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  Barclays CEO: We're Very Happy With the Investment Bank

Barclays vows fresh course, axes 3,700 jobs

LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays new chief executive pledged a fresh course for the British lender on Thursday, axing at least 3,700 jobs and pruning its investment bank as he seeks to rebuild its reputation and boost profitability after a series of scandals. Full story

Insight: Lessons from ancient history as Barclays boss plots revival

LONDON (Reuters) - When Barclays' <BARC.L> new boss Antony Jenkins wanted to tell his senior bankers what was in store for them, he gathered all 125 around him on specially built tiered seats, styled like an ancient Greek agora to guarantee eye contact and conversation. Full story

Barclays Picks New CEO

  Barclays has picked its retail boss Antony Jenkins to be its new CEO, who will succeed Bob Diamond after he stepped down in wake of a Libor rate rigging scandal, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

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Barclays chief executive Antony Jenkins poses for the media in London
Barclays chief executive Antony Jenkins poses for the media in London

Barclays chief executive Antony Jenkins poses for the media in London February 12, 2013. Jenkins pledged a fresh course for the British lender on Thursday, axing at least 3,700 jobs and pruning its investment bank as he seeks to rebuild its reputation and boost profitability after a series of scanda