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Barclays-Qatar agreements were “appropriate and signed off”, court hears

By James Thomas

27 November 2019

Barclays-Qatar agreements were “appropriate and signed off”, court hears Barclays Bank (Credit: iStock.com/hatman12)

The rapid growth of the Qatari sovereign wealth fund and Barclays’ prestige meant both parties were “ready to jump” at the idea of entering into an agreement together, a former Barclays banker has said.