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Definition: Barclays


Full Definition of Barclays

International financial institution, which provides a number of financial services for consumers and businesses at the global level. The company has been in business for over 300 years and is considered one of the largest banks in the United Kingdom. In 2008, the company acquired a portion of troubled Lehman Brothers for $1.35 billion. The company’s corporate headquarters is based in London, England.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Barclays are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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