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Barclays Research, Institutional Cross-Asset Insights and Publications on Key Economic, Political and Market Developments


Barclays’ award-winning research platform is uniquely able to deliver an integrated cross-asset perspective on key economic, political and market developments. Our global team of more than 750 analysts covers every discipline, asset class and region. With our experience and expertise, we deliver actionable insights and innovative products to our clients, partnering with them to ensure they can leverage our resources to make informed investment decisions. Below is a selection of some of the macro products we produce. Institutional clients can request access to Barclays Live to view our full offering across asset classes, including Asset Allocation, Economics, Commodities, FX, Interest Rates, Credit, Equities, Indices and POINT, our multi-asset class portfolio analysis tool.

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Barclays Live

Our online client portal for research, indices, analytical tools, reporting and electronic trading via BARX.

Barclays Live is our comprehensive client-facing portal delivering the firm’s world-class cross-asset content to our clients:

  • Over 80 sophisticated analytical tools
  • More than 25 market monitors
  • Award-winning global Research
  • #1 Web Based Tools in the US and Europe - March 2013 – Institutional Investor
  • Top 2 for Equity Research in the US for 11 consecutive years – October 2012 – Institutional Investor
  • Top 3 for Fixed Income Research in the US for 13 consecutive years – September 2012 – Institutional Investor
  • Industry-leading Index franchise
  • Access to award-winning electronic trading service, BARX
  • POINT— Award-winning Portfolio Optimization and Index Tool
  • Prime Services cross-asset tools

Barclays Live app for iPad

The new Barclays Live app for iPad delivers access to award-winning research, data and analytics, helping Barclays’ institutional clients to cut through the information deluge. Interactive tiles allow clients to view the content they want, store it for offline use, annotate it on the go, and more. It's the best of Barclays Live, seamlessly synchronized with Barclays Live on the desktop, and now tailored for clients on the iPad.

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Key Features include:

  • Interactive tiles that allow clients to organize a dashboard of content based on the asset classes, securities, currencies and analysts that are of interest to them
  • A Watchlist that allows clients to “watch” content without subscribing to it
  • A Workbook that allows clients to save their favorite content for easy access in the future
  • Seamless synchronization with Barclays Live on the desktop, where clients can view their tiles on the Watchlist and access their folders in the Workbook
  • Annotate content and store it for offline access
  • “Live” content, including real-time FX prices from BARX
  • Financial forecasts from Barclays’ fundamental analysts on more than 2,500 companies under coverage
  • Access to market data across rates, securitized products, credit and Barclays indices, as well as popular analytic tools from Barclays Live, including CHART, Credit Center and TRENDS
  • Ability to receive messages from Barclays analysts and sales teams and create daily summary emails with desired content


If you have any questions, please email the Barclays Live Help Desk at or contact an appropriate individual:

Barclays Live Sales

The Barclays Live app and Barclays Research app are for Barclays’ institutional clients only. A Barclays Live username and password are required.

Standard mobile device data rates may apply when using the application.

The products described herein may not be eligible for sale in all jurisdictions or to certain categories of investors.

Find out more about the Barclays Live app