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Ex-Barclays chief aims to lure investors back to Zim

A banking mogul has promised to help return investors spooked by Zimbabwe's asset seizures and local-ownership laws, says minister Patrick Chinamasa.

Bob Diamond’s Atlas Mara buys bank in 1st Africa purchase

The investment firm has begun building what it hopes will be Africa's premier financial service group.

Ex-Barclays executive to be grilled by MPs

Jerry del Missier, who resigned from Barclays Bank, will face a select committee as the US considers launching a criminal inquiry into the scandal.

An ode to Bob, a diamond cut right down to size

Kevin Davie says he wants to be Bob Diamond in his next life. Precisely Bob Diamond in the period he was a top executive at Barclays.

King aced Barclays top executive

The Bank of England's governor intervened to ensure that Bob Diamond vacated his post, writes Jill Treanor.

In the vortex of a global bank row

The Tories have seized on ideas that ministers gave Barclays the nod over its manipulation of interest rates, writes Nicholas Watt and Jill Treanor.

Diamond ‘physically ill’ after hearing of actions at Barclays

Former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond criticised "reprehensible" behaviour over a rate-fixing scandal in his first public hearing since quitting.

Diamond faces grilling over Barclays debacle

Bob Diamond will face tough questions from UK officials after quitting as Barclays chief executive amid the interest rate scandal scalp-hunt.

Barclays boss Bob Diamond quits in interest-rate scandal

Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond has quit over an interest rate-rigging scandal, the latest in a probe spanning a dozen major banks.

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