Barclays Posts Drop In 2011 Profit, Lowers Bonus Pool
Barclays PLC (NYSE: BCS) reported a decline in its profit and cut its bonus pool.
Barclays' full-year net attributable profit dropped to 3 billion pounds ($4.75 billion), from GBP3.56 billion in 2010. Its net interest income declined to GBP12.2 billion from GBP12.52 billion.
Barclays announced its plans to lift its cost-reduction forecast to GBP2 billion by 2013. It has lowered total incentive awards by 26%.
Barclays shares gained 4.80% to $15.29 in pre-market trading.
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