Barclays grants $53M in stock to top execs

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

The money includes bonuses, so-called role-based pay, and deferred compensation built up over the last five years. The payouts come as Barclays (BCS +1.9%) draws plenty of criticism for boosting 2013 bonuses after reporting a big Q4 loss, and after announcing up to 12K job cuts this year, or about 8% of its workforce.