Barclays sets apart extra £700m for PPI

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Barclays has set aside an additional £700m to satisfy repayment claims for mis-selling fee protection insurance.

The information came because the bank stated costs associated with the sale of a part of its Africa unit had driven it right into a £1.2bn loss in the first 1/2 the year.

The sale of the Africa industry was part of Barclays’ plan to do something about the united kingdom and US.

Stripping out the losses from the Africa sale, Barclays published a THIRTEEN% rise in crew pre-tax income to £2.34bn.

Barclays leader govt Jes Staley stated: “Our trade is now considerably simplified, the restructuring is complete, our capital ratio is within our finish-state objective vary, and, while we are additionally operating to position conduct issues at the back of us, we will be able to now cope with what issues so much to our shareholders: improving workforce returns.”

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It took a £69m fee to cover claims for cost protection insurance coverage repayment in the first six months of the year.

Santander additionally said net loan lending fell through £200m after it withdrew some of its best charges at the finish of last year.

The Banco Santander workforce as a whole saw 2nd quarter internet benefit soar by way of 37% to £1.75bn euros (£1.5bn) helped by means of robust expansion in South America.

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