Profitable Barclays 'in top 10 world banks'
10 February 2012 Last updated at 10:57 GMT
Ralph Silva of SRN Consultancy has said he would rank Barclays in a top 10 of world banks.
Barclays has reported a 3% fall in profits to £5.9bn for last year, after being hit by a slowdown at its investment bank arm.
But Mr Silva argued that, given the global economic landscape, Barclays is doing extremely well.