New Jersey: A late slump spoilt his card as Indian golfer Arjun Atwal (71) slipped to the tied 59th spot after the second round of the Barclays Championship which has been shortened to 54 holes due to the Hurricane Irene threat here. Atwal, who was two-under through 13 holes in...
  • Weather halts Atwal's promising start in FedEx 26-08-2011 12:34 PM

    New Jersey: Arjun Atwal had a promising start but it was cut short by Hurricane Irene and he was left stranded at two-under through 11 holes in the first round of the Barclays Championships, the first leg of the FedEx Cup play-offs. Atwal had a bogey on the fourth but...