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Chart of the day: Bob Diamond's Midas touch

Bob Diamond presided over Barclays Capital during a period of unprecedented growth - but his time as CEO wasn't quite so fruitful. Over the last 16 years, the bank outperformed an index of world banks for most of them, but lost the lead shortly after Diamond took over.

Alex Hern is a technology reporter for the Guardian. He was formerly staff writer at the New Statesman. You should follow Alex on Twitter.