Wednesday 25, June 2008 by Mike Gallagher

Nothing personal as QIA invests over $3 billion in Barclays

Barclays Bank said it is launching a share Issue to raise approximately £4.5 billion through the issue of 1,576 million new ordinary shares. Barclays said the share issue will enable the bank to strengthen its capital base and operate capital ratios that are ahead of its targets and will provide additional financial resources to allow Barclays to capture opportunities for growth.

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