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Saturday 08 January 2011
The tobacco companies found themselves among yesterday's major fallers on the blue-chip index, as analysts examined a doomsday scenario in which smoking dies out.
Thursday 28 October 2010
Monday 25 October 2010
Shares in the chip-maker ARM Holdings have been much in demand in recent weeks after rumours of a potential takeover resurfaced. That chat, along with a good contract win with Samsung, almost sent the Cambridge-based company's shares to an eight-year high in September.
Saturday 04 September 2010
Saturday 19 June 2010
William Hill was among the risers as the London market ended the week on a negative note, snapping its seven session-long winning streak last night.
Wednesday 05 May 2010
Royal Mail, British Airways and state-controlled banks Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds are among the big British companies that have a "shockingly poor reputation among consumers", a survey has revealed. British American Tobacco, the cigarette maker, has the worst corporate reputation out of 140 companies, but it is closely followed by Royal Bank of Scotland in 138th place and Lloyds TSB Group in 136th, according to the Reputation Institute's UK Pulse Report 2010.
Thursday 29 April 2010
Australia is poised to introduce the world's harshest anti-smoking laws, with tobacco companies forced to sell cigarettes in plain packets resembling prescription drug packs.
Thursday 29 April 2010
Monday 26 April 2010
Analysts expect another positive update from Premier Inn-owner Whitbread, with many in the City anticipating a positive outlook with the hospitality group's full-year figures this Thursday.
Sunday 18 April 2010
Tuesday 02 March 2010
The construction materials group Wolseley saw its shares trade higher as the bulls, lured by hopes of a turning point in earnings, outflanked the bears last night.
Monday 01 March 2010
Friday 26 February 2010
British American Tobacco has launched a scathing attack on the Government's plans to ban vending machines in pubs and displaying cigarettes in shops, as it toasted a jump in profits and revenues.
Monday 22 February 2010
Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group will announce their 2009 results this week, but analysts predict both are some way from profitability. The two British giants, both of which have been propped up by the Government, are expected to be overshadowed by Barclays' stellar results from last week, which helped drive the stock up almost 20 per cent since the start of the week.
Wednesday 03 February 2010
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