Barclays (BCS) H1 profit before before tax rises to £4.2B from £3.7B a year ago. Sovereign...

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

Barclays (BCS) H1 profit before before tax rises to £4.2B from £3.7B a year ago. Sovereign exposure to PIIGS + Cyprus reduced 22% to £5.6B. Core Tier 1 ratio at 10.9%. (PR .pdf)