Barclays' dark pool said to be shunned by Bernstein and Voya, Bloomberg says Barclays' dark pool may be shunned by firms from Sanford Bernstein & Co. and Voya Financial, reports Bloomberg. Citing people with knowledge of the matter, money managers are telling brokers not to send orders to Barclays LX venue after Attorney General Eric Schneiderman accused the trading venue of misleading clients about high-frequency trading. Reference Link
Barclays upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Goldman Sachs upgraded Barclays (BCS) to Buy saying the bank is positioned to benefit from less stringent leverage requirements. Goldman coupled the upgrade with a downgrade of HSBC (HSBC) to Neutral.