Barclays: Strong leaders must choose the right path

Peter Lee
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Barclays found the discipline to walk away from the ABN Amro deal, the determination to grab Lehman and the smarts to take the tough decisions quickly with its new US business. The same hunger for growth courses through its retail and commercial bank. But bad assets are the cost to pay. Investors might wonder who is keeping things under control at Barclays. Peter Lee reports.