Barclays Headquarters

Barclays Headquarters

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A visitor uses his mobile phone as he walks through a glass corridor leading from the headquarters of Barclays Plc in the Canary Wharf business district of London. Barclays Plc and Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc are preparing to eliminate hundreds of investment-banking jobs, according to two people with knowledge of the matter who asked not to be identified because the cuts haven’t been announced.