Adding to mid-week losses today is Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) whose share price has edged 0.31% lower to reach 255. The declines are certainly shallower than those being seen in LLOY, hence the more bullish outlook scenario described below.
Barclays actually reported adjusted profit before tax of �5,167m and statutory profit before tax of �2,868m. Typically the 'adjusted' profits - how the bank would like to be measured - are better than the statutory results dictated by accounting rules.
In this video series, Chris Nials returns to ask why particular shares have made headlines in recent days. Under his and analyst Mark Rogers' scrutiny this time round are Barclays (LSE: BARC) (NYSE: BARC.US) and Centrica (LSE: CNA).