Barclays' outsider tries to settle in

Barclays' appointment of investment banker Bob Diamond as chairman of Barclays Global Investors last summer indicated the group's commitment to fund management.

The man who achieved the impossible

Barclays Capital's CEO, Bob Diamond, talks to Antony Currie about his ambitions for the firm, explains why it is not delving into prop trading and why it won't be hurt by a bursting of the bond market bubble.