London LSE: BARC Barclays plc stock price chart (LSE: BARC, NYSE: BCS)

Barclays plc (LSE: BARC, NYSE: BCS) : British multinational investment bank and financial services company. Industry: Banking, Financial services. FTSE 100 Component. Headquarters: London, England, UK. Founded in 1690 as goldsmith bankers. The name "Barclays" became associated with in 1736, as James Barclay became a partner in the business.