More on Barclays' results: Adjusted profit misses forecasts

|About: Barclays PLC (BCS)|By:, SA News Editor

Barclays' (BCS) 2013 adjusted pretax profit of £5.2B ($8.52B) missed analyst consensus of £5.4B and was below 2012's figure of £7.05B.

Statutory pretax earnings of £2.9B was well above the £246M that Barclays generated a year earlier.

The bank provided no further details, although it will release full results tomorrow.

Last month, Barclays said it would take a £330M Q4 charge related to regulatory penalties and lawsuits.

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