In a bid to expand its discount brokerage business, Barclays Stockbrokers said it would pursue customer accounts from Fidelity Brokerage Services' British unit, which is set to close this month.

A unit of the United Kingdom's Barclays Group, Barclays Stockbrokers said it planned to initiate joint mailings with Fidelity's British division this week in an attempt to pick up some of Fidelity's British accounts.

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