Barclays's Results: Here Are The Five Key Things to Look Out For

  • Investment bank profit seen lower after U.S. peers hurt
  • Barclays pretax profit may rise 4% to $2.5 billion in quarter

A Barclays logo is seen in the wing mirror of a scooter parked outside a Barclays Plc bank branch in Madrid.

Photographer: Angel Navarrete/Bloomberg

When Barclays Plc reports third-quarter results on Thursday, investors will be seeking news on the investment bank’s profitability and strategy. Jes Staley, who will take over as chief executive officer in December, on Wednesday pledged to “complete the necessary transformation and repositioning” of the securities unit to a “less capital-intensive model.”

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