What is Barclays? - Explained

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1. What is Barclays?

Barclays is a British financial institution which provides banking solutions including private wealth management, investment management, credit cards, savings accounts and etc... Barclays is one of the biggest financial institutions in the UK in terms of assets and the customer base of the bank.

2. History

Barclays was founded in 17th November 1690. With the time Barclays went through multiple changes and restructuring in the organization and currently traded publicly on London Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange. Barclays is currently headquartered in London, United Kingdom.