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Barclays earnings Q3 2002

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LONDON — Barclays on Wednesday reported an sudden rise in third-quarter earnings on the again of sturdy buying and selling revenues, regardless of a continued drag from a expensive U.S. buying and selling error.

The British lender posted a internet revenue attributable to shareholders of £1.512 billion ($1.73 billion), above consensus analyst expectations of £1.152 billion and marking a rise from a restated £1.374 billion for a similar interval final year.

“We delivered another quarter of strong returns, and achieved income growth in each of our three businesses, with a 17% increase in Group income to £6.4 billion,” Barclays CEO C.S. Venkatakrishnan stated in an announcement.

“Our performance in FICC (fixed income, currencies and commodities trading) was particularly strong and we continued to build momentum in our consumer businesses in the U.K. and U.S.”

The group continued to take successful from an over-issuance of securities within the U.S., which have led to £996 million in litigation and conduct fees to date this year.

The largest upward contribution to the financial institution’s efficiency got here from its FICC (fastened earnings, currencies and commodities) buying and selling operations, the place earnings soared 93% within the third quarter year-on-year to £1.546 billion.

  • Common fairness tier one capital (CET1) ratio was 13.8%, in comparison with 15.4% on the finish of the third quarter of 2021 and 13.6% within the earlier quarter.
  • Group earnings together with the impression from the over-issuance of securities hit £6 billion, up from £5.5 billion for a similar interval final year.
  • Return on tangible fairness (RoTE) was 12.5%, in comparison with 11.4% within the third quarter of 2021.
  • Credit impairment fees rose to £381 million, up from £120 million final year, with the financial institution citing a “deteriorating macroeconomic outlook.”

Barclays shares will start Wednesday’s buying and selling session down virtually 20% on the year.

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