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Current Price:  
195.65p
on 18-08-2017 at 17:04:18
Change:   1.60p fall 0.81 %
Buy:   197.00p
Sell:   195.60p
   

Barclays plc is a multinational financial services company operating in the UK via its subsidiary, Barclays Bank plc. Barclays plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100 share price index. The bank traces its roots back to the 17th century to bonds traders in London and began to develop into the organisation later known as Barclays Bank with the joining of James Barclay as a partner in the mid 18th century. By the late 19th century the bank had begun to develop a branch network and this was accelerated in the early 20th century with the continual takeover of independent banks.

By the mid-1960s Barclays had become recognised as one of the few significant players in the UK consumer banking market. During this time the company launched its flagship 'Barclaycard' which would be the UK's first credit card, and remain its most popular in the following decades. Also during this time the company introduced cash machines for the first time in the UK and opened a US subsidiary: Barclays Bank of California. The company continued to expand in the early 2000s with the acquisition of the Woolwich Building Society which is now used as a brand for Barclay-provided mortgages. Barclays was one of the banks significantly affected by the 2008 banking crisis, being forced to borrow from the UK government emergency funding facility in August of that year but also acquiring the failed Lehman Brothers amid turmoil in the industry. This acquisition may put Barclays in a stronger position than its competitors once the financial crisis has settled.

Barclays (BARC, BARC.L, LON:BARC) Price Details (LSE MAIN Listed Equity)
Last Trade: Sell 4,000 at 194.56p Days Range: 193.30 - 196.05p
Day's Volume: 26,452,321 52wk Range: 160.05 - 239.25p
Last Close: 195.65p Market Capitalisation:* £ 33.33 bn
Open: 195.00p VWAP: 194.98p
ISIN: GB0031348658 Shares in Issue: 17.03 bn
Sector:  Banks    Listed in:  UK All SharesEuropean first 300UK 100UK 350

FTSE Flat Ahead of General Election

News - Wednesday, June 07, 2017

The FTSE 100 remained flat for the first half of the day in the run up to the general election, gaining just 15.5 points during the morning’s trade. The headlines were dominated by election talk, and most of the markets were muted, although banking stocks performed well, with RBS gaining 2.5 percent, and Lloyds banking group gaining 1.6 percent. Shares in Barclays increased by one percent.

FTSE Struggles on Poor GDP Data

News - Friday, April 28, 2017

The FTSE 100 is trading in the red following poorer than expected GDP data from both the US and the UK. The weak fundamentals were compounded by disappointing results from Barclays, as well as the strong pound weighing on internationally focused companies.

Buy/SellVolumePriceTrade CodeTrade TypeTrade Time
Sell4000194.56p292968887590989952Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:03:43 - 18/08
Sell111000194.74p0Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:03:22 - 18/08
Sell28668194.99p914453472552300672Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:02:22 - 18/08
Sell785194.67p61653150034702448Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:02:07 - 18/08
Sell24470195.64p662130121433034880Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:51:23 - 18/08
Sell5913194.83p891410043954147456Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:48:45 - 18/08
Time period :  to     Frequency :    
Date Open High Low Close Volume
18 Aug 2017 (Fri) 195.00 196.05 193.30 195.65 26,452,321
17 Aug 2017 (Thu) 199.70 200.25 196.90 197.25 28,717,988
16 Aug 2017 (Wed) 201.30 201.95 200.75 200.75 17,426,376
15 Aug 2017 (Tue) 200.65 202.00 199.20 200.45 20,349,750
14 Aug 2017 (Mon) 200.70 202.50 199.50 199.80 23,035,594
11 Aug 2017 (Fri) 203.25 203.25 198.95 199.35 29,192,731
10 Aug 2017 (Thu) 207.10 209.50 204.40 204.80 28,351,800
9 Aug 2017 (Wed) 209.15 209.85 206.30 208.75 39,675,777
8 Aug 2017 (Tue) 211.15 211.15 209.45 210.35 15,561,549
7 Aug 2017 (Mon) 210.00 211.00 209.20 210.00 15,338,332
4 Aug 2017 (Fri) 207.25 210.75 207.25 210.35 20,365,852
3 Aug 2017 (Thu) 206.80 208.85 205.20 208.50 24,167,225
2 Aug 2017 (Wed) 207.00 208.00 205.65 207.70 27,933,120
1 Aug 2017 (Tue) 204.30 207.40 203.65 206.60 25,195,183
31 Jul 2017 (Mon) 203.95 206.40 201.20 203.00 42,220,041
28 Jul 2017 (Fri) 207.35 213.90 202.55 205.10 38,339,740
27 Jul 2017 (Thu) 210.00 211.30 207.95 208.60 30,518,759
21 Jul 2017 (Fri) 207.60 207.80 203.80 205.05 25,546,937
20 Jul 2017 (Thu) 206.80 208.85 205.05 208.20 22,236,769

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