The boss of Barclays is set to face further scrutiny this week as the bank reports first-quarter figures.
Chief executive Jes Staley will likely face questions over a Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) investigation into his attempts to identify a whistleblower.
However, City analysts are expecting pre-tax profits of around £1.5bn, up 66 per cent from £902m in the same period in 2016.
Investec banking analyst Ian Gordon told Interactive Investor that Barclays to benefit from foreign exchange “tailwinds and market share gains”.
According to an analyst consensus by Yahoo Finance, revenues are expected to come in at £5.54bn, up 10 per cent on the first-quarter of 2016.
Barclays will report on Friday, the same day as Royal Bank of Scotland, which is expected to swing back into quarterly profit, and after Santander and Standard Chartered on Wednesday, and Lloyds on Thursday.