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Discover what’s in Capital One’s wallet

Donald Trump is losing support from small donors, US lender Capital One has agreed to buy rival Discover Financial for $35.3bn, and Barclays updated investors on its strategy for the first time in eight years. 


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Donald Trump’s donor numbers fall by 200,000 compared with 2019

Capital One agrees to buy Discover Financial for $35bn

Barclays to return £10bn to shareholders

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