Barclays' CEO has told ITV News the rise in the company's bonus pool is "in the long-term interests of our shareholders".
Antony Jenkins told Economics Editor Richard Edgar there was still a downward trend in bonuses and incentives in the long term, insisting the move was necessary to "get the best talent in the world" to work at the bank.
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