The index’s scientific committee, of which BNPP IP is a member, is currently reviewing various options for refining the index’s methodology
A worker based opposite the scene of the incident, who asked to remain anonymous, told the Evening Standard that the building had an 'open atrium'.
But the understated Brit is already making clear that under his leadership, Deutsche Bank will make a break with its immediate past -- or indeed, reconnect with its history.
He will also allege that when he expressed disquiet about the takeover of ABN Amro, which was in an even worse state, he was ignored because Fred "the Shred" Goodwin wanted it to go ahead.
For Barclays alone, that would see between 26,000 and 66,000 jobs cut worldwide, and 280-700 branches shut in Britain.
What is needed is an electronic payment system based on cryptographic proof instead of trust, allowing any two willing parties to transact directly with each other without the need for a trusted third party.
Barclays also faces heavier risk weights being placed on its wholesale trading book, which will constrain returns and dividends more than the market has anticipated, it argued.