As it happened: Barclays chief's resignation

Key points

  • Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond has resigned with immediate effect, followed hours later by chief operating officer Jerry del Missier.
  • MPs will vote on Thursday on whether to have a judge-led or parliamentary inquiry into Barclays' inter-bank interest rate fixing.
  • Barclays chairman Marcus Agius, who had announced his own resignation on Monday, is running the bank until a new chief executive is found.

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Reporting:

  • Lucy Wilkins 
  • Holly Wallis 
  • Stephen Robb 

Last updated 3 July 2012

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