Barclays's Lucas to Retire Amid FSA Probe

Feb. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Ryan Chilcote reports that Barclays Plc said Finance Director Chris Lucas, who is under investigation by the U.K.’s Financial Services Authority, will retire as soon as a successor is named. General Counsel Mark Harding will also retire. Barclays says there is no link between the retirements and the ongoing probe. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown."
How Difficult Is the Global Macro Environment
39:03 - Fortress Investment Group LLC plans to liquidate its macro business run by Michael Novogratz and return funds by the end of the year, the firm said in a statement on Tuesday. Weeden & Co. Chief Global Strategist Micheal Purves weighs in on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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