Global markets

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Global markets

Across the full range of asset classes, and around the world, our Global Markets team provides execution and risk management to corporations, governments and financial institutions.

Fixed Income

Interest Rate Products

Interest Rate Products

Barclays has been a market leader in interest rates for many years. We offer a full product set in all major European currencies, USD, Yen and more. We consistently attain high rankings on a number of electronic execution platforms, including BARX.

Credit

Credit

Barclays maintains its market-leading credit franchise with superior ideas, solutions and liquidity across a full range of products globally. The demand for global credit is strong, and we are well placed to provide you with innovative products and services that give you a competitive edge.

Inflation-linked

Inflation-linked

Barclays is a leading market maker and a top-tier lead-manager of issuance in inflation-linked securities, in which we have one of the largest bond franchises globally. This enables us to offer an unsurpassed breadth of products and continue our commitment to the development and growth of inflation-linked markets.

Municipal Bonds

Municipal Bonds

Barclays is one of the top dealers of US municipal bonds. Our strategic, solutions-based, client driven business model is designed to deliver a wide range of services. Our services are comprehensive and include investment banking, underwriting, derivatives, research, sales and trading.

Securitisation

Securitisation

Barclays is a leader in the structuring, global distribution, trading, and research of asset backed products in the Asset Backed Securities and Asset Backed Commercial Paper markets. We provide you with seamless execution of securitisation transactions, and in-depth market intelligence.

Commodities

Overview

Overview

Barclays focuses on providing a simplified financial Commodities flow platform for clients, with a strong emphasis on efficient electronic execution. That includes our commitment to Precious Metals, Financial Oil, US Financial Gas, and Index products, as an integral part of our client offering.

Precious Metals

Precious Metals

Barclays Bank Plc has one of the highest credit ratings at the LME and unlike most Ring Dealing Members our focus includes longer dated structured solutions to client exposures, as well as assisting you in managing them day-to-day. We are market leaders in metals, and part of the ‘Gold Fix’ process.

The Barclays Vault

The Barclays Vault

Barclays has been offering precious metal transfer clearing services and account custodian services to the market for many years. In response to increased client demand for vaulting services, Barclays has opened a new state-of-the art loco London vaulting facility offering storage services for gold, silver, platinum, palladium and rhodium.

Mining and Metals

Mining and Metals

From a position as one of the most established mining and metal franchises in the industry Barclays delivers a consistent product offering world-wide, as well as services including advisory and risk management. Our team provides the experience and local expertise for the know-how you need.

FX

Overview

Overview

Barclays provides global FX execution and risk management services. We have won several awards across the full product spectrum ranging from ecommerce to complex derivatives. Our aim is to offer you the most comprehensive range of products and services, executed in the most efficient way.

BARX

BARX

The award-winning BARX electronic trading platform delivers a full suite of FX execution capabilities, market-leading functionality, and seamless execution. With BARX, you have access to 24 hour, two-way executable streaming prices for over 55 currencies and 300 currency pairs plus FX options, including: streaming exotics, dual currency investments and superior algorithmic trading via PowerFill+.

Risk Solutions

Risk Solutions

Our corporate and investor advisory teams have extensive global experience. They are dedicated to helping you evaluate and manage risk exposure. From complex, cross-border FX issues to providing hedging solutions based on local market accounting considerations to guidance on the execution of trades, Barclays coordinates across divisions, asset classes and regions to deliver your success.

Prime Brokerage

Prime Brokerage

Our dedicated global teams provide superior personal service focused on your goals. From comprehensive trading capabilities delivered on the award winning BARX FX trading platform, to our Global Netting Agreement that simplifies margin management, to a holistic approach to execution and servicing, we offer a fully integrated prime brokerage model that fits with your individual strategies.

Research

Research

From macro and thematic research with a global focus to quantitative research that includes models and indicators to a range of analytical tools, we provide you with a comprehensive suite of industry leading products and publications. Barclays Live, our top-ranked client website portal, makes it easier and faster to find the latest insight that helps you make the right decision at the right time.

Structured Products

Structured Products

Beginning with a consistent pricing framework and deep risk management expertise, we offer you customized investment products, hedging strategies, cash flow hedging structures and strategic balance sheet hedges.

Emerging Markets

Overview

Overview

Our Emerging Markets team operates from three regional hubs in London, New York and Singapore as well as from local trading, sales and banking locations. With over 250 professionals globally, we are experienced in delivering a full range of emerging markets products.

BARX

BARX

The award-winning BARX electronic trading platform delivers a full suite of FX execution capabilities, market-leading functionality, and seamless execution. With BARX, you have access to 24 hour, two-way executable streaming prices for over 55 currencies and 300 currency pairs plus FX options, including: streaming exotics, dual currency investments and superior algorithmic trading via PowerFill+.

Structured Products

Structured Products

Beginning with a consistent pricing framework and deep risk management expertise, we offer you customized investment products, hedging strategies, cash flow hedging structures and strategic balance sheet hedges.

Prime Services

Barclays Prime Services provides a fully integrated cross-asset class offering for financing, clearing and execution globally.

Our leading platform delivers asset protection, margining solutions, industry intelligence, analytics & execution technologies Prime Services top ranked product offering encompasses Equities, Fixed Income & Agency Derivatives Services (OTC Clearing, Futures and FX PB), and was recently ranked the #1 Prime Broker by clients – Institutional Investor Alpha survey, 2014.

Equities

Overview

Overview

Barclays is an acknowledged leader in advanced equity products and services. We provide you with research and market intelligence for pre-trade portfolio and investment creation and risk management, trade insight and execution across a wide breadth of products, and post-trade management and servicing.

BARX

BARX

The award-winning BARX electronic trading platform delivers a full suite of FX execution capabilities, market-leading functionality, and seamless execution. With BARX, you have access to 24 hour, two-way executable streaming prices for over 55 currencies and 300 currency pairs plus FX options, including: streaming exotics, dual currency investments and superior algorithmic trading via PowerFill+.

Structured Products

Structured Products

Beginning with a consistent pricing framework and deep risk management expertise, we offer you customized investment products, hedging strategies, cash flow hedging structures and strategic balance sheet hedges.