Barclays

  • Foreign brokerages expect upgrade in India's credit outlook September 11, 2014

    Mumbai: There is a 'compelling' case for an upgrade of India's sovereign rating outlook, two brokerages said on Thursday that with one of them anticipating the revision in 2017. Bank of America Merrill Lynch on Thursday said "worst is over" for India and credit rating agencies are likely to upgrade...
  • Hunter Mahan triumphs by two shots at The Barclays August 25, 2014

    Hunter Mahan stormed clear of a congested leaderboard with five birdies in the last eight holes to claim his sixth PGA Tour victory by two shots at The Barclays on Sunday. A stroke off the pace heading into the final round, American Mahan sparked his sizzling run by knocking in a...
  • Adam Scott, Cameron Tringale tied for the lead at Barclays August 23, 2014

    Now that the majors are over, Adam Scott is going after the only big prize left this year a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup title. Scott ran off four straight birdies in the middle of his round on Friday, and then closed with an approach that settled a...
  • McIlroy gives himself a shot with some Barclays practice August 23, 2014

    Rory McIlroy blamed a firstround 74 on a lack of preparation, but after putting in extra time on the range, the Northern Irishman came out firing on Friday and put himself into contention at The Barclays. The world number one fired a sixunderpar 65 in the second round at Ridgewood Country...
  • McIlroy struggles in opening round at The Barclays August 22, 2014

    Rory McIlroy's bid for a career first FedExCup title got off to a rocky start on Thursday as he shot a threeover par 74 in the first round at The Barclays, the opening tournament of the fourevent playoffs. The Northern Irishman, ranked first in the world and first in the FedExCup...
  • A wristband that allows you to make payments June 9, 2014

    London: End of credit and debit cards? A new wristband that allows wearers to pay with just a tap is being launched in the UK. Barclays, a British multinational banking and financial services company, is offering a wristband people can use for contactless payments. The bank's Barclaycard division plans to roll...
  • Indianorigin woman banker arrested in UK antiterror raid January 30, 2014

    London: An Indianorigin woman banker was arrested in London as part of an ongoing antiterrorism 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 Command. She...
  • Australia's Scott wins Barclays in tight finish August 26, 2013

    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 that...
  • Woods hopes shorter Sunday works to his advantage at The Barclays August 25, 2013

    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 which...
  • Woodland, Kuchar tied for lead at The Barclays August 25, 2013

    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 August 24, 2013

    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 tied...
  • Ben Crane ends season with back injury at The Barclays August 24, 2013

    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 moving...
  • Kuchar edges into lead at The Barclays August 24, 2013

    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 scenic...
  • Camilo Villegas has good start, needs better finish at Barclays August 23, 2013

    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 bonus....
  • Sensex up 206 points to one-week high as rupee recovers August 23, 2013

    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 August 23, 2013

    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 the...
  • Stadler finishes long day in the lead at Barclays August 23, 2013

    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 August 23, 2013

    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, one...
  • Ryan Palmer leads weather-hit first round at Barclays August 22, 2013

    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 when...
  • McIlroy hopes for a late start to his season August 22, 2013

    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, Phil...
  • Woods looks to add to 'great' year with FedEx win August 22, 2013

    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 major...
  • RBI likely to ease policy rate by 0.25 pc: Barclays April 28, 2013

    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...
  • Swimming Australia head coach Leigh Nugent quits March 20, 2013

    Leigh Nugent has offered his resignation as Swimming Australia head coach, paying the price for a disastrous Olympic campaign where a poor medal return was compounded by allegations of ill-discipline in the team. In a brief statement on Wednesday, Swimming Australia said that Nugent had told them last week he...
  • Barclays likely to cut jobs, costs in overhaul plan February 12, 2013

    London: Barclays' new boss is expected to shrink his investment banking and European operations and stop activities that could damage the troubled British bank's reputation as part of a revival plan to be unveiled on February 12. Chief Executive Antony Jenkins, a retail banker who was picked at the end...
  • Barclays upgrades ICICI Bank, SBI downgraded January 31, 2013

    Mumbai: Barclays upgraded ICICI Bank Ltd to "overweight" from "equalweight", and lowered the State Bank of India to "equalweight" from "overweight." Barclays said it viewed ICICI's credit quality outlook for fiscal years 2014 and 2015 "significantly more positively" due to reduced credit stress, and raised the Indian lender's price target to...
  • Infosys upgraded, not all convinced on turnaround January 14, 2013

    Bangalore: A handful of brokers upgraded their views on IT outsourcer Infosys Ltd after betterthanexpected earnings on Friday spurred a nearly 17 per cent rally in its shares, although some company watchers remain unconvinced it has turned the corner after a string of disappointing quarters. Infosys shares extended their rally on...
  • Jeev's one of the nicest guys in golf: Harrington November 7, 2012

    Singapore: Threetime 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 Open...
  • Shamim, Rashid up against superstars in Singapore November 6, 2012

    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 evergrowing numbers. The two dominating Khans of Indian golf will be...
  • Now, 'talking' ATM machines for visually impaired November 3, 2012

    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...
  • Tiger Woods excited to renew rivalry with Rory McIlroy August 23, 2012

    With his weekend slump at the PGA Championship swiftly forgotten, Tiger Woods is excited about renewing his burgeoning rivalry with Rory McIlroy at this week's Barclays tournament in Farmingdale, New York. Former world number one Woods and the man long regarded as his heir apparent, Northern Irishman McIlroy, have been grouped...