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E&P spending is expected to rise most meaningfully in Latin America, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Russia, BarCap said.
Mr Diamond said BarCap, which contributes to more than half the group's profit, had been "clearly impacted" by the market environment but the division continued to make progress.
The weaker performance at BarCap was offset by a strong show at its UK retail banking division, which saw revenues increase 21% to pounds 1.2bn and pre-tax profits more than double to pounds 494m.
"It has been a savage market out there." Chief Executive Bob Diamond, the American who built investment banking unit BarCap into a debt market powerhouse over the previous decade, said Barclays had cut 1,400 jobs during the first half and the tally was likely to rise to about 3,000 by the end of the year.
BarCap, which has underwritten 527 deals in the first three months, accounts for USD120.4bn in volume, it said.
It is also thought that measures used to account for deferred bonuses from 2009 and BarCap's push into new areas of business will have inflated compensation.
The index will be available on Bloomberg, Barclays Capital Live and the Barclays Capital POINT portfolio management and analytics platform," said BarCap.
The slower performance at BarCap mirrors updates last week from Royal Bank
At BarCap, Di Iorio will oversee the firm's equities trading business in Asia-Pacific, including cash equities, convertibles, derivatives, arbitrage and program trading.
Bob Diamond - BarCap boss and president of Barclays - said the division saw a tougher May and June, but added that July was a far better month.
BarCap's top-line income was down by almost a third, while it said trading revenues were 15% lower in the second quarter.
"Any bids that go straight to RBS - and there have been several - come to me and are directed to Barcap (Barclays Capital)," he said.
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