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Rising US corporate debt: Real threat or overblown hype?

In Episode 7 of the Flip Side, has a decade of growth in the US corporate credit market ballooned to the point of bursting? We debate what factors underlie the next potential credit market downturn.

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Weekly Insights

18 Mar 2019

The dovish pivot continues

Following a succession of votes, the UK seems poised to seek an extension on its withdrawal from the EU.





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Crossing currents: 2019 Global hedge fund industry outlook 

The hedge fund industry had a challenging year in 2018. However, the picture was far from uniform, suggesting a number of paths forward for a potentially more successful 2019.

Society’s digital addiction: The smartphone challenge 

As society starts to wake up to the negative impacts of too much screen time, explore what industry, policymakers and individuals can do to help create healthier relationships between people and technology.

New Frontiers: collaborate to innovate 

Hear what industry experts have to say about the importance of sustainable innovation and the power of collaboration.

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Our Insights

Read some of the latest highlights from Barclays’ macroeconomic market experts and analysts, and other insights from across our businesses.

At a recent event, experts from our European Banking business highlighted four key themes they expect will affect deal and issuance activity in the first half of 2019.

Read our viewsA European perspective: Four themes shaping capital markets in 2019


Gen Z: Step aside Millennials

Discover the core behaviours, values and expectations that drive Generation Z, and find out what brands need to do to engage with this unique demographic.



Q1 2019 Global Outlook: Lower expectations

After years of strong returns and low volatility, investors need to prepare for a world of lower returns and higher volatility as global growth slows over the next several quarters.


Beyond the megadeal: M&A outlook for 2019

While 2018 saw a substantial uptick in M&A deals valued over $25bn, our Global Head of M&A believes megadeals will be overshadowed by other trends in 2019. Watch his outlook for the year.

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Igniting growth with our clients

Our financial advice and access to investment capital helps transform clients' business ideas into long-term growth and innovation. 

News and Events

Read news and stories about our business, our people and our work in the community.

10 million pixels of digital innovation

Barclays' new high-tech signage installation goes live at 745 Seventh Avenue headquarters.

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Power of Two: Kate and Eileen

Kate Horton and Eileen Bermingham’s chance encounter over four years ago was as unexpected as the deep, mutually rewarding relationship that followed.


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Helping charities with their strategic priorities


At a recent event, Banking colleagues worked alongside a number of UK charities to help address their most pressing challenges.


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Investment Bank Client Events & Conferences


Our programme of events and conferences provide a forum for corporate executives and institutional investors to explore and exchange ideas.


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