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Barclays Corporate, Investment Bank Had ‘Increase in Volumes’

March 27, 2012

Barclays Plc (BARC)’s corporate and investment bank had an “increase in volumes” this year compared with the year-earlier quarter and fourth quarter, said Chief Executive Officer Robert Diamond.

“We are encouraged by the start to the year,” said Diamond in a statement on the bank’s website. “In Europe, the credit crunch in the second half of last year has been significantly eased by the European Central Bank’s injection of almost a trillion euros.”

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