|Exchange:||New York Stock Exchange|
|Industry:||Banks - Global|
|Barclays PLC is a financial services provider. It offers retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, and wealth management with an extensive international presence. The Company's operating segments are UK Retail Banking, Barclaycard, Western Europe Retail Banking, Barclays Africa, Absa, Barclays Capital, Barclays Corporate, Barclays Wealth, Investment Management, and Head Office Functions and Other Operations. UK Retail Banking is a UK high street bank providing current account and savings products and Woolwich branded mortgages. UK Retail Banking also provides unsecured loans, protection products and general insurance as well as banking and money transmission services to small and medium enterprises. Barclaycard is an international payments services provider for consumer and business customers including credit cards and consumer lending. Western Europe Retail Banking provides retail banking and credit card services in Spain, Italy, Portugal and France. Barclays Africa provides retail, corporate and credit card services across Africa and the Indian Ocean as well as tailored banking services. Absa provides a full range of retail banking services and insurance products through a variety of distribution channels. It also offers customized business solutions for commercial and large corporate customers. Barclays Capital is the investment banking division of Barclays. It provides large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to meet their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs. Barclays Corporate provides integrated banking solutions to large corporates, financial institutions and multinationals in the UK & Ireland, Continental Europe and New Markets. Barclays Wealth is the wealth management division of Barclays. It focuses on private and intermediary clients worldwide, providing international and private banking, investment management, fiduciary services and brokerage. Investment Management manages the group's 19.9% economic interest in BlackRock, Inc. and the residual elements relating to Barclays Global Investors, which was sold on 1st December 2009. Head Office Functions and Other Operations comprise head office and central support functions, businesses in transition and consolidation adjustments. The Company has operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, European Region, Americas, Africa, and Asia.|
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