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Barclays Research, Institutional Cross-Asset Insights and Publications on Key Economic, Political and Market Developments
Investment Bank


Our award-winning research platform delivers an integrated cross-asset perspective on key economic, political and market developments.

Our global team delivers actionable insights and innovative products to our clients, partnering with them to ensure they can leverage our resources to make informed investment decisions.

Institutional clients can request access to Barclays Live to view our full offering, including asset allocation, economics, commodities, FX, interest rates, credit and equities.

Barclays Live

Barclays Live is our comprehensive client-facing portal delivering the firm’s world-class cross-asset content to our clients:

  • Award-winning global Research
  • Sophisticated analytical tools and market monitors
  • Access to award-winning electronic trading service, BARX
  • #1 Web Based Tools in the US and Europe since rankings began – September and February 2014 – Institutional Investor
  • Top 4 for Equity Research in the US for 13 consecutive years – October 2015 – Institutional Investor
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Responsible investing linked to better bond returns

In a world where responsible investing is gathering pace, the results of a new study by our Research team show a positive link between high-ESG corporate bond portfolios and performance.


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Barclays Live app for iPad and Android tablets

Barclays Live App on Google play

The  Barclays Live app  provides  institutional clients of the Investment Bank with access to award-winning research, data and analytics.  Content is personalised to the client’s needs and can be viewed both online and offline. Interactive tiles allow clients to view the content they want, store it for offline use, annotate it on the go, and more. It's the best of Barclays Live, seamlessly synchronised with Barclays Live on the desktop, and now tailored for clients on iPad and Android tablets. 

    • Interactive tiles that allow clients to organise a dashboard of content based on the asset classes, securities, currencies and analysts that are of interest to them
    • A Watchlist that allows clients to “watch” content without subscribing to it
    • A Workbook that allows clients to save their favorite content for easy access in the future
    • Seamless synchronisation with Barclays Live on the desktop, where clients can view their tiles on the Watchlist and access their folders in the Workbook
    • Annotate content and store it for offline access
    • “Live” content, including real-time FX prices from BARX
    • Financial forecasts from Barclays’ fundamental analysts on more than 2,500 companies under coverage
    • Access to market data across rates, securitised products and credit, as well as popular analytic tools from Barclays Live, including CHART, Credit Center and TRENDS
    • Ability to receive messages from Barclays analysts and sales teams and create daily summary emails with desired content
  • The Barclays Live app is for Barclays’ institutional clients only. A Barclays Live username and password are required. Standard mobile device data rates may apply when using the application. The products described herein may not be eligible for sale in all jurisdictions or to certain categories of investors.

    If you have any questions, please email the Barclays Live Help Desk at

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    Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc.; iPad is a trademark of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. 

Q2 Global Outlook

Barclays' Q2 Global Outlook recommends investors maintain an overweight allocation to equities over bonds, but shift from US stocks to European and emerging market stocks.

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